MCC-Penn Valley: Neighborhood partner for PorchFestKC 2016

porchfestMetropolitan Community College-Penn Valley is pleased to support what has become an annual event in its backyard.

For three years, midtown Kansas City has come alive with an afternoon of music delivered from the porches of people’s homes. This year, the festivities, which are happening on Oct. 8, take place in the Valentine Neighborhood, right next to MCC-Penn Valley, 3201 Southwest Trafficway, Kansas City.

“We at MCC-Penn Valley are very excited to partner with the Valentine Neighborhood Association for the upcoming PorchfestKC,” says Tony Ross, interim president for the campus.

Here’s how it works:

  • PorchFestKC features a large number of local musical acts, performing on front porches simultaneously, for one afternoon.
  • Place, date and time:  Valentine Neighborhood, Oct. 8, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Music is all genres, played acoustic or near-acoustic.  140 bands. 41 porch-stages.
  • Festival attendees will wander from porch-to-porch, on foot and/or bike, listening to a rotating offering of musicians.
  • Each stage will feature a different style of music, delivered by local and regional musicians.
  • Entry is free.

Click here to go to PorchFestKC’s website for more details about band schedule, parking and other related information.

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