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Everything you need to know about PorchFest KC 2023

We’re breaking down all of the details for the annual, community music festival, PorchFest KC.

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It’s like caroling in reverse.

Photo by Seth Meyer Photography

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Music in Midtown. PorchFest KC, an annual music festival in Kansas City, is officially making its return after a three-year hiatus.

What originally started as an opportunity for neighbors and locals to showcase musicians in a unique + innovative way has turned into a highly-anticipated, full blown festival here in KC.

To help you prepare for the porch-centered party, we’re breaking down all of the details of PorchFest KC 2023.

When and where is it?

PorchFest KC takes place in Midtown, specifically the Roanoke and Valentine neighborhoods. See this map for porch perimeters.

The fest takes place Saturday, Oct. 14 from 12 to 6 p.m.


Pop by a porch to hear local musicians + try yummy food.

Photo by Seth Meyer Photography

Who is performing?

With 100+ musicians across multiple genres, there will be a porch for every person. Acts include:

  • Stateline Singers
  • The Young & The Rest Of Us
  • The Pepper Sprouts
  • Cia Michelle
  • Nate in the Evening

See the full list of performers + a full schedule.

Important details

Be the most prepared porch-hopper with these pro-tips:

  • Download the mobile app for easy access to the schedule.
  • Come hungry and try local food truck bites.
  • Parking is limited so arrive early and carpool.
  • Bring some spending money to buy CDs or merch from your favs.

Party on, PorchFest KC goers.

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