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4th Annual Winchester Porchfest takes place June 8, still looking for solo acts

The Morningside Messengers will be part of the 4th Annual Winchester Porchfest event on June 8. COURTESY PHOTO/WINCHESTER PORCHFEST PLANNING COMMITTEE

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The following was submitted by the Winchester Porchfest Planning Committee:

The 4th annual Winchester Porchfest will take place Saturday, June 8 all around town. This is a free, family-friendly music festival that features local performers of all ages.

In prior years there have been more than 40 acts, and there’s room for more.

The band Operativo clamor performs at last year's Porchfest. COURTESY PHOTO/WINCHESTER PORCHFEST PLANNING COMMITTEE

Porchfest welcomes performances of all types: Music, dance, poetry and storytelling. The committee is currently seeking solo acts, duets, small bands, large bands, dance groups, poets and story tellers.

The deadline to apply to perform or to host is May 20.

As a special addition this year, WinCam has offered to provide videography and photography training to anyone who volunteers to record this special day.

The Porchfest Committee is working to prepare this year's event,which will take place on June 8. COURTESY PHOTO/WINCHESTER PORCHFEST PLANNING COMMITTEE

Find out everything else you need to know at

Porchfest is a Friends of Music initiative, organized and run by local volunteers, and funded in part by a grant from the Winchester Cultural Council and the Mass Cultural Council.

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