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Make Music Seattle 2019

Join Make Music Day, a worldwide holiday of music-making that happens in over 120 countries and 1000 cities every Summer Solstice, June 21st.
Free. All Ages. Public. Music Making for Everyone!

Live broadcasts all day from events around the city on Seattle community radio station Rainieravenueradio.world!

WATCH on Facebook, LISTEN at www.Rainieravenueradio.world or on the TuneIn app at http://tun.in/sfwGx.

Also shared INTERNATIONALLY through the Make Music Day Alliance www.MakeMusicDay.org

#MakeMusicSeattle Let’s Make Some Music!

Click here to access the “match-making” service and follow these instructions:

Performers: create your profile by submitting a photo, description of your act, and any relevant website/social media links. Check out the available venues and bid on one that will fit your needs. The venue will confirm your request, and you’re good to go.

Venues: create a profile by submitting your location information and a description of the space. Peruse the musician profiles to request a performance, or welcome musicians to bid on your space independently. Confirm the connection and make sure your space is ready to go on June 21st!

Photographers & videographers welcomed! 

Street Studios: Audio folks… come record spontaneous music making by passer-bys at Westlake or Waterfront to create a mashup clip of the day!

EMAIL Seattle@MakeMusicDay.org

FEATURED EVENTS

Make Music Day at The Seattle Waterfront Hot Spot, under the Seattle Great Wheel!  12-9:30pm

Thanks to Friends of Waterfront Seattle for hosting this event for the 2nd year.  

1401 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98101      

Make Music Day Seattle at Westlake Park in downtown Seattle!  11am to 8pm

400 Pine Street, Seattle.  Vendor Booth space available 12-7pm. 

Live broadcast on RainierAvenueRadio.World.

ADDITIONAL FESTIVITIES

BREMERTON – Quincy Jones Square SPECIAL SURPRISE

Bellevue

Music Works Northwest 12-7PM Workshops, Lessons & Jams

 

Central District

Liberty Bank Building Rooftop 6-8PM The Coolout Network aka Coolout TV Cypher Session

 

Columbia City

Rainieravenueradio.world

The Royal Room 5-7PM Crowdsource Choir (Aquