Country artist and actress Mackenzie Porter took the stage at the Coastal Country Jam in Long Beach on Saturday, September 16. The festival, which returned after a four-year hiatus and moved to a new location at Marina Green Park, drew a crowd of Southern California fans eager to enjoy a diverse range of songs.
Porter delighted the audience with her performance, delivering a mix of covers and her own original hits. From a rendition of TLC’s “No Scrubs” to her standouts like “Pickup” and “These Days,” she showcased her versatility as an artist. She also treated the crowd to some new songs that will be featured on her upcoming sophomore album.
Speaking backstage after her 40-minute set, Porter expressed her excitement about performing for the West Coast crowd. She mentioned that it was one of the best audiences for experimenting with her set and having fun. She enjoyed the freedom to play what she wanted, and that was her intention for the day.
The first day of the Coastal Country Jam also featured other notable country artists, including Blake Shelton, Brooks & Dunn, Dustin Lynch, and Tyler Hubbard. The festival made a big comeback after its 2019 edition, which was held in Huntington Beach. Fans had the opportunity to enjoy a full day of country music in a picturesque park setting.
Overall, Mackenzie Porter’s performance at the Coastal Country Jam was a highlight of the festival, showcasing her talent and ability to engage with the audience. With her diverse setlist and enthusiastic delivery, she left a lasting memory for the Southern California fans who attended the event.
– Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG