Media Resources

Make Music Philly 2013. Photo: WXPN

2018 – National Coverage
Where to celebrate ‘Make Music Day’ across the USA,” by Larry Bleiberg, USA Today, June 15, 2018
Fun, Free Things to Do in June Across the U.S.,” by Harriet Baskas, Travel + Leisure, May 31, 2018
‘Make Music Day’ Plots 4,500 Free Events, Concerts Nationwide,” by Jon Blistein, Rolling Stone, April 3, 2018
Make Music Day To Return This Summer With More Than 4,500 Events,” by Mackenzie Cummings-Grady, Billboard, April 4, 2018

2018 – Local Coverage

Allen, TX
Watters Creek in Allen issues calls for musicians, musical acts,” Allen American, May 15, 2018

Black Hills, SD
Make Music Black Hills returns June 21,” Rapid City Journal, June 19, 2018

Boston, MA
10 things to do in Boston this weekend,” by Kevin Slane, Boston.com, June 21, 2018
Make Music celebrates the summer solstice with 100 free performances,” by Zoe Madonna, Boston Globe, June 15, 2018

Buffalo, NY
Celebrate Make Music Day on the Summer Solstice,” by Paula Hinz, Buffalo Rising, June 20, 2018
Make Music Day is June 21, 2018,” by Newell Nussbaumer, Buffalo Rising, June 10, 2018

Canandaigua, NY
A day to make music in Canandaigua,” by Mike Murphy, Daily Messenger, June 19, 2018

Cary, NC
Summer Solstice Events In and Around Cary,” Cary Citizen, June 20, 2018
Events this week: Bee Bash, Pilobolus,” by Jessica Patrick, WRAL.com, June 18, 2018

Chattanooga, TN
Make Music Day features Usher-themed Carpool Karaoke, “Careless Whisper” sax solos,” by Sean Phipps, Nooga.com, June 19, 2018
IMAX premieres “America’s Musical Journey 3D” on Make Music Day,” Nooga.com, June 20, 2018
The Block Among Iconic Buildings, Landmarks To Shine Orange For Make Music Day,” The Chattanoogan, June 14, 2018
Aquarium IMAX Capping Off Make Music Day With Giant-Screen Debut Of America’s Musical Journey,” by Thom Benson, The Chattanoogan, June 12, 2018

Chicago, IL
Chicago festivals this week: Make Music Chicago, Logan Square Arts Festival, Pride Parade, by Hannah Steinkopf-Frank, Chicago Tribune, June 20, 2018
Preview: Make Music Chicago Celebrates the Solstice Throughout Chicago on Thursday, by Louis Harris, Third Coast Review, June 19, 2018
Navy Pier — the tourist spot is going native this summer, with Chicagoans in mind, by KT Hawbaker, Chicago Tribune, May 15, 2018
2018 Chicago Summer Festival Guide, by Kristen Thometz, Chicago Tonight (WTTW), June 18, 2018

Cleveland, OH
Cuyahoga, Lorain Counties Become One Big Stage for ‘Make Music Day’,” by Amanda Rabinowitz, WKSU 89.7, June 20, 2018
Get Out: Everything You Should Be Doing in Cleveland This Weekend (June 20-26),” Cleveland Scene, June 20, 2018
Credo Cleveland calls for performers,” Cleveland Jewish News, May 2, 2018
Make Music Day Cleveland to Take Place on June 21,” by Jeff Niesel, Cleveland Scene, April 12, 2018

Columbia, SC
8 Days a Week: Won’t You Be My Neighbor?; Southeastern Piano Festival, Columbia Fashion Week, Wasted!,” Free Times, June 20, 2018
Make Music Columbia returns on June 21,” Carolina Panorama, June 14, 2018

Davis, CA
Arts Calendar,” The Enterprise, June 15, 2018
Make Music Davis returns on June 21,” The Enterprise, June 11 , 2018
Davis will celebrate International Music Day on Thursday, June 21,” The Enterprise, May 16, 2018

Denton, TX
Denton to celebrate Make Music Day,” by Kim Phillips, Denton Record-Chronicle, June 17, 2018

Fairfield, CT
Fairfield To Participate In International Make Music Day,” by Vincent Salzo, Fairfield Patch, June 18, 2018
Bill of Fairs: Beer, music, mysteries and more,” Milford Mirror, June 13, 2018
Pequot Library celebrates Make Music Day,” Fairfield Sun, June 12, 2018

Gainsville, FL
Music in Depot Park,” by Emma Witmer, The Independent Florida Alligator, June 1, 2018

Hartford, CT
First ever Make Music Connecticut debuts June 21,” West Hartford News, June 14, 2018
Free Concerts Set For Make Music Day In West Hartford,” by Vincent Salzo, West Hartford Patch, June 15, 2018
A Summer Of Music And Art On The Streets Of Downtown Hartford,” by Susan Dunne, Hartford Courant, May 16, 2018
Connecticut To Join Global Make Music Day,” by Michael Hamad, Hartford Courant, March 14, 2018

Iowa Corridor, IA
Celebrate National Make Music Day in the Corridor,” by Eric Stone, 98.1 KHAK, June 14, 2018
11 musical acts coming this week,” The Gazette, June 14, 2018

Long Beach, CA
See 100 musicians perform free concerts all over Long Beach for Make Music Day,” by Richard Guzman, Press Telegram, June 18, 2018
Free Bixby Knolls Concert In The Gerogie’s Place Parking Lot,” by Stephanie Stutzman, The Grunion, June 19, 2018

Los Angeles, CA
Things to Do This Week: Free Make Music Day,” by Alysia Gray Painter, NBC 4 TV, June 18, 2018
It’s Make Music Day Next Thurs,” by Charles Andrews, Santa Monica Daily Press, June 14, 2018

Madison, WI
Make Music Madison,” NBC 15, June 17, 2018
Take the tunes of summer outdoors,” by Amanda Finn, Wisconsin State Journal, May 27, 2018
Make Music Madison started in 2013, and is a way to kick off the official start to summer,” WISC-TV (Channel 3000), June 20, 2018
‘Make Music Madison’ bringing community together Thursday,” by Josh Spreiter, WISC-TV (Channel 3000), June 20, 2018

Mentor, OH
Mentor again planning events for Make Music Day,” The News-Herald, March 23, 2018

Miami, FL
Summer Solstice Brings Free Performances to Miami With Make Music Day,” by David Rolland, Miami New Times, June 19, 2018

Middletown, OH
Middletown will be filled with sound of music honoring Fête de la Musique,” Middletown Press, March 19, 2018

Milford, CT
Make Music Day is this Thursday in Milford,” Milford Mirror, June 19, 2018
Going New Orleans: Milford welcomes street musicians June 21,” Milford Mirror, May 11, 2018

Milwaukee, WI
What’s going on in Milwaukee this week: June 15-21,” by Elaine Rewolinski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, June 15, 2018
Celebrate Make Music Day in Milwaukee with these free concerts,” by Tealin Robinson, 88 Nine Radio Milwaukee, June 12, 2018

Montclair, NJ
Montclair Make Music Day Times Three! Don’t Miss Out! Thursday, June 21-Saturday, June 23,” Baristanet, June 20, 2018
Montclair arts groups seek volunteers to assist with dance, music events,” by Lindsey Kelleher, NorthJersey.com, January 30, 2018

Murfreesboro, TN
Everybody Drum Some Continues Rhythm Event Tradition on Make Music Day, June 21,” WGNS Radio, June 11, 2018

Muskogee, OK
Make Music Muskogee a community-wide event,” Muskogee Phoenix, June 9, 2018

New Haven, CT
Celebrate Make Music Day with your family in New Haven and beyond,” by Sarah Cody, WTNH News 8, June 20, 2018
Summer Fun 2018: Fairs and Festivals in June, Connecticut Magazine, May 18, 2018

New York, NY
12 Pop, Rock and Jazz Concerts to Check Out in N.Y.C. This Weekend,” by Natalie Weiner, The New York Times, June 14, 2018
4 Classical Music Concerts to See in N.Y.C. This Weekend,” by David Allen, The New York Times, June 14, 2018
A concert on the Gowanus? Must be Make Music New York,” by Eva Kis, Metro New York, June 20, 2018
NYC events, concerts and more to hit this week, amNewYork, June 18, 2018
El día más largo del año en el Alto Manhattan,” by José Calderón, El Diario, June 20, 2018
Gowanus Canal will turn concert hall as guitarist plays through polluted waterway,” by Ariel Scotti, New York Daily News, June 20, 2018
Rock ’n’ row: Guitarist performs while canoeing Gowanus Canal,” by Adam Lucente, Brooklyn Paper, June 18, 2018
50 Awesome Things to Do in NYC This Summer,” by Carolyn Stanley, PureWow, June 7, 2018
To Do: June 13–June 27, 2018,” by Justin Davidson, New York Magazine, June 10, 2018
Gowanus Canal Sonata: Canoeing Guitarist Plans 90-Minute Show,” by Nicholas Rizzi, Gowanus Patch, June 19, 2018
Make Music New York Returns Thursday, June 21,” by Pamela Wong, Bklyner, June 19, 2018
Myrtle Avenue Plaza Debuts This Thursday With Free Public Events All Summer,” by Pamela Wong, Bklyner, June 18, 2018
Music Festival Slated at Kingsbridge Park,” Norwood News, June 14, 2018
Block Party, Dance Performances, and More Heading to Long Island City For One Day This Summer,” by Nathaly Pesantez, LIC Post, June 7, 2018
Join The Free Celebration At The Harlem Make Music NY Experience 2018,” Harlem World Magazine, June 5, 2018
Going places: June bursts out all over with New York City’s most special cultural happenings, by Karen Rubin, The Island Now, May 30, 2018

