We have two stages again this year for Art On The Porches and some fantastic bands lined up to play! There will be music and performances from 10am onwards and to make sure you get to see your favorite here is the schedule for the day –

Downtown Dental Stage @ Clairmonte Ave

Downtown Dental Syracuse

10am    Kambuyu Marimba Ensemble – A 7 piece Marimba ensemble-Dynamic, percussive rhythms rooted in the African tradition

11:30    Mark Nanni and the Intention – A Swingin’ hot zydeco style jazz trio with the ever-talented Los Blancos keyman with assistance from Josh DeKaney on drums and Don Martin

on bass.

1pm      Gary Frenay and Arty Lenin – Sammy award winning power pop duo

2:15      Los Blancos –  A mongrel mix of American Roots music born from decades of dues in the hands of a band that plays it from the heart.

4:15      Department  –


Gannon’s Isle Stage @ 105 Ruskin Ave

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10am     Dave Robertson – Solo Acoustic

11:30     Reyna-Rose Band – Reyna Stagnaro and Eileen Rose deliver sweet Americana music with a fresh mountain sound!

1pm       Black Squirrels – Acoustic dance band. Folk, Americana, Irish, English, Gypsy, Punk, Pop, Old Country…all run through the Black Squirrels grinder.

2:30       Zeke Leonard – Americana on self made instruments.

3pm       Malvinas – Chaos based in the work of Malvina Reynolds… art/rock/noise/punk/riot grrrl/jamboree/feminist band

3:45       The Stonelord Brothers – Soaring neuvo-classic rock

Throughout the day there are many other events taking place up and down the length of Ruskin Avenue –

Family and Children’s Yoga – From 1- 3pm on the lawn @122 Ruskin Julie from Yoga For Kids will be teaching family/child yoga.

Syracuse Shakespeare Festival – Actors in costume and character will be roaming the street and performing all day.

Global Arts & Crafts Expedition for Kids – Hands-on art & craft fun for all ages, especially our little neighbors. Explore global arts & crafts with an all-new “around-the-world” experience for kids: collaborative community art at every stop, along with a make & take craft project.

SyraUke – There will be a conflagration of the occasional anti-virtuosic come-one-come-all Syracuse University ukulele extravaganza SyraUke at 12:30 at Art On The Porches in front of 107 Ruskin ave. Bring your ukulele and join the fun!

The Independent Potters Association of CNY – Join members of long time supporters of Art On The Porches The Independent Potters Association of CNY who will be exhibiting their work as well as providing demonstrations throughout the day on the Porch @114 Ruskin.

 The Little Strathmore Schoolhouse will be doing preschool crafts for the children on the lawn at 125 Ruskin from 12pm-2pm.