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"the Porch"

Thursday, April 30
Host: TBA

Michael Kelsey
Friday, May 1
8PM - $15

In Loving Memory of Scott Shultz

Welcome to Front Porch Music's Web site!

Front Porch Music is a picker's paradise located in Valparaiso, IN. (We are about an hour from Chicago)

Our specialty is our selection of high quality acoustic guitars. We are authorized dealers for C.F. Martin, Taylor,  Larrivée,  
Yamaha, Seagull, Art & Lutherie.

We also carry Deering banjos, Dulcimers, autoharps, mandolins, resonator guitars, banjos, electric guitars and electric
basses. We have many accessories (strings, capos, tuners, picks, straps, etc.) and a large selection of books and instructional

Looking for CD's? We have hundreds of wonderful releases from local and nationally touring artists & songwriters.

The lower level of our store has been converted into a 72 seat coffee house where many fine artists travel to perform
concerts and entertain our highly appreciative audiences. We also have an open stage each week. The open stages are on
Thursdays and some weekend nights when there isn't another show both starting at 8:00 pm CST.

Front Porch music also is home of the most popular (and we feel the best) instructional program in Northwest Indiana. The
success of the lesson program is due largely to our 32 very different instructors. Having this number of instructors allows us
to customize the lesson to the student. Whatever the style, we've got the teacher.

We also have a full service Repair Shop on the top level of our store. Where our repair center can fix anything from small
subtle adjustments to major repairs.

The concept is complete service. At Front Porch Music you can buy a guitar, have our repair shop set it up to your
specifications, learn how to play it by taking weekly lessons, try out your new songs at our open stage, and in time perform
your own concert and sell your CD's and tapes.

Now that's a picker's paradise!
The Front Porch Music newsletter is published six times a
year at 505 E. Lincolnway, Valparaiso, IN 46383. It may
be picked up at that address free of charge; or, it may be
received by first class mail if you send your name, mailing
address and $3.00 per year for the postage. Please make
checks payable to: Front Porch Music. Thanks!
505 E. Lincolnway Valparaiso, IN 46383
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