Northeast CT
Community News For The Windham Edition,” Hartford Courant, June 12, 2018
Street fest returns to Willimantic,” by Ekaterine Tchelidze, Norwich Bulletin, May 16, 2018
Make Music Connecticut – interview with Aaron Friedman,” by John Murphy, Windham Arts Radio Review, WILI Radio, February 28, 2018

Northwest CT
Library to host entertainment on ‘Make Music Day’,” The Register Citizen, June 15, 2018
Make Music NWCT,” by Joseph Montebello, Berkshire Style, June 7, 2018
Make Music NWCT festival set for June 21,” The Register Citizen, June 6, 2018

Philadelphia, PA
15 fun things to do in Philly this weekend,” by Brandon Baker, Metro Philly, June 20, 2018
Join a Spice Girls pop-up choir for Make Music Day,” by Jennifer Logue, Metro Philly, June 19, 2018
“Spice” Things Up at the Singing Fountain this Thursday,” Passyunk Post, June 20, 2018
Musicians, music lovers of every type and talent sought for ‘Make Music Philly’ 2018,” by Kimberly C. Roberts, The Philadelphia Tribune, April 20, 2018

Port Townsend, WA
Welcome first day of summer with strumming, song, learning, by Katie Kowalski, PT Leader, June 20, 2018
Make Music Day in Port Townsend to mark beginning of summer,” Peninsula Daily News, June 20, 2018

Reedsburg, WI
Events scheduled in Reedsburg for Make Music Day June 21,” by Erica Dynes, Reedsburg Times-Press, June 19, 2018
Make Music Day to stop in Reedsburg,” by Erica Dynes, Reedsburg Times-Press, May 3, 2018

Rochester, NY
Special Event: Make Music Day,” by Jake Clapp, City Newspaper, June 20, 2018

Roselle Park, NJ
Make Music Roselle Park Lineup Includes Rock Bands, Singer-songwriters, Free Harmonica Lesson,” TAPinto Elizabeth, June 12, 2018
Roselle Park Takes Part In Worldwide Make Music Day,” by Saul Qersdyn, Roselle Park News, May 6, 2018

Salem, OR
What is Make Music Day?,” Salem Statesman Journal, June 15, 2018
Salem band celebrates anniversary on Make Music Day,” by Abby Luschei, Salem Statesman Journal, June 15, 2018
Make Music Salem – Thursday, June 21,” by Julie Eaton, Salem Weekly News, June 8, 2018
28 summer events in the Salem-area to mark on the calendar right now,” by Abby Luschei, Statesman Journal, May 25, 2018
Holding Court: Make or watch some music, ride in silence or find a lost dog,” by Lee Clarkson, Statesman Journal, May 15, 2018

San Diego, CA
‘Make Music Day’ will feature William Close and his 50-foot Earth Harp at Museum of Making Music,” by George Varga, San Diego Union Tribune, June 19, 2018
This week’s best deals include El Torito and Acapulco World Cup watch parties, free and cheap family outings and more, by Michelle Mills, The Orange County Register, June 15, 2018
Hear the World’s Longest, Playable Stringed Instrument, the Earth Harp, on Make Music Day,” Strings Magazine, May 24, 2018
‘Make Music Day’ – Save Date & See Ginormous Harp In North County,” by Susan C. Schena, Carlsbad Patch, June 1, 2018

Seattle, WA
138 Stranger (Than Usual) Things To Do in Seattle This Week: June 19-24, 2018,” The Stranger, June 19, 2018

Somerville, NJ
NJ Today: Central Jersey Daily Rundown,” by Brad Wadlow, Bridgewater Courier News, June 19, 2018
Live Music Will Be Bustin’ Out All Over Somerville June 21,” TAPinto Franklin Township, June 13, 2018

Southeastern CT
Musicians, venues across the region to take part in Thursday’s Make Music Day,” by Rick Koster, The Day, June 17, 2018
June 21 is Make Music Day around the world — and now in our region,” by Kristina Dorsey, The Day, April 27, 2018

Stamford, CT
Downtown Stamford hosts first Make Music Day,” by Kat Russell, Stamford Advocate, June 20, 2018
The Dish: Author tells tales of Belle Haven’s past,” by Susie Costaregni, Greenwich Time, June 16, 2018
Make Music Day in Stamford Downtown – Thursday, June 21,” Norwalk Plus, June 14, 2018

St. Louis, MO
The Metro Show: Make Music St. Louis,” KEZK Radio, June 11, 2018
Stratford, CT
Make Music Stratford debuts June 21,” The Stratford Star, June 12, 2018
Make Music Stratford seeks musicians,” The Stratford Star, May 22, 2018

Suwanee, GA
Suwanee’s Summer Porch Jam features music-making events,” Gwinnett Daily Post, June 15, 2018
City By City: A weekly look at the happenings in the places you call home,” Gwinnett Daily Post, May 19, 2018

Syracuse, NY
Make Music Day Syracuse,” by Brandon Roth, WSTM Channel 3 (NBC), June 20, 2018
Make Music Day, Central New York Celebrates International Event,” LocalSYR.com, June 18, 2018

Tinley Park, IL
Tinley Park’s Vogt Visual Arts Center exhibits art as ‘Music’,” by Jessi Virtusio, Chicago Tribune, May 17, 2018

Twin Cities, MN
Make Music Day to celebrate grassroots creativity in Twin Cities on June 21,” by Jeyca Maldonado-Medina, The Current (Minnesota Public Radio), June 15, 2018
Make Music Day coming to a park near you,” by Katie Nelson, Hastings Star Gazette, June 17, 2018

State of Vermont
Weekend Calendar,” Bennington Banner, June 15, 2018
BarnArts Enacts a Story Not Far From Where Sinclair Lewis Wrote It,” by David Corriveau, Valley News, June 14, 2018

Worcester, MA
Make Music Day returns to Worcester,” by Joshua Lyford, Worcester Magazine, June 14, 2018
Make Music Worcester event returns for second year,” by Victor D. Infante, Telegram and Gazette, March 28, 2018

Lagos, Nigeria
Showgear Holds Make Music Lagos,” by Nseobong Okon-Ekong, This Day, May 24, 2018
All set for ‘Make Music Lagos’ 2018,” The Nation, May 23, 2018

United Kingdom
Be a star of the Beaumont Park bandstand for Make Music Day UK,” by Hilarie Stelfox, Huddersfield Daily Examiner, May 20, 2018
Make Music Day set for 21 June,” by Lucy Thraves, Rhinegold Publishing, April 30, 2018

2017 – National Coverage

Landmarks to be illuminated in orange for Make Music Day,” Associated Press, June 15, 2017
Fete de la Musique, or Make Music Day, expands its presence abroad,” AFP-Relaxnews, June 18, 2017
The Pretty Reckless’ Taylor Momsen serving as artist ambassador for Make Music Day,” ABC News Radio, June 9, 2017
Monday MLB scores, highlights, updates, news: Indians on fire, Rizzo loving leadoff,” by Matt Snyder, CBS Sports, June 19, 2017
Hottest Celebrity Pics This Week Of June 5-11: Kendall Jenner & More,” Hollywood Life, June 8, 2017
Swashbucklin’ by the Seashore, and Other June Vacation Ideas,” by Harriet Baskas, NBCNews.com, June 2, 2017
‘Make Music Day’ Plans 4,000 Free Concerts Nationwide,” by Elias Leight, Rolling Stone, April 13, 2017
Make Music Day festival is coming to dozens of US cities,” Associated Press, April 13, 2017
Make Music Day 2017 Returns To Over 50 Cities On June 21,” by Kevito Clark, Okayplayer, April 21, 2017
‘Make Music Day’ is Coming: How to Get Your Family Involved, StatePoint Media, May 21, 2017

2017 – Local Coverage

Allen, TX
Allen’s Watters Creek Calls All Musicians for ‘Make Music Day’,” Allen American, June 9, 2017

