Local Latter-Day Saints sang carols during the Monday commute. The large group's singing gave the bustling station a different atmosphere than usual. When Jamaica Plain News passed by around 7 p.m., Sister Sophie Brooks said the group had been singing for a few hours. While the nearest Mormon temple to JP is in Belmont, there is an LDS meetinghouse just south of JP in Roslindale on Mount Hope Street.
With more than 80 porches and 500-plus performers, no video can capture all the JP Porchfest goodness. But here, in less than a minute, is a selection of sounds from mellow vibes to jittery rock to heartfelt rap. More Porchfest 2016 coverage:
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Filmed by Marco Perfetti in a Jamaica Plain kitchen. Acadêmicos de Milton Friedman is a Brazilian music group based in Jamaica Plain that has been gaining huge attention since the year of 2014. Since their foundation, the Acadêmicos band has reached more than 8,500 followers on Facebook in Brazil, without even playing a single concert there. With their music videos available online, their appeal have reached a wide young and mature audience all over Brazil, and these numbers keep ascending quickly, reaching its peak at the upcoming performance for the 2nd Forum of Liberty and Democracy on Oct. 19th this year.
The fifth edition of the Jamaica Plain Music Festival benefited from the best weather in the celebration's history. The only scorching came from the guitar solos, not unbearable heat, and storms stayed away. Here are some photos that provide a flavor for this year's event.
For the fifth year running, the Jamaica Plain Music Festival is here! Groove to more than 20 bands and celebrate your connections to the neighborhood you love. Here's everything you need to know to soak up the goodness of the 2015 Jamaica Plain Music Festival. Where: Pinebank Field