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Photos: Jamaica Plain Porchfest 2017

Musicians, comedians, poets and other performers took over nearly 100 porches and lawns in Jamaica Plain on Saturday. Rain held off until later later in the afternoon, providing the perfect summertime setting for Porchfest.

Here are some scenes and sounds:

Sharp Nines play at the 2017 Jamaica Plain Porchfest. (Elizabeth Gillis/WBUR)
Sharp Nines play at the 2017 Jamaica Plain Porchfest. (Elizabeth Gillis/WBUR)
The Mattapan Teen Center performs with Devin Ferreira, on sax. (Elizabeth Gillis/WBUR)
The Mattapan Teen Center performs with Devin Ferreira, on sax. (Elizabeth Gillis/WBUR)
Spectators on Lamartine Street at the 2017 Jamaica Plain Porchfest. (Elizabeth Gillis/WBUR)
Spectators on Lamartine Street at the 2017 Jamaica Plain Porchfest. (Elizabeth Gillis/WBUR)
At Wee The People's "Protestival" during the JP Porchfest, kids build a giant wall with boxes at Boston's Mozart Park before tearing them down for the finale. (Greg Cook/WBUR)
At Wee The People's "Protestival" during the JP Porchfest, kids build a giant wall with boxes at Boston's Mozart Park before tearing them down for the finale. (Greg Cook/WBUR)
Berklee students Brenda Lau, from Panama, and Sonia Coronando, from Colombia, sing a Gloria Estefan cover at the Jamaica Plain Porchfest. (Elizabeth Gillis/WBUR)
Berklee students Brenda Lau, from Panama, and Sonia Coronando, from Colombia, sing a Gloria Estefan cover at the Jamaica Plain Porchfest. (Elizabeth Gillis/WBUR)
The Whiskey Barrel Band. (Elizabeth Gillis/WBUR)
The Whiskey Barrel Band. (Elizabeth Gillis/WBUR)
(Elizabeth Gillis/WBUR)
(Elizabeth Gillis/WBUR)
A couple dances in the street to Whiskey Barrel Band's cover of "Wagon Wheel." (Elizabeth Gillis/WBUR)
A couple dances in the street to Whiskey Barrel Band's cover of "Wagon Wheel." (Elizabeth Gillis/WBUR)
The Solars play on Centre Street during JP Porchfest in Boston's Jamaica Plain neighborhood. (Greg Cook/WBUR)
The Solars play on Centre Street during JP Porchfest in Boston's Jamaica Plain neighborhood. (Greg Cook/WBUR)
J Collective performs at JP's Porchfest. (Elizabeth Gillis/WBUR)
J Collective performs at JP's Porchfest. (Elizabeth Gillis/WBUR)

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