Auburn, AL
Hundreds attend second annual Make Music Day,” by Keith Huffman, Opelika-Auburn News, August 23, 2017
Hundreds enjoy memorable experience despite falling short of “World’s Largest Rock Band” record,” by Alex Derencz, WRBL (CBS News 3), August 22, 2017
Spicer’s Music Day postponed until August to break record,” Associated Press, June 24, 2017
Spicer’s Make Music Day Postponed Until August,” by Cynthia Williford, Opelika-Auburn News, June 20, 2017
Make Music Day Alabama postponed until Aug. 22,” Auburn Villager, June 20, 2017
Make Music Day Alabama postponed,” by Alex Hosey, The Plainsman, June 20, 2017
Auburn music store to reattempt breaking world’s largest rock band next week,” Opelika-Auburn News, by Cynthia Williford, June 17, 2017
Auburn prepares for world record attempt,” by Alex Derencz, WRBL (CBS News 3), June 15, 2017
Auburn gets second chance to create largest band,” by Allison Blankenship, Auburn Villager, June 15, 2017
Auburn’s Make Music Day expects twice as many musicians as last year,” by Alex Hosey, The Plainsman, June 8, 2017
Spicer’s Music looks to create world’s largest band at second Make Music Day Alabama,” Opelika-Auburn News, May 4, 2017

Black Hills, SD
Rapid City celebrates longest day of the year with Make Music Black Hills,” by Tessa Thomas, KEVN Black Hills (Fox), June 21, 2017

Boston, MA
Musicians Celebrate ‘Make Music Day’ in Boston’s Copley Square,” by Paula Ebben, WBZ-TV (CBS), June 21, 2017
Keytar Bear returns to doing what he does best after attack,” by Nik DeCosta-Klipa, Boston.com, June 21, 2017
What Bostonians need to know this week,” by Nik DeCosta-Klipa, Boston.com, June 19, 2017
Make Music Boston Returns to Give You Free Music,” by Caroline Schagrin, Boston Magazine, June 20, 2017
Fun things to do around Boston this summer,” Boston Globe, June 16, 2017
Magazine Beach Park summer programs to launch June 21,” Wicked Local Cambridge, June 14, 2017
10 Ways to Have A Free, Fun Summer Around Boston,” by Matthew Dinaro, Metro Boston, May 18, 2017

Buffalo and Niagara Falls, NY
Good vibrations fill the air on Make Music Day,” by Mary Catalfamo, WBFO 88.7 (NPR), June 21, 2017
Thousands celebrating Make Music Day,” by Ali Ingersoll, WIVB News 4, June 21, 2017
Get ready to make some music on Wednesday,” Niagara Gazette, June 15, 2017
Listening to Cheap Trick, Larkin Poe,” by Jeff Miers, The Buffalo News, June 20, 2017
Discount Diva: Celebrate summer with free fun,” by Samantha Christmann, The Buffalo News, June 18, 2017
Line-up for Buffalo’s 2nd Annual Make Music Day,” Buffalo Rising, June 3, 2017
Mass Appeal is a part of Make Music Day,” by Newell Nussbaumer, Buffalo Rising, May 21, 2017

Chattanooga, TN
Photo of the Day: Make Music Day,” Nooga.com, June 21, 2017
Local musicians to perform around town Wednesday for Make Music Chattanooga,” by Susan Pierce, Times Free Press, June 15, 2017
Sweet Sounds On The Summer Solstice,” by Lauren Waegele, The Pulse, June 14, 2017
3 Plus Your Community,” by Julie Edwards, WRCB (NBC TV), June 21, 2017
Episode 40: Make Music Day!,” by Heather Leigh Holt, Open Mic Spotlight, June 13, 2017
Make Music Day announces 2nd annual day of music,” by Sean Phipps, Nooga.com, May 31, 2017
Make Music Chattanooga Announces Schedule Of Events For 2nd Annual Make Music Day,” The Chattanoogan.com, May 31, 2017

Chicago, IL
Grammy Award-winning gospel singer Darius Brooks: “Music is heard with the ear but it’s understood with the heart”,” by Justin Kaufmann, WGN Radio, June 20, 2017
Ten Things to Do This Week in Chicago,” Chicago Magazine, June 21, 2017
Make Music Chicago Festival in Hyde Park,” by Jamie Cooley, Hyde Park Herald, June 22, 2017
Student makes music, wins contest,” Northwest Indiana Times, June 27, 2017
Ukulele Lessons with Aloha Center Chicago,” WCIU, June 20, 2017
Six free concerts you should see during Make Music Chicago,” by Zach Long, Time Out Chicago, June 19, 2017
Recommended Chicago-area classical concerts,” by John von Rhein, Chicago Tribune, June 14, 2017
Make Music Chicago celebrates the Summer Solstice with 170 free events,” by Carole Kuhrt Brewer, Chicago Now, June 20, 2017
International House to Host Musicians for Make Music Chicago,” by Rena Slavin, Hyde Park Herald, June 14, 2017
Make a loud, joyful (outdoor!) noise,” Chicago Parent, June 8, 2017
McKinley Park Hosting Huge Music Festival On June 21,” DNAinfo, May 25, 2017

Cincinnati, OH
Music Day celebration, concerts, bike races, fitness runs and more,” by Sheila Vilvens, Cincinnati Enquirer, June 9, 2017

Cleveland, OH
Make Music Day (photos),” by Lisa Dejong, The Plain Dealer, June 21, 2017
Make Music Cleveland fills the city with free events today (photos),” by Nikki Delamotte, The Plain Dealer, June 21, 2017
Make Music Day to return to Cleveland,” by Samantha Spaccasi, Cleveland Classical, June 13, 2017
Oberlin to celebrate Make Music Day,” Oberlin News Tribune, June 5, 2017
Make Music Day festival is coming to dozens of U.S. cities, including Cleveland,” Associated Press / Cleveland Plain Dealer, April 13, 2017

Columbia, SC
Make Music Day is June 21. Here’s how Columbia is celebrating it,” by Erin Shaw, The State, June 13, 2017
Concerts in Columbia: CBDB, Shelby Raye, Food Drive!, Anthony Hamilton, Make Music Columbia,” by Jordan Lawrence, Free Times, June 14, 2017
8Days: Columbia QuadSquad, Mike Epps, Shrimp & Grits Fest, Make Music Day,” Free Times, June 14, 2017

Columbus, OH
June 21 celebrated as Make Music Day,” WCMH-TV Columbus (NBC), June 21, 2017

Davis, CA
15 fun, completely free things to do in the Sacramento region this summer,” Sactown Magazine, June 20, 2017
Davis Arts Center: Music, exhibits, inspiration await you this summer,” by Stacie Frerichs, The Davis Enterprise, June 16, 2017
Davis streets to fill with the sounds of pop, funk and folk music,” by Aaron Davis, Sacramento Bee, June 13, 2017
Sign up to make music with the world on June 21,” The Davis Enterprise, May 12, 2017

Detroit, MI
More than 100 free performances planned Wednesday in Make Music Detroit festival,” M Live, June 21, 2017
Detroiters enjoy sounds of summer as part of international ‘Make Music Day’,” by Debanina Seaton, The Hub Detroit, June 19, 2017
Make Music Detroit returns on the solstice,” by Mike McGonigal, Detroit Metro Times, June 20, 2017
Make Music Day in Detroit June 21,” Fox 2 Detroit, June 16, 2017
Make Music Detroit – A Day Of Making Music In Motown,” by Zuri Cheathem, CBS Detroit, June 16, 2017
Make Music Detroit to feature free concerts, music workshops,” by Tyler Clifford, Crain’s Detroit Business, June 16, 2017
Detroit joins 750 cities around the world for Make Music Day,” by Roz Edward, Michigan Chronicle, June 2, 2017

El Paso, TX
El Paso joins Make Music Day,” by Isabel A. Walters, What’s Up, June 14, 2017

Fort Wayne, IN
Make Music Day proves good to the last note,” The Journal Gazette, June 22, 2017
Make Music Fort Wayne,” by Ray Steup, INFortWayne, June 22, 2017
Sweet sounds flood city for Make Music Day, The Journal Gazette, June 21, 2017
Free music event takes place in Fort Wayne,” by Jacob Burbrink, WPTA 21, June 21, 2017
Fort Wayne Celebrates Music,” by Sam Bauman, WPTA 21, June 21, 2017
Local landmarks turning orange for Make Music Day,” The Journal Gazette, June 19, 2017
Make Music Day Preview: Adam Baker and the Heartache,” by Sara Schaefer, WANE TV 15, June 19, 2017
Make Music Day to encourage people to appreciate music,” WANE TV 15, June 18, 2017
Tunes to fill city for Annual ‘Make Music Day’,” by Austin Candor, The Journal Gazette, June 16, 2017
Make Music Day Preview: My Apollo,” by Sara Schaefer, WANE TV 15, June 10, 2017
Make Music Day Preview: Rosalind & The Way,” by Sara Schaefer, WANE TV 15, June 3, 2017

Fullerton, CA
Yamaha celebrates Make Music Day 2017 in Buena Park,” by Mark Eades, Orange County Register, June 23, 2017
Day of Music Fullerton Showcases the Heart and Soul of the OC Music Scene,” by Scott Feinblatt, OC Weekly, June 22, 2017
Day of Music Fullerton rocks summer solstice with 150 performances,” by Brian Whitehead, Orange County Register, June 21, 2017
15 Must-See Concerts, Happenings and Acts at Day of Music Festival 2017,” by Aimee Murillo, OC Weekly, June 20, 2017
Watch a Modern Opera About a Witch Hunt at the Day of Music Festival,” by Matt Stromberg, Hyperallergic, June 20, 2017

