Front Porch - Bluegrass/Western Swing/Jug Fusion Open bluegrass jam session (With Front Porch as host band) $5 for regular entry and free for jammers! Melbourne based group Front Porch will be returning to Open Studio to jam out more sounds of Bluegrass, Western Swing and Jug Fusion! Still fresh on the scene Front Porch have been gathering a name for themselves at various markets, venues and festivals around Melbourne and wider Victoria.
MANDACARU's lead singer and accordion player Phillipe Alves brings influences from his hometown and over 15 years of expertise sharing Forró from the Northeast of Brazil. Felipe Camara on percussion/vocals is a professional singer and guitar player from Belo Horizonte, Brazil, and has been playing Brazilian rhythms such as Bossa Nova, Samba, Baião and Forró for over 16 years.