Porter Productions is hosting the first-ever The Town and The City Festival to be held in Lowell, MA on October 19th and 20th. The festival, which will be held in multiple venues in downtown Lowell, will celebrate the adventurous spirit of Lowell native, Jack Kerouac, in an event which features both locally based and national touring acts. Named for the title of his first major published work, The Town and City Festival offers regularly priced Weekend Passes for $45 in advance and $55 once the festival begins. Individual show prices can be found at https://www.showclix.com/event/the-town-and-the-city-festival
Attendees will have access to music across a multitude of venues in Lowell to see artists including Abbie Barrett, Ali McGuirk, Andrea Gibson, Anjimile, Arlen, Bat House, Billy Wylder, Bong Wish, Chris Freeman (from Parsonfield), D-Tension with DJ Emoh Betta, daisybones, Damon & Naomi, Dan and the Wildfire, DJ Myth, Ed “Moose” Savage, Edo G, Evan Goodrow Band, EXP, Frank Morey, Gary Hoey, Horse Mode, Idle Pilot, Janaka Stucky, Jireh Calo Group, Kingsley Flood, Kristin Hersh, Luna Collective featuring Cara Campanelli, Melvern Taylor, oldsoul, Phil Cambra and The Space Cadets, Scarlett Sabet, Scott Pittman, Sechion, Sugar Blood Jinx, Surprise Party, The Droimlins, The Natty D’s, The Party Band, The Shirts And Shoes, Walter Sickert and the Army of Lost Toys, Will Dailey, and Wreckless Eric.
Venues across downtown Lowell will be hosting the festival including The Luna Theater, Coffee and Cotton, Christ Church United, Gallery Z, and the Parker Gallery at the Whistler House Museum of Art which will host all-ages performances. Other participating venues will be Zorba Music Hall, Uncharted Gallery, Warp & Weft, The Old Court, and Dudley’s which will host 21+ shows.