Porter & Sayles official music video for “This Guitar” from their eponymous 2016 debut album release

The folk/pop duo of Porter & Sayles announce their first official music video for “This Guitar” from their eponymous 2016 debut album release. The video was co-produced by Porter & Sayles and Prevailed Studios in Stroudsburg, PA.

(PRNewsfoto/Porter & Sayles)

Christian Porter and Regina­ Sayles, feature a Martin Dreadnought Jr on the “This Guitar” recording as well as electric guitar, piano, bass, drums, shaker, tambourine, violin, viola, and cello. The song was recorded in studio, engineered by Christian and co-produced by Christian and Regina. Mixing and mastering by KOIL. “This Guitar” is about a musician’s struggle to balance a love of music with a serious relationship.

Porter & Sayles recently wrapped a 10-city tour across the East Coast and Mid-West and have a show and songwriting workshop planned for Sept. 29 at Tiffin University’s Marion Center in Tiffin, Ohio. They will also be appearing at the IEBA Conference in Nashville in October with more shows to be added later this year.

Highlights of 2017 include:

  • Hard Rock Rising – Philadelphia Regional Winners
  • Finalist for NashNext Contest Sponsored by Cat Country Radio (August 31st performance at The Great Allentown Fair)
  • Performance at Musikfest in Bethlehem, PA – Three separate shows throughout festival
  • Performance at Summerfest Milwaukee, opened for Dan + Shay on the Uline Warehouse Stage
  • Opened for Los Lonely Boys at Cleveland’s Beachland Ballroom
  • Launch Music Conference and Festival in Lancaster, PA – Opened for Frankie Ballard and also played the Main Stage
  • USA Songwriters Competition Showcase at SXSW 2017
  • Light of Day Festival, Asbury Park, NJ – Three appearances including the Main Event

Porter & Sayles released their first album to widespread critical acclaim in 2016. Huffington Post described the record as “13 fresh, folk/pop tunes that are eminently enjoyable…The record is frankly great and deserves attention and airplay.” They have shared the stage with Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo, The Steve Miller Band, Los Lonely Boys, Dan + Shay, and Frankie Ballard.

Porter & Sayles will also be releasing a 5-song Holiday EP on Black Friday featuring their original “This Time of Year” along with other uniquely arranged holiday classics.