Mass Appeal, part of Make Music Day, brings together thousands of musicians - of all levels and ages - to make music in large, single-instrument groups. The following free events, open to all, will take place on June 21, 2021.

Make Music Hartford
Hip-Hop Lyric Writing Workshop

Write your own rhymes with us! Poets and lyricists Ryan Parker and Justis Lopez of Just Experience will lead a hip hop lyric writing workshop and cypher. No songwriting experience is needed. All writing levels are welcome. Write your own lyrics using beats and inspiration from things that surround you. Afterwards participate in a hip hop cypher circle.
How can you participate? Drop in for some lyric writing guidance write your own bars. Ryan Parker and Justis Lopez will help you with the delivery of your lyrics too so you can join the cypher circle at the end. Paper and pencils provided, but you’re welcome to bring your own writing journal.

When: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Where:Hartford Public Library, 500 Main St, Hartford, CT
Event Leader:Ryan Parker and Justis Lopez
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