Julian Porte

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2012

    Kelly Thomas Memorial Concert - Fullerton's Downtown Plaza - 7/7/12

    The weekend remembrance of Kelly Thomas, the 37-year-old homeless man beaten to death by Fullerton cops one year ago, culminated with the second annual Kelly Thomas Memorial Concert echoing through the city's Downtown Plaza Saturday with eight bands, including OC punk legends The Adolescents, taking ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2012

    Julian Porte Memorializes Kelly Thomas in Song

    While others held protest signs outside the Fullerton Police Department last summer, Julian Porte came with a guitar, a harmonica and a song. Small crowds assembled around the Santa Fe Springs-based musician as he sang "The Ballad of Kelly Thomas," about the homeless, schizophrenic man fatally beate ... More >>

  • Music

    July 5, 2012

    Julian Porte Memorializes Kelly Thomas in Song

    [Locals Only] The fiery singer/songwriter finds power in protest

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2011

    Kelly Thomas Memorial Concert and Food Drive Last Saturday

    Brandon FergusonJulian Porte performing at Kelly Thomas Memorial Concert​Saturday's concert in memory of brutalized Fullerton homeless man Kelly Thomas saw a modest crowd of protesters, local residents and music fans gather in the Fullerton Downtown Plaza to listen to an eclectic mix of local band ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2011

    LISTEN: Protest Songs For Kelly Thomas by Julian Porte and BNF

    R. Scott Moxley / OC Weekly​As more information from the July beating death of Fullerton homeless man Kelly Thomas by six police officers surfaces, two new songs by local singer-songwriter Julian Porte and rapper BNF give their perspective on the subject of police brutality.Singer-songwriter Porte ... More >>