This years Music on the Porches will be held on
It is the seventh year of this village wide happening which celebrates music, art and culture in the Valley!
Merchants and residents throughout the Village of Peninsula,welcome musicians to their porches to
“make a joyful noise” and fill the valley
with music of all genres throughout the day and into the evening.
A village wide event, brought to you through a collaboration between
Peninsula Area Chamber of Commerce,
Peninsula Foundation, and with financial support from the Ohio Arts Council. We welcome you to stop by, take a workshop, bring your favorite picnic blanket or chair to sit and listen to music, take in a concert, visit our shops and galleries, come spend a day in our village!
This year we will add local food vendors so you can grab something to eat while catching your favorite song. Monies from the Ohio Art Council will be used to sponsor interactive and educational workshops at The Bronson Church.
The G.A.R. Hall will host an evening concert featuring The Speedbumps! You can purchase tickets for the evening event through www.peninsulahistory.org
or by calling 330-657-2528.
Music on the Porches has 4 workshops to offer this year. Make sure you stop and take a listen or have a talk with these artists as they demonstrate their craft!
MUSIC ON THE PORCHES is happy to provide these free workshops- more information on additional workshops soon…
12-3 The Bronson Church
Doug Unger & Mark Ward
World reknown luthier, Peninsula’s own Doug Unger and fellow luthier Mark Ward talk about instrument building. Doug is known for his intricate inlay work on banjos and mandolins. Mark Ward is a fine stringed instrument builder and specialist in restorative work. Stop by for this rare opportunity to catch these two fine artisans
You might even catch them playing a tune or two!
Check out some of the music we have planned so far…more to come!
Avin Loki Baird- 11:30-1:30
Red Brick Rhodes- 1:30-3:30
Jon Mosey- 3:30-5:30
Trail Mix- Peninsula
Log Cabin Gallery
Sara Finan- 11-1
Marc Lee Shannon- 1-3
The Gage Brothers 3:30-5:30
If you haven’t been down to visit us in the Valley lately, why not make Music on the Porches your reason to come back!
Here are a few pictures from last year’s event! We will see you soon!