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PorchFest returns on 9/25, featuring more than 30 local bands

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The Rochester Performance and Arts Center (RPAC) will be hosting PorchFest, a free outdoor music festival, on Sunday, September 25th from 12-5pm, in downtown Rochester.

PorchFest features more than 30 bands. from around the region. Bands are placed on outdoor stages throughout the downtown and attendees are encouraged to walk around and experience a wide variety of genres. RPAC is also planning to have food, vendors, and dancing in the Bernier Insurance parking lot.

Participating restaurants and retail shops will be offering specials and discounts to attendees wearing all-access bracelets. All-access bracelets are only $10 and can be purchased online or in person during the event. According to organizers, there will be volunteers walking around selling bracelets. The all-access pass also gives you access to the after-party at The Garage, at The Governor’s Inn.

Proceeds raised from this event directly support music scholarships for under-served students at the Rochester Performance & Arts Center.

Visit www.rochesteroperahouse.com/porchfest22 to learn more. The event is sponsored by Rochester Main Street, a 501c3 nonprofit organization.

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