Huntsville, AL
Make Music Day in Huntsville,” by Jake Berent, WDAM TV 7, June 21, 2017
Cool things to do in Huntsville, June 18-24,” AL.com, June 18, 2017

Issaquah, WA
Issaquah joins with the world for Make Music Day,” Issaquah Reporter, June 19, 2017

Liberty, MO
Make Music Liberty 2017,” by Kellie Houx, Courier Tribune, June 22, 2017
Liberty celebrates longest day of the year by making music,” by Kathy Quinn, Fox 4 KC, June 21, 2017
Make Music Liberty 2017,” Courier Tribune, June 22, 2017
Liberty event brings beautiful music to spots like porches, businesses, street corners and parks,” by Karen Ridder, Kansas City Star, June 14, 2017
Corbin Theatre to participate in Liberty’s Make Music Day,” Courier Tribune, June 15, 2017
Liberty Arts Commission ready for second Make Music Day,” by Kellie Houx, Clay County Courier-Tribune, April 26, 2017

Los Angeles, CA
This Festival Celebrates the First Day of Summer With Free Music Pretty Much Everywhere,” by Andy Hermann, LA Weekly, June 21, 2017
Santa Monica to Celebrate Summer Solstice with Music,” Santa Monica Lookout, June 16, 2017
Brock On Your Block: Make Music Day (feat. James Corden),” by Phil Brock, Santa Monica Mirror, June 6, 2017
Music, Travel, Bubbly, Coffee,” by Charles Andrews, Santa Monica Daily Press, May 31, 2017

Madison, WI
Shabazz fiddle players join Make Music Madison,” by Pamela Cotant, Wisconsin State Journal, June 26, 2017
Wednesday is Make Music Madison,” by Joel Patenaude, Madison Magazine – Channel 3000, June 20, 2017
Make Music Madison to set Overture aglow,” by Gayle Worland, Wisconsin State Journal, June 20, 2017
Make Music Madison returns for the summer solstice,” by Michael Muckian, Wisconsin Gazette, June 19, 2017

Mentor, OH
Mentor celebrates Make Music Day,” by Kristi Garabrandt, The News-Herald, June 21, 2017
International Make Music Day event returns to Mentor,” by Betsy Scott, The News-Herald, May 30, 2017

Miami, FL
Lincoln Road em Miami Beach tem festival gratuito de música nesta quarta-feira (21),” Achei USA, June 17, 2017
Make Music Day: Free for all on Lincoln Road,” by Ben Crandell, Sun Sentinel, June 20, 2017
Summer is Celebrated with Fete de la Musique,” by Tracy Fields, Artburst Miami, June 20, 2017
The official guide to summer events for June,” Miami.com, June 20, 2017
Lincoln Road is throwing a huge free concert next week,” by Ryan Pfeffer, Time Out Miami, June 14, 2017

Milwaukee, WI
Three Milwaukee buildings to go orange among Wisconsin landmarks joining in Make Music Day,” WTMJ Radio 620, June 20, 2017
Local landmarks glow orange to salute Make Music Day,” by Bobby Tanzilo, On Milwaukee, June 21, 2017
Milwaukee Locations to Shine Orange for Make Music Day,” Milwaukee Independent, June 20, 2017
Milwaukee Prepares for its First Make Music Day,” by Lauren Keene, Shepherd Express, June 13, 2017

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN
Sing a song of the summer solstice on Make Music Day June 21,” by Jim Walsh, Southwest Journal, June 13, 2017

Montclair, NJ
Make Music Day Montclair 2017,” by Eve Mahaney, The Montclair Dispatch, June 22, 2017
Wednesday is ‘Make Music Day’ in Montclair,” NorthJersey.com, June 20, 2017
Montclair Celebrates Make Music Day with Montclair Make Music Day,” Baristanet, June 19, 2017
Come Hear Live Music Throughout Montclair on Wednesday,” NJ Arts Maven, June 19, 2017

Nashville, TN
Nashville Celebrates Make Music Day,” Newschannel 5, June 21, 2017
Nonprofit wants more music in Nashville,” by Terry Bulger, WSMV-TV Nashville, June 19, 2017
Belmont students turn The Heritage seniors’ life stories into songs,” by David Walsh, Franklin Home Page, June 22, 2017
Make Music Day,” by Craig Havighurst, Music City Roots, June 19, 2017
Nashville’s Parthenon going orange for Make Music Day,” by Kevin Castle, WCYB News 5, June 15, 2017
Street pianos add to the scene in parts of Nashville,” Nashville Community Newspapers, June 14, 2017
Set your inner musician free during Make Music Nashville,” by Mike Osborne, WMOT Roots Radio, June 14, 2017
11 free Nashville-area festivals offer summer fun,” by Mary Hance, The Tennessean, June 16, 2017
Make Music Nashville Invites Public to Play,” by Peter Chawaga, Nashville Arts Magazine, June 2017
Community Invited To Play Piano In The Park,” Newschannel 5, Nashville TN, June 2, 2017
Plus Side of Nashville: Make Music Nashville,” by Tuwanda Coleman, Newschannel 5, Nashville TN, March 13, 2017

New York, NY
Galactic Pulses: The Best Moments of Make Music New York,” by Anthony Tommasini and James Oestreich, New York Times, June 23, 2017
Carnatic Jam in Big Apple,” The Times of India, August 20, 2017
The three things you need to know today in New York: Wed June 21,” by Rebecca Fontana, Time Out New York, June 20, 2017
Make Music New York to bring thousands of free concerts on summer solstice,” by Dana Reszutek, amNewYork, June 21, 2017
Citywide Music Festival Brings Ella Fitzgerald Piano Bar To Streets Of Harlem,” by Jake Shore, WFUV, June 21, 2017
Checking Out the Joe’s Pub Block Party at Make Music New York,” by Jennifer Cohen and Julie Forrest, Bedford and Bowery, June 22, 2017
“Make Music New York” festival attracts many locals,” Xinhua, June 22, 2017
Make Music Day Means Pro-Am Jams Around the City,” by Roger Clark, NY1, June 20, 2017
All of NYC becomes your stage on Make Music Day,” by Kate Mooney, Metro New York, June 19, 2017
Live Music, Other Events Will Help Turn UES Block Into Public Plaza: Locals,” by Shaye Weaver, DNAInfo, June 19, 2017
Dozens of free outdoor music performances will take place at these Queens spaces this Wednesday,” by Suzanne Monteverdi, QNS.com, June 20, 2017
161st Street BID News: CITY MD, Art in the Park, Make Music New York, Street Fair VII,” The Bronx Chronicle, June 20, 2017
Steeped in Sun,” by Gregg McQueen, Manhattan Times, June 20, 2017
Make Music New York Returns Wednesday With Over 1,000 Performances,” by Pamela Wong, Bklyner, June 20, 2017
Goings On About Town: Make Music New York,” The New Yorker, June 26, 2017
New York Today,” by Alexandra S. Levine and Jonathan Wolfe, New York Times, June 21, 2017
Classical Music in NYC This Week,” by David Allen, New York Times, June 15, 2017
Make Music New York brings more than 1,000 free outdoor concerts to NYC,” By Andrew Frisicano, Time Out New York, June 14, 2017
The 10 best cheap things to do this week, summer solstice edition,” by Oriana Leckert, Brokelyn, June 19, 2017
8 Absolutely, Totally Free Things to Do This Summer,” by Carolyn Stanley, PureWow, June 16, 2017
Weekday Fun: Fireworks, FREE Museums, SI Yankees vs. Cyclones,” by Andy Fenwick, Mommy Poppins, June 18, 2017
Make Music New York to bring thousands of free concerts on summer solstice,” by Dana Reszutek, amNewYork, June 13, 2017
Mets phenom Amed Rosario already dresses for big leagues,” by Ken Davidoff, New York Post, June 12, 2017
Make Music NY raising money for 2017 + schedule revealed,” by Andrew Sacher, Brooklyn Vegan, June 6, 2017
New York Music Month: Free concerts, events to attend this June,” by Adeja Crearer, amNewYork, June 5, 2017
El Alto Manhattan muestra su lado artístico,” by Francis Rodriguez, El Diario, May 25, 2017

Ossining, NY
Global ‘Make Music Day’ Returns To Ossining, Briarcliff,” by Sam Barron, Ossining Daily Voice, June 15, 2017

Philadelphia, PA
Make Music Philly Day returns tomorrow with Sonni Shine, Lazy Eye and more,” by Nikki Volpicelli, The Key – WXPN, June 20, 2017
Make Music Philly Baby! – Free Live Music Celebration,” by Jeff Belonger, MyPhillyAlive, June 20, 2017
Artists Sought for Make Music Philly 2017,” by Kimberly C. Roberts, The Philadelphia Tribune, April 11, 2017

Platteville, WI
Second Make Music Platteville Wednesday,” by Steve Prestegard, The Platteville Journal, June 15, 2017

