Porter Nickerson playing The Ark on Friday night


Midwest artists Willy Porter and Carmen Nickerson, an exciting addition to the

indie-duo scene, will perform at 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 27 at The Ark. Tickets are $21.

With their liquid harmonies and unassailable, playful performance chemistry, these two solo artists have joined their unique talents to create the unforgettable sound of Porter Nickerson.

Porter has been turning first-time listeners into die-hard fans for more than two decades. His blistering guitar playing and rich songwriting provides the perfect architecture to support Nickerson’s lush vocals, complimenting and elevating Porter’s songs to make them feel both fresh and timeless.

The pair first collaborated on the 2013 EP Cheeseburgers and Gasoline and again on Porter’s 2015 record Human Kindness.

In 2016 the duo performed as the featured musical guests on NPR’s A Prairie Home Companion.  Together these highly accomplished artists take audiences on a singular musical ride full of heart, grit, energy, and fun that showcases the best of what live music has to offer.




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