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Porch Stomp was founded in 2014 as a part of the 2014 Make Music New York Festival. Featuring a variety of acts and institutions, Porch Stomp immediately became recognized as a hub for cross-genre folk musicians and folk music lovers to share in celebration a day of music and fun. Today, Porch Stomp has expanded to include over 200 acts and functions by way of a 100% volunteer-run team of artists and community builders. Porch Stomp is fiscally sponsored by Make Music New York, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization; all contributions are 100% tax deductible. 

Meet The Team

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Theo Boguszewski


Community organizer, aspiring fiddler, occasional bartender

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Shane Walton

Volunteer Coordinator

Buildings by day. Banjo by night.

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