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Front Porch Step Finally Releases Statement Regarding Sexual Misconduct Allegations

After three months of hiding out away from the internet and public eye, Jake McElfresh, better known by his stage name Front Porch Step, has released a statement via Facebook regarding December’s allegations of sexual misconduct with minors. You can read the entire post below. Late last year, allegations regarding McElfresh’s conduct with underage girls […]

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Head North And Have Mercy Comment On Front Porch Step

Within hours of Front Porch Step announcing the cancellation of all current tour plans, two of the bands who planned on sharing the road with singer-songwriter Jake McElfresh in coming months have broken their silence regarding the recent sexual harassment allegations. Head North and Have Mercy were two of the groups planning to support Mcelfresh […]

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Front Porch Step Issues New Statement, Cancels All Tour Plans

The controversy surrounding Front Porch Step, otherwise known as singer-songwriter Jake McElfresh, has taken another turn. Just three days after breaking his silence to fans and press, McElfresh has issued a second statement informing fans that he has decided to suspend all current tour plans. Writing to fans through Facebook, which has become the source […]

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Front Porch Step Removed From Pure Noise Records Roster, Socials

Capping off a week filled with rumors and allegations of sexual harassment, Front Porch Step is apparently no longer a part of the Pure Noise Records family. Early this morning, a diligent UTG reader brought to our attention the fact Front Porch Step, otherwise known as Jake McElfresh, has been removed from the roster page […]

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Allison Weiss Drops Off Upcoming Tour With Front Porch Step

In a new status update posted by Allison Weiss, she will no longer be going on her UK tour with Front Porch Step this month due to the allegations against him. The tour is set to kick off Jan. 22 in Southampton, UK. As of right now the tour is not canceled and it does […]

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Front Porch Step Releases Statement Addressing Sexual Harassment Rumors

It’s the first day of the new year, but before we can look ahead to the exciting possibilities that lie ahead we have one bit of 2014 drama left to sort out. Last night, while many of you were likely partying away the final day of the year, Front Porch Step – aka Jake McElfresh […]

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Front Porch Step Breaks Silence

The internet has been buzzing over rumors and allegations that Front Porch Step, otherwise known as singer-songwriter Jake McElfresh, has been sexually harassing underage fans through text for months (if not longer). We brought you the original story just yesterday afternoon, and since that time the petition to have FPS removed from Warped Tour has […]

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Front Porch Step Accused Of Sexual Harassment, Label Responds

Editor’s note: Before we begin, I want to make it clear that this story is still very much developing. In the days and even weeks ahead some details may change, but at the time of posting everything in this article has been fact checked…twice. Front Porch Step, otherwise known as singer-songwriter Jake McElfresh, has been […]

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REVIEW: Front Porch Step – ‘Whole Again’

Artist: Front Porch Step Album: Whole Again EP Genre: Acoustic folk Label: Pure Noise Records I’ve grown to love the EP format over the years. When it’s properly executed, a shorter release offers a perfectly sized stopgap for fans between records, while giving the artist an opportunity to try new things in a sidestep from […]

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Front Porch Step Debuts Title Track From Upcoming EP, ‘Whole Again’

Earlier in the day, Front Porch Step joined forces with Kerrang! to premiere the title track off his forthcoming EP, Whole Again, due out December 2 via Pure Noise Records. Check it out by following the jump below. In his latest attempt, Jake Mcelfresh soulfully reflects on an unnamed acquaintance with the help of Four Year […]