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Porchfest West Central Founder Marshall Peterson

Now in it's sixth year, Porchfest West Central is a free local music festival and community event in the West Central Neighborhood of Spokane. Homeowners will host local musicians and performers on their porches from 3 - 7 p.m. on Saturday, September, 21st. Details and more information are at

Marshall Peterson is a Spokane-based photographer and owner of the Marmot Art Space gallery in Kendall Yards. He started Porchfest in 2014, based on the original Porchfest event in Ithaca, NY. More information about Marshall is at

Chris Maccini previously worked at SPR as Morning Edition host and producing arts and special programming such as The Bookshelf, Poetry Moment, Northwest Arts Review, special features and more.