Bynum Front Porch, at 950 Bynum Road in Pittsboro (Chatham County), is a relaxed setting to enjoy music, and worth the drive from other parts of the Triangle. They host several regularly scheduled events, including storytelling, a music series, and a bluegrass jam session, open to all.
Bynum Front Porch is a nonprofit that rents the old Bynum General Store, turning it into a community gathering spot.
Bynum Front Porch House Shows
These house concerts will take place indoors, on the third Friday of the month, from September through April, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. They are free, but the hat is passed.
Sept. 21, 2018 Chatham Rabbits
Oct. 19, 2018 The Hill Country Cosmopolitans
Nov. 16, 2018 Garrett Newton Band
Dec. 21, 2018 Bobby Gales and New Direction Bluegrass
Jan. 18, 2019 The Moon and You
Feb. 15, 2019 Bett Padgett
March 15, 2019 MSG Acoustic Blues Trio
April 19, 2019 John Stevens
Bynum Front Porch Music Series
Bynum Front Porch Music Series is a weekly concert that takes place Fridays, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., from May 4th to August 31st. It’s free to attend; however, donations of $5-$10 are encouraged. The donations pay the band, and also helps to pay the rent and utilities for Bynum Front Porch. They also helps to fund the scholarships mentioned above.
These concerts are held outside, weather permitting, and move inside for inclement weather.
Check back soon for 2019 schedule:
Bynum Front Porch Storytelling
Second Saturdays from September to May, Bynum Front Porch sponsors a storytelling show 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Professional storytellers come from across the state, plus local folks that “know how to spin a good yarn,” and a comedian emcee. They tell true stories, folk tales, legends… and sometimes big lies! There are refreshments and time for visiting too. The shows are inside the Bynum General Store. You do not need to bring a chair.Bynum Front Porch Storytelling –
Bynum History Show
Free. 6:30-9:00 PM January 12, 2019
Bynum Front Porch Storytelling – Eric Bannan, Candace Knotts, Ron I. Jones and more.
Mick McKenna hosts!
Free. 6:30-9:00 PM February 9, 2019
Bynum Front Porch Storytelling – Haw River Show
Free. 6:30-9:00 PM March 9, 2019
Bynum Front Porch Storytelling – Eric Bannan, Sarah Beth Nelson, Cynthia Brown, Sam Pearsall.
Host to be announced.
Free. 6:30-9:00 PM April 13, 2019
Bynum Front Porch Storytelling – ReVonda Crow, Barbara Lott, plus more!
Free. 6:30-9:00 PM May 11, 2019
Bynum Front Porch Pickin’
Bynum Front Porch hosts a free bluegrass jam session, Front Porch Pickin’ every 2nd and 4th Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The picking is a bluegrass jam session open to musicians and singers of all skill levels and ages. Acoustic instruments only.
More upcoming events in Chatham County
Friday, December 21, 2018
Saturday, December 22, 2018
Saturday, January 12, 2019
Friday, January 18, 2019
Saturday, January 26, 2019
Saturday, February 9, 2019
Friday, February 15, 2019