Portland, ME
80 registered performances, free concerts, jam sessions, and events planned for Make Music Portland’s fifth annual one-day summer festival,” by Max Mogensen, Downeast Costal News, June 15, 2017
Make Music Portland filling city with music on June 21,” Encore Sun Journal, June 12, 2017
Festival to bring free music to Portland,” by Kate Irish Collins, The Forecaster, June 12, 2017

Portland, OR
Celebrating Summer with ‘Make Music Day PDX’,” KGW TV (NBC), June 21, 2017
Make Music Day PDX: Musician Jacob Westfall,” KATU 2, June 15, 2017

Port Townsend, WA
Today! Make Music Day plays opening notes of summer,” by Katie Kowalski, PT Leader, June 21, 2017
Port Townsend to celebrate international Make Music Day,” Peninsula Daily News, June 19, 2017
Make Music Day takes over town June 21,” by Katie Kowalski, PT Leader, June 14, 2017
PT holds ‘Make Music Day’,” Sequim Gazette, June 9, 2017

Redmond, WA
Make Music Day returns to Redmond,” Redmond Reporter, June 13, 2017

Rhode Island
Photos: Make Music Rhode Island takes over Wilcox Park,” by Anna Sullivan, The Westerly Sun, July 10, 2017
Free music statewide on Wednesday celebrates the summer solstice,” by Andy Smith, Providence Journal, June 19, 2017
LIVE: First Make Music Rhode Island Festival Set for June 21,” GoLocal Providence, June 17, 2017
The Week Ahead,” by Nancy Burns-Fusaro, Westerly Sun, June 18, 2017
On the Rhode: Make Music RI,” by Mary Karalis, The Rhode Show (WPRI), June 16, 2017
Celebrate the Summer Solstice with Free Live Music,” GoProvidence.com, June 16, 2017
Make Music Day Makes it to RI,” by Nicole Baldassari, Motif Magazine, June 14, 2017

Rochester, NY
Musicians take part in ‘Make Music Day’ in Rochester,” WHEC News 10 (NBC), June 21, 2017
Rochester’s First Make Music Day!,” by Brenda Tremblay, Classical 91.5 FM, June 15, 2017
Rochester Joins Make Music Day on June 21,” Jazz 90.1 FM, June 13, 2017

Sacramento, CA
Good Day Sacramento,” CBS Local, June 20, 2017
“Blues Broads” Performing In Sacramento This Week,” by Kitty O’Neal, KFBK, June 20, 2017
Make Music Day 2017 Celebration in Sacramento,” The End (106.5 FM), May 22, 2017

Salem, OR
Salem joins in global Make Music Day celebration,” by Molly J. Smith, Statesman Journal, June 21, 2017
The Salem Memo: Absence makes the heart grow fonder,” by Lee Clarkson, Statesman Journal, June 20, 2017
Get your art on at the Bohemian Bash,” by Lee Clarkson and Carol McAlice Currie, Statesman Journal, June 20, 2017
Musicians will pop up all over Salem for Make Music Day June 21,” by Heather Rayhorn, Statesman Journal, June 12, 2017
Make Music Day Salem 2017,” by Julie Eaton, Salem Weekly News, June 8, 2017
Make Music, Salem!, by Julie Eaton, Salem Weekly News, March 2, 2017
Join Salem’s Make Music Day celebration, be part of a global event,” by Carol McAlice Currie, Statesman Journal, February 28, 2017

San Diego, CA
Lift your voice, beat a drum, strum along with the world on Make Music Day,” by Cynthia Zanone, San Diego Union-Tribune, June 14, 2017
San Diego Goes International on Make Music Day,” by Matthew Burke, NBC San Diego, May 6, 2017

Seattle, WA
Free Make Music Day festivals around Puget Sound,” by Carole Cancler, Greater Seattle on the Cheap, June 19, 2017

St. Louis, MO
Make Music Day comes to the St. Louis area for second consecutive year,” by Alex Heuer, St. Louis Public Radio, June 23, 2017
Why are there colorful pianos on sidewalks across St. Louis?,” by Justin Andrews, Live 5 News, June 21, 2017
Make Music Day,” KSDK TV, June 22, 2017
Top 5 events in St. Louis this week, June 22–25,” St. Louis Magazine, June 21, 2017
Happy Summer Freebies and Make Music Day!,” 106.5 The Arch Radio, June 21, 2017
Make Music Day St. Louis: A Citywide Celebration,” Keep Art Happening, June 20, 2017
The Best Things to Do in St. Louis This Week, June 16-21,” by Paul Friswold, Riverfront Times, June 15, 2017
What’s Up With Those Colorful Pianos Popping Up All Around St. Louis?,” by Quinn Wilson, Riverfront Times, June 5, 2017
Pianos are placed on the Delmar Loop as part of an arts festival,” by Patrick Clark, KPLR 11 News, May 30, 2017
2017 Summer Arts Guide by Patricia Corrigan, St Louis Jewish Light, June 1, 2017

Somerville, NJ
“Make Music Somerville” Concert Celebrates Summer Solstice,” TAP into South Plainfield, June 19, 2017
Make Music Somerville is part of longtime global effort to engage communities with song,” by Bob Makin, MyCentralJersey.com, June 16, 2017

Vermont
Music comes to the Four Corners on Wednesday,” by Cherise Madigan, Bennington Banner, June 19, 2017

Warrenton, VA
“Make Music Day” at Eva Walker Park, June 21,” Fauquier Now, June 20, 2017

Washington, DC
Make Music Day,” by Gary McGrady, Fox 5 DC, June 21, 2017

Worcester, MA
Make Music Worcester starts summer on a high note,” by Kaylee Johnston, Telegram and Gazette, June 21, 2017
Make Music Worcester event set to rock the city throughout the day,” by Alban Murtishi, Masslive, June 21, 2017
Burns Bridge to go orange Wednesday evening for Make Music Day,” Telegram and Gazette, June 20, 2017
Worcester makes its debut for ‘Make Music Day’ on Wednesday,” by Richard Duckett, Telegram and Gazette, June 18, 2017
Activity abounds with Make Music Worcester,” by Joshua Lyford, Worcester Magazine, June 15, 2017
Kelly Momburger: Worcester’s Make Music Day,” by Mark Lynch, WICN 90.5 FM: Inquiry, May 24, 2017
The Lyford Files,” by Joshua Lyford, Worcester Magazine, May 18, 2017
Worcester to take part in ‘Make Music Day’,” by Richard Duckett, Telegram and Gazette, March 24, 2017
A day for music: Make Music Day debuts in Worcester,” by Joshua Lyford, Worcester Magazine, March 24, 2017
Worcester makes music,” by Joshua Lyford, Worcester Magazine, March 30, 2017

Wyoming County, NY
Make Music Day fills Wyoming County with sound on summer solstice,” by Joe Leathersich, The Daily News, June 22, 2017
Making music at Yummies in Warsaw,” by Julia Ferrini, Wyoming County Free Press, June 22, 2017

United Kingdom
2017’s Make Music Day UK announced,” Songwriting Magazine, May 4, 2017

Lagos, Nigeria
Make Music Lagos: King Sunny Ade, Adewale Ayuba, Sound Sultan, Omawumi perform at 2017 edition,” by Adedayo Adesanya, Pulse.ng, June 22, 2017
Lagos Celebrates World Music Day with KSA, Omawumi, Others,” This Day, June 24, 2017
Make Music Lagos 2017 was Lit! See Highlights of Electrifying Performances by KSA, Daddy Showkey, Omawumi, Bez & More,” BellaNaija.com, June 23, 2017
I Was Ashamed Of Gospel Music – About The Make Music Lagos Experience,” by Tobi Johnson, Lifegiva.com, June 23, 2017
Celebrate World Music Day 2017 in Nigeria,” by Lolade Nwanze, The Guardian, June 21, 2017

Other Coverage
Local Seniors Make Music with Sweet Strings,” by Amy Patterson, Geauga County Maple Leaf, June 29, 2017
‘Make Music Day’ at Music & Families on Wednesday,” by Leslie Mielke, Blackfoot Morning News, June 20, 2017
Ukulele players jam in Norco as instrument’s popularity soars,” by Stephen Wall, The Press-Enterprise, June 22, 2017
Wichita celebrates ‘Make Music Day’,” KSN TV, June 21, 2017
Liberty Bridge to go orange Wednesday,” by Elizabeth LaFleur, Greenville News, June 20, 2017
Fête de la musique: le modèle français s’exporte,” by Louise Sallé, Challenges, June 21, 2017
When music meets summer,” CNC (China), June 23, 2017
World Music Day brings the grand events to Indian metro cities! Here are the best offers for WMD2017,” by Aishwarya Krishnan, India.com, June 20, 2017
Vic Firth Joins In Global Make Music Day Celebration,” Drum Magazine, June 27, 2017
Two musical events coming up at Strings & Things,” by Jon Bodell, The Concord Insider, June 20, 2017
Public invited to join Make Music Day in Meadville on Wednesday,” by Mike Crowley, Meadville Tribune, June 20, 2017
Railyard event adds music, activities, brews to pair with Wednesday evening farmers market,” by Sami Edge, The New Mexican, June 15, 2017
Residents get to rock out on ‘Make Music Day’,” by Pippa Fisher, Lamorinda Weekly, June 14, 2017
Graham Nash, Carmine Appice among noted musicians serving as artist ambassadors for 2017 Make Music Day,” Rock 107 (Scranton PA), June 12, 2017
“Make Music Day” at Andy’s Music,” by Chasity Byrd, Fox 10 (Mobile AL), June 13, 2017

