Joe Hastings, percussion, harmonica, and vocals, and Bill Somers, guitar and vocals, are "Front Porch Blues". They were the winners of the Treasure Coast Blues Society's Regional IBC (International Blues Challenge Competition) and competed in the IBC Challenge on Beale Street in Memphis, Tn. in January of 2020, sponsored by the Blues Foundation.
Joe and Bill have enjoyed much fun and success together, sharing their unique take on the blues. They have played locally in Sebastian, Fl. at the Tiki Bar & Grill, Pareidolia Brewing Co., Crab Stop of Sebastian, and in Ft. Pierce, Fl. at the Summer Crush Winery, Manatee Island Bar & Grill, and the Black Box Theater. They also have performed at the Vero Beach Blues & BBQ Festival and the Fireman's Fair at the Indian River Fairgrounds, as well as the Ft. Pierce Jazz & Blues Society' Festival.