Editorial: JP Porchfest returns

Almost 130 bands at 72 JP homes?

And dance parties and performances all over the neighborhood, with an eye to including virtually everyone?

The Jamaica Plain Porchfest has remarkable growth and organizing wisdom for an event that returns for only its second year on July 11.

What a tribute to the creativity of JP’s many musicians and artists. And what a great addition to the pantheon of local cultural events like Wake Up the Earth and the JP Music Festival.

It is great to see a new tradition blossom so quickly. Thanks to Mindy Fried and Marie Ghitman for bringing Porchfest to life and showing us JP’s vitality.

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