Make Music



The city of Bridgeport joins the international Make Music day by participating in CT’s first statewide Make Music Day celebration. An eclectic mix of free-opportunities to make and enjoy music include lunch-time music in public spaces like the Broad St steps, McLevy Green, and other locations throughout the city in formulation. Confirmed MMD-Bpt offerings include: 3 Ukulele groups, “Hot-Club” jazz, Hip-Hop, Latin Salsa and Cha-cha, classic garage band-style Rock n’ Roll and traditional drumming from Afro-Caribbean and Polynesian roots. Other confirmed music includes the Cukes-Ukulele band and 3 solo guitarists: George Kachmar, Jazz guitarist featuring Classic Jazz Standards, digitally enhance guitar music by Chris Cavaliere and acoustic guitar by Drew Pinto.

THANK YOU!!! City Lights/Bridgeport Art Trail thanks Bank of America, the lead sponsor of the inaugural Make Music Day-Bpt.
Also Thank you to A/V Davey for sponsoring sound and projection equipment, the Bijou Theatre for hosting the evening of music and Phil Kuchma for his generosity of time and financial support.
THANK YOU!!! to all the musicians and performers who donated their time and talent.

Community partners organizing the Make Music Bridgeport are City Lights/Bridgeport Art Trail, the Downtown Special Services District, WPKN radio 89.5 fm.

Bridgeport is the home of a growing community of musicians and recording studios producing Reggae, Rap, Blues, Baroque, Bluegrass and more. Homegrown music events include PorchFest, the Black Rock Famers Market Hootenanny and Downtown Thursdays. Mark your calendar, sign-up to play.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS, Check back to this website as we grow our list of programs and performers.

Photo: John Torres performs at the Black Rock Farmer’s Market 

Bank of America, lead sponsor of the inaugural Make Music Day-Bpt    


Click here to register. Musicians of all ages and levels of experience can participate. Let us help you find a place to play for Make Music Bridgeport. Tell us about the music you would like to present. Let us know how we can help. Contact us at

Click here to register. Would you like to host a Make Music Day event? Musicians need a place to play, they will create an enjoyable atmosphere for your place of business, office or home. We appreciate your participation and will include your location in the Make Music Day promotion and schedule of events. Venues can range from stores, restaurants, front porches, parks, schools, and more.

Photo: Master drummer Asher Delerme teaches Bridgeport youth through Bridgeport Art Trail outreach programs.




Please support Make Music Day Bridgeport programs by contributing to City Lights/Bridgeport Art Trail. City Lights is the lead nonprofit organization of Make Music Day.  Click here. Thank you!  

Check out outreach programs facilitated by Bridgeport Art Trail artists, click here.
The City Lights mission is to serve the community through art. One of its signature programs is Bridgeport Art Trail comprised of a network of artists who once a year open their studio doors to host a city-wide arts weekend celebration. This year marks 10 years for the Bridgeport Art Trail, scheduled for November 8-11, 2018.
Find out more about the Bridgeport art scene 



Questions, comments, suggestions?
Get in touch with us at City Lights/Bridgeport Art Trail contact us here or at  or 203.334.7748.

Photo: Left to right, Daniel Torres, Jordan Jancz, Rich Zurkowski, Rick Reyes perform during the 2017 Bridgeport Art Trail at the art studio of Meighan Morris in the NEST arts factory.