Now in its 11th year Quincy Porchfest, is a free music festival held in the historic downtown district of Quincy, Florida. It was founded in 2012 by local drummer Walter Kelleher and was the first festival of its kind held in the State of Florida. Porchfest brings musicians and neighborhoods together to celebrate and build community. This year’s lineup includes Lili Forbes, Funky ‘Taters, Disciples of Music, Thursday Night Music Club, Ben Flournoy Trio, Jerry Thigpen Trio, Baby Gray, Latin Soul, Hot Tamale, and Madison Street.
The event is hosted by Quincy Main Street and presented by Trulieve, May Nursery and Capital City Bank. Other sponsors included Climate Control, Marathon Oil, Bell and Bates Home Center, Padgett’s Jewelry, and the Gadsden County Times.
Partners include the Gadsden Arts Center and Museum. Porch hosts are the First Presbyterian Church-Quincy, Centenary Methodist Church, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, the Millhouse Inn, the Gadsden County Times, Lines Hinson & Lines Attorneys at Law, and private homeowners in the historic district–Josh Heller and Natalie Edwards, Lorene Kitzmiller and Paul Manske, Jimmy Auman, Mark and Martha Fletcher. Thank you to all!