2016 – National Coverage

Philip Glass, Kingsmen to Participate in Global Make Music Day,” by Jon Blistein, Rolling Stone, April 14, 2016
Make Music Day festival is coming to dozens of US cities,” Associated Press, April 13, 2016
First day of summer to be celebrated with Make Music Vermont,” Associated Press, June 19, 2016
Indians to take part in ‘Make Music Day’,” by Matt Snyder, CBS Sports.com, June 16, 2016
Calendar: Week of June 20,” CBS Sunday Morning, June 19, 2016
Your Creative Calendar: 74 Things To Do, See, And Hear In June,” by Joe Berkowitz, Fastcompany.com, May 31, 2016

2016 – Local Coverage

Auburn, AL
This Is What Happens When 850 People Play “Sweet Home Alabama” At Once,” Society of Rock, July 14, 2016
Our View: Music Day makes fun for the hundreds who jammed,” Opelika-Auburn News, June 24, 2016
Make Music Day Gallery,” Auburn Villager, June 23, 2016
850 people jam to ‘Sweet Home Alabama‘,” by Jim Little, Opelika-Auburn News, June 22, 2016
I Joined Spicer’s to Attempt a World Record,” by Emmy Leberte, The Plainsman, June 21, 2016
Parking lot and roads close to accommodate Make Music Day event,” Opelika-Auburn News, June 20, 2016
Locals invited to ‘make music’ Tuesday,” by Ben Ruffin, Auburn Villager, June 16, 2016
Spicer’s Music near number needed for world record attempt,” by Matt Okarmus, Opelika-Auburn News, June 16, 2016
Make Music Day debuts in Auburn,” by Carla Nelson, The Corner, June 15, 2016
Spicer’s Music to host Alabama’s first Make Music Day event,” by Rosanna Smith, WTVM (ABC TV, Columbus GA), June 5, 2016
Music store owner looks to create world’s largest rock band for Make Music Day,” by Jim Little, Opelika-Auburn News, May 31, 2016

Black Hills, SD
First ever Make Music day in the Black Hills,” KEVN Fox, June 21, 2016
Make Music event takes over Rapid City,” by Erica Horvatin, Newscenter1 (NBC), June 21, 2016

Boston, MA
Fast Forward,” by Teresa Hanafin, Boston Globe, June 21, 2016
Get Involved: Make Music Boston,” by Alexandra Cavallo, Improper Bostonian, June 3, 2016

Buffalo, NY
It’s Official: Make Music Day (Fête de la Musique),” by Newell Nussbaumer, Buffalo Rising, June 6, 2016

Chattanooga, TN
Chattanooga Public Library’s new system creates instantaneous collaborations,” by Barry Courter, Times Free Press, June 27, 2016
Chattanooga makes music,” by Angela Lewis Foster, Times Free Press, June 22, 2016
Make Music Day Celebration,” by Alexandria Adams, WDEF News 12, June 21, 2016
Chattanooga Public Library Debuts Long Distance Musical Performances Between Artists In Chattanooga And Burlington, Vermont, The Chattanoogan, June 20, 2016
On 6/21, ‘Make Music Day’ Puts Free Concerts All Over The Map,” by Victoria Glover, WUTC, June 20, 2016
Off the Couch: Make Music Day Gets All Involved,” by Barry Courter and Lisa Denton, The Times Free Press, June 20, 2016
Make Music Chattanooga Debuts With More Than 70 Free Events,” The Chattanoogan, June 10, 2016
Make Music: More than 700 cities in 120 countries participate, and now, Chattanooga,” by Gabrielle Chevalier, The Times Free Press, June 1, 2016
Volunteers, performers needed for inaugural Make Music Chattanooga,” by Sean Phipps, Nooga.com, May 9, 2016
Make Music Chattanooga To Showcase Local Talent,” The Chattanoogan, April 29, 2016

Chicago, IL
Make Music Chicago brings tunes all across the city,” Fox 32 News, June 21, 2016
Family Destinations: Celebrate the solstice by making some music,” by Joan Dittmann, Chicago Tribune, June 20, 2016
19 Of Our Favorite Events In Chicago This Week,” by Michelle Meywes Kopeny, Chicagoist, June 20, 2016
Make Music Chicago 2016: free citywide festival celebrates summer solstice,” by Carole Kuhrt Brewer, Chicago Now, June 20, 2016
Sones de México dirá presente en Make Music Chicago,” by Gisela Orozco, Vívelo Hoy, June 20, 2016
6th annual Make Music Chicago brings the music to the masses,” by Keely Flynn, Chicago Parent, June 17, 2016
Recommended Chicago-area classical concerts,” by John von Rhein, Chicago Tribune, June 16, 2016
Make Music Chicago celebrates free daylong, citywide music event,” Cook County Chronicle, June 13, 2016
Day-long ‘Make Music Chicago’ returns June 21,” by Miriam Di Nunzio, Chicago Sun Times, June 8, 2016

Cleveland, OH
Make Music Day Cleveland: photos from three venues (June 21),” by Neil McCalmont and Mike Telin, Cleveland Classical, July 7, 2016
Make Music Cleveland Day Invites Everyone to Participate,” Cool Cleveland, June 15, 2016
Lineup Announced for Make Music Cleveland, an All-Day Celebration of Music,” by Danielle Immerman, Cleveland Scene, June 7, 2016

Columbia, SC
Live Review: Make Music Columbia,” by David Travis Bland, Free Times, June 23, 2016
Musicians of all ages, skill levels … and tallness … gather to ‘Make Music’ in Columbia,” by Karla Turner and Brindy McNair, ColaDaily.com, June 22, 2016
Where to catch free music shows in Columbia Tuesday,” by Erin Shaw, The State, June 21, 2016
Get out and jam (or just listen) on Make Music Columbia day,” by Erin Shaw, The State, June 15, 2016
Make Music Day Brings Culture of Participation to Columbia,” by Michael Spawn, Free Times, June 15, 2016
Watch: Celebrating Nat’l Make Music Day,” by Rochelle Dean, ABC Columbia (WOLO), June 15, 2016
June recognized as Columbia Music Month with events across the city,” by Kelly Petty, ColaDaily.com, June 8, 2016

Denver, CO
Make Music Day Features Free Music, Builds Community in Denver,” by Claire Cleveland, The Denver Post, June 21, 2016
Denver is making (even more) music today,” by Ashley Dean, Denverite, June 21, 2016
Three Things to Do for Free in Denver, June 20-23,” by Alex Brown, Westword, June 20, 2016
Folk-Focused Make Music Denver Festival Includes Experimental Composer Victoria Lundy,” by Tom Murphy, Westword, June 20, 2016
Make Music Denver,” by Susan Froyd, Westword, June 17, 2016
How to catch free music at Denver restaurants, museums, parks and festivals,” by John Wenzel, The Denver Post, June 9, 2016

Detroit, MI
Detroit celebrates Make Music Day with free concerts,” by Blake Froling, Crain’s Detroit Business, June 21, 2016
Make Music Detroit: Detroit Joins Cities Around the World for Largest Global Music Event,” WXYZ (ABC 7), June 20, 2016
Make Music Detroit Offers Wide-Ranging 12-Hour Celebration,” by Gary Graff, Macomb Daily, June 20, 2016
Make Music Detroit aims to be the true fest of the people,” by Selena Aguilera, Detroit Metro Times, June 15, 2016
Grapevine,” by Stephanie Steinberg, The Detroit News, June 15, 2016
Detroit joins more than 700 cities to celebrate Make Music Day,” by Blake Froling, Crain’s Detroit Business, June 3, 2016

Fort Lauderdale, FL
On Make Music Day 2016, Stop Whatever You’re Doing and Play,” by Olivia Feldman, Broward Palm Beach New Times, June 8, 2016

Fort Wayne, IN
Journal Gazette top videos for week of June 18, 2016,” Journal Gazette, June 26, 2016
A good day for making music,” Journal Gazette, June 22, 2016
Make Music Fort Wayne,” by Ray Steup, INFortWayne.com, June 21, 2016
Make Music Day: Exterminate All Rational Thought,” by Rob Lydick, WANE, June 19, 2016
Blind a cappella group eager to make music,” by Keiara Carr, Journal Gazette, June 17, 2016
Make Music Day: Alicia Pyle,” by Rob Lydick, WANE, June 12, 2016

Fullerton, CA
Fuller-Tune: Day of Music, with More than 150 Acts, Kicks Off the Summer,” by Brian Whitehead, Orange County Register, June 21, 2016
Artist Myra Bryan Honors Rock Legends for Day of Music Fullerton,” by Denise de la Cruz, OC Weekly, June 16, 2016
Sounds of the summer returning to Fullerton,” by Brian Whitehead, Orange County Register, June 15, 2016

Issaquah, WA
Watch: Issaquah celebrates Make Music Day,” by Greg Farrar, Issaquah Press, June 21, 2016
Make Music Day returns to Issaquah Tuesday,” Issaquah Press, June 20, 2016

Liberty, MO
Make Music Liberty 2016,” by Kellie Houx, Liberty Tribune, June 21, 2016
Lifetime of music drives arts commission leader,” by Kellie Houx, Liberty Tribune, June 16, 2016
Community to make a beautiful sound in Liberty,” by Karen Ridder, Kansas City Star, June 1, 2016

Los Angeles, CA
Make Music LA Comes to Santa Monica,” Santa Monica Mirror, June 7, 2016

Madison, WI
Make Music Madison turns city into stage,” by Samara Kalk Derby, Wisconsin State Journal, June 17, 2016

Montclair, NJ
Montclair Make Music to begin June 18,” by Gwen Orel, The Montclair Times, June 17, 2016

Nashville, TN
Make Music Nashville Aims to Inspire Next Generation of Musicians,” by Hayley Mason, WMC Action News, June 21, 2016
The Music City Celebrates Make Music Day,” by Jesse Knutson, WTVF (CBS News), June 21, 2016
Make Music Nashville,” 365 Nashville, June 16, 2016
Third Annual Make Music Nashville Festival,” Nashville Arts, May 2016

New York, NY
Variety and Verve at Make Music New York,” by Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim, David Allen, Anthony Tommasini, Andrew R. Chow, Vivien Schweitzer, and James R. Oestreich, The New York Times, June 22, 2016
Get a free guitar lesson today in Times Square as part of Make Music New York,” by Andrew Frisicano, Time Out New York, June 21, 2016
All the City is a Stage for Make Music Day,” Wall Street Journal, June 21, 2016
‘Make Music New York’ inspires Times Square with musical performances and free guitar lessons,” by Megan Cerullo, New York Daily News, June 21, 2016
Kick Off the Summer with Free Outdoor Music,” by Rebeca Ibarra, WNYC, June 21, 2016
Summer Concert Series Makes Stop in St. George,” NY1 News, June 21, 2016
New York Today,” by Alexandra S. Levine, New York Times, June 21, 2016
Follow on Snapchat: ‘Eye of the Tiger’ concert at Staten Island Yankees’ game,” by Shane DiMaio, Staten Island Advance, June 21, 2016
People, birds make music at Wave Hill,” News 12 The Bronx, June 21, 2016
Make Music New York 2016,” by Kaitlyn Hamilton, Flavorpill, June 21, 2016
ArtRx NYC,” by Allison Meier, Hyperallergic, June 21, 2016
Brooklyn’s Atlantic Ave. & 5th Av. to become music hot spots on Tuesday,” by Mary Frost, Brooklyn Daily Eagle, June 20, 2016
Goings On About Town: Make Music New York,” The New Yorker, June 20, 2016
Map: Make Music New York’s Classical Offerings,” WQXR, June 20, 2016
Make Music NY happens Tuesday w/ Philip Glass & Free Live Music Events All Over the City,” by Rob Sperry-Fromm, Brooklyn Vegan, June 20, 2016
Make Music New York 2016: A Guide to Free Concert Day on Staten Island,” by Rob Bailey, Staten Island Advance, June 20, 2016
Summer NYC bucket list,” amNewYork, June 20, 2016
Celebrate the Summer Solstice with Make Music New York,” by Angely Mercado, DNAInfo, June 20, 2016
Weekday Fun: Make Music NY, Swedish Fest, Free Activities,” by Sonia Gonzalez, Mommy Poppins, June 19, 2016
10 Things to Do Now in NYC,” by Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim, New York Times, June 17, 2016
Classical Music Listings for June 17-23,” by Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim, New York Times, June 16, 2016
El gran concierto de Make Music New York,” by Goldy Foger, El Diario, June 17, 2016
Queens has a tuneful Tuesday in store thanks to Make Music New York,” by Merle Exit, Times Ledger, June 17, 2016
S.I. Of The Tiger,” New York Daily News, June 16, 2016
Make Music New York celebrates a decade of free concerts,” by Jaime DeJesus, Brooklyn Reporter, June 15, 2016
To Do: June 15-September 5, 2016,” by Justin Davidson, New York Magazine, June 12, 2016
Watch a Musician Chat With Birds at 2016 Make Music New York Festival,” by Eddie Small, DNAInfo, June 7, 2016
Things to do in NYC this summer,” amNewYork, June 3, 2016

Ossining, NY
Ossining, Chappaqua Businesses Support Sunshine Children’s Home,” by Rachel Martin, Chappaqua Daily Voice, July 22, 2016
Ossining, Briarcliff Celebrate International Make Music Day,” by Cindy Capitani, Ossining Daily Voice, July 1, 2016
Global ‘Make Music Day’ Comes to Ossining,” by Jason Bisnoff, Ossining Daily Voice, June 20, 2016

Philadelphia, PA
Make Music Philly Day to create citywide jam session,” by Sinead Cummings, Philly Voice, June 17, 2016
Weekly Entertainment Guide,” by Robin Bloom, Newsworks, June 16, 2016
Five artists to watch at Make Music Philly,” by Kimberly Ilkowski, The Key (WXPN), June 15, 2016

Platteville, WI
Make Music Platteville Is Today,” by Steve Prestegard, Platteville Journal, June 21, 2016
Visit A Farm, Then Listen To Music,” by Steve Prestegard, Platteville Journal, June 15, 2016
Two Months Of Music Start Monday,” by Steve Prestegard, Platteville Journal, June 1, 2016
New Music Festivals In Platteville This Summer,” by Steve Prestegard, Platteville Journal, March 22, 2016

Pittsburgh, PA
One day makes music for masses,” by David Mayernik Jr, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, July 6, 2016
City picks up the beat of global Make Music Day,” by Rex Rutkoski, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, June 15, 2016

Portland, ME
Make Music Portland returns on June 21,” The Forecaster, June 13, 2016

Portland, OR
Mic Check: Make Music Day PDX,” KGW (NBC), June 24, 2016
Positively Portland: Celebrating Make Music Day,” KOIN 6, June 21, 2016
Bits & Pieces,” by Jason Vondersmith, Portland Tribune, June 21, 2016
What are you doing for Make Music Day? In Portland, Oregon there’s gonna be a ukulele flash mob!” by Chris Robley, The DIY Musician, June 20, 2016

Redmond, WA
Redmond Joins Cities Around the World for Make Music Day on June 21,” by Samantha Pak, Redmond Reporter, June 20, 2016

Salem, OR
Make Music Salem 2016: Highlights and a Musical Community Gathering Shared by Salem Families, Friends, and Neighbors, by Tony Marino, Salem Magazine, June 22, 2016
Salem participates in worldwide Make Music Day, by Anna Reed and Molly J. Smith, Statesman Journal, June 21, 2016
Making music and the news at Holding Court,” by Carol McAlice Currie and Michael Davis, Statesman Journal, June 21, 2016
5 summer boredom busters for kids,” by Heather Rayhorn, Statesman Journal, June 20, 2016
Global phenomenon Make Music Day comes to Salem June 21,” by Tom Mayhall Rastrelli, Statesman Journal, June 15, 2016
Hey Salem – Make Music!” by Julie Eaton, WillametteLive.com, March 17, 2016

San Antonio, TX
San Antonio celebrates Make Music Day,” La Prensa, June 19, 2016
San Antonio participating in ‘Make Music Day’ on June 21,” by Bryan Wendland, KENS 5, June 17, 2016
Free live entertainment, music lessons during ‘Make Music Day’,” by Lynette Vega, NBC News 4 (San Antonio), June 17, 2016
Mayoral Proclamation: Make Music Day,” by Miles Terracina, Sobre Sound (San Antonio), June 9, 2016

San Diego, CA
‘Make Music Day’ Will Make a Bang at Museum of Making Music,” NBC 7 San Diego, June 20, 2016
Things to Do: June 20-26,” San Diego Magazine, June 20, 2016
Discover music with the world June 21,” by Tony Cagala, The Coast News Group, June 18, 2016

Seattle, WA
Seattle Makes Music with Mackie,” Mixonline.com, June 23, 2016
June 2016 events around Seattle,” Seattle Times, May 12, 2016

St. Louis, MO
Make Music Day debuts in St. Louis,” by Willis Ryder Arnold, St. Louis Public Radio, June 20, 2016

Vermont
It’s Make Music Vermont Day,” by Tyler Dumont, WCAX Channel 3 News, June 21, 2016
First Day of Summer to be Celebrated with Make Music Vermont,” Associated Press, June 19, 2016
Making Music in Vermont,” by Rene Thibault, MyChamplainValley.com, June 21, 2016

Washington, DC
June 21 is Make Music Day,” WUSA (CBS TV, Washington DC), May 25, 2016

Other Coverage

‘Music is for everyone’,” by Harish Jayakumar, The Hindu (Bengaluru, India), July 2, 2016
No studio? you can still make music,” The New Indian Express, June 21, 2016
Musical street ‘Pop’adoms,” by Pooja Prabhan, Bengaluru Chronicle, June 17, 2016
Music: The Ultimate Industry Disruptor,” by Ben Bradley and Aaron Friedman, Hypebot, June 23, 2016
Mom’s Music invites all musicians to perform for Make Music Day,” WDRB News, June 21, 2016
Make Music Day comes to Louisville,” by Jeffrey Lee Puckett, Courier-Journal, June 20, 2016
‘Make Music Day’ expands to park in Warrenton,” by Cassandra Brown, Fauquier Now, June 24, 2016
Make Music Day in Cedar City,” by Jordan Allred, The Spectrum and Daily News, June 21, 2016
Let’s Make Music!,” by Carolyn Donaldson, We Are Central PA, June 23, 2016
Everybody Drum Some: Rhythmists Gather for Make Music Day; Lester Plans to Continue the Beat,” by Bracken Mayo, Murfreesboro Pulse, July 6, 2016
Percussionist leading community in making music,” by Nancy De Gennaro, Daily News Journal (Murfreesboro, TN), June 17, 2016
Kudzu Music Hosting Uke Circle for Make Music Day,” by Brian Miller, The Mountain Times (Boone, NC), June 16, 2016

2015 – National Coverage

A free annual festival celebrating music and music-making,” Associated Press, April 23, 2015
On June 21, Celebrate Make Music Day,” Wall Street Journal Live, June 19, 2015
Make Music Day Plots 2,250 Free Concerts Nationwide,” by Jon Blistein, Rolling Stone, June 18, 2015
Chad Smith on Make Music Day,” Late Night with Seth Meyers, June 15, 2015
Jazz Lives At Duke Ellington’s Resting Place,” by Anastasia Tsioulcas, NPR Music: Jazz Night in America, July 2, 2015
Your Creative Calendar: 91 Things to Do, See, and Hear This June,” by Joe Berkowitz, Fast Company, June 5, 2015
Sweetwater Takes Make Music Day to the Community,” Making Music Magazine, June 11, 2015

2015 – Local Coverage

Make Music New York Teaches Buildings How to Sing,” by Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim, New York Times, June 22, 2015
Sousapalooza Among Hundreds of Musical Performances Around Chicago Sunday,” by Nancy Harty, CBS Chicago, June 21, 2015
Around Town: Madison makes music and celebrates solstice,” by Samara Kalk Derby, Wisconsin State Journal, June 21, 2015
Make Music Madison,” WMSN Fox 47, June 21, 2015
Get your hands on some music,” by Keiara Carr, The Journal Gazette (Fort Wayne), June 19, 2015
First Make Music Day Celebrated,” CBS KGAN (Cedar Rapids), June 21, 2015
Cedar Rapids joins global music celebration,” by Maddy Arnold, The Gazette, June 21, 2015
City to take part in global music celebration,” by Harrison Grimwood, Muskogee Phoenix, June 19, 2015
Got harmonica? Festival brings 150 free concerts to LA area and you can join in,” by Mary Plummer, 89.3 KPCC, June 18, 2015
Where to Enjoy Make Music LA Events in Santa Monica on Sunday,” Santa Monica Mirror, June 20, 2015
Weekend Event Picks,” by Allie Volpe, Philly.com, June 18, 2015
In photos and words: Make Music Day Asheville,” Mountain Xpress, June 23, 2015
A Day of Music Fullerton Shows Potential In Its Inaugural Year,” by Adam Lovinus, OC Weekly, June 23, 2015
Music, sweet music, rings out in Fullerton,” by Lou Ponsi, The Orange County Register, June 22, 2015
The Fullerton sound machine,” by Lou Ponsi, The Orange County Register, June 17, 2015
Outdoor concerts to fill Pittsburgh with music on Make Music Day,” by Rex Rutkoski, TribLIVE, June 18, 2015
This Sunday, the international Make Music festival comes to Pittsburgh,” by Margaret Welsh, Pittsburgh City Paper, June 17, 2015
Make Music Day gives everybody a chance to appreciate the power and joy in Syracuse,” by Mark Bialczak, WAER 88.3, June 17, 2015
A gift that will be music to dad’s ears,” CBS 8 San Diego, June 17, 2015
Locals going global: San Diego joins the worldwide Make Music Day at Balboa Park,” by Dave Good, San Diego Reader, June 17, 2015
Meet some of Columbia’s music makers,” by Betsey Guzior, GoColumbia (The State), June 17, 2015
A Day for Music,” by Rodney Welch, Free Times (Columbia SC), June 17, 2015
Times Two envisions new musical opportunities, communities,” by Steve Smith, Boston Globe, June 5, 2015
Montclair makes music all over town,” by Gwen Orel, The Montclair Times (NJ), June 18, 2015
Montclair Make Music Day Collective offers weekend of free music,” The Montclair Times, June 16, 2015
The 10 best performances to see at Make Music New York 2015,” by Andrew Frisicano, Time Out New York, June 10, 2015
Make Music Day Columbia,” by Ryan Burgee, WACH Fox, June 9, 2015
Rush Hour reinvents itself for summer in the city,” by John von Rhein, Chicago Tribune, June 2, 2015
Make Music Day 2015,” San Diego Union Tribune, June 22, 2015
Make Music San Diego launches in Balboa Park,” by Jeff Terich, San Diego CityBeat, June 2, 2015
Make Music Madison sign-ups end May 8,” by Gayle Worland, Wisconsin State Journal, May 1, 2015
Make Music Day Hits San Diego,” by Dustin Lothspeich, NBC San Diego, April 27, 2015
June 2015 events around Seattle,” by Madeline McKenzie, Seattle Times, May 8, 2015

Previous Years

What Happens When 350 Musicians Meet For The First Time In Brooklyn?,” by Anastasia Tsioulcas, NPR Music, July 2, 2014
Making Music In The Streets of Plymouth,” by Sean Hurley, New Hampshire Public Radio, June 27, 2014
Finding a way to make music, Madison,” by Gayle Worland, Wisconsin State Journal, June 20, 2014
Make Music Boston to celebrate summer solstice,” by Kelly Gifford, The Boston Globe, June 19, 2014
Music in the streets: Montclair to celebrate Make Music Day,” by Gwen Orel and Cecilia Levine, The Montclair Times, June 19, 2014
Music celebration brings free concerts to Nashville venues,” by Nate Rau, The Tennessean, June 19, 2014
From Billy Joel Sing-Along to Rhythm on Rikers: Make Music New York’s Record-Setting 1,350 Shows,” by Andy Gensler, Billboard, June 18, 2014
Make Music Madison 2014 offers nearly 400 ways to seize the day with song on June 21,” by Jessica Steinhoff, The Isthmus, June 17, 2014
Make Some Music, Philly!,” by Allison Ector, NBC Philadelphia, June 16, 2014
Normal joins international Make Music celebration,” by Mary Ann Ford, Bloomington Pantagraph, June 13, 2014
Make Music Philly returns on June 21, Lee Fields, Ted Leo, scores of others playing for free,” by Dan DeLuca, The Philadelphia Inquirer, June 11, 2014
Join the band on Make Music Day June 21,” by Peter Clark, The Issaquah Press, June 10, 2014
Preview: June 21 2014 – Solstice Austin Music Festival,” ATX Music Mag, June 9, 2014
Make Music Madison gives young artists a chance to perform,” by Michael Popke, The Isthmus, June 5, 2014
‘Make Music Chicago’ daylong fest set for June 21,” by Miriam Di Nunzio, Chicago Sun Times, May 28, 2014
New ‘For Austin, by Austin’ DIY music festival to launch this summer,” by Arden Ward, Culture Map, May 20, 2014
Behind Bars, in Boats or Under a Bridge: One Day, a Thousand Concerts, to Celebrate Summer,” by Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim, James R. Oestreich, Steve Smith and James Barron, The New York Times, June 23, 2013
Scenes from Make Music Madison 2013,” by Lesia Witkowsky, The Isthmus, June 22, 2013
Make Music Chicago: Free Concerts Pop Up Around Town,” by LeeAnn Trotter, NBC Chicago, June 21, 2013
Music for the Eyes and Oars,” by Corinne Ramey, Wall Street Journal, June 21, 2013
Make Music Philly’ day, coming in June,” by Dan DeLuca, The Philadelphia Inquirer, January 11, 2013
A Flash Choir Sings Philip Glass in Times Square,” NPR Music, July 10, 2012
There’s No Missing Make Music Chicago Tomorrow,” by Michelle Meywes, Chicagoist, June 20, 2012
Make Music New York,” by Elizabeth Stark, NEA Arts Magazine, 2011 Number 3
One Day, Who Knows How Many Performers: Make Music 2011,” by Anastasia Tsioulcas, NPR Music, June 21, 2011
Symphony of the City,” by Alex Ross, The New Yorker, July 6, 2009
A Fine Day for Music, No Matter Your Taste,” by Colin Moynihan and Ray Rivera, The New York Times, June 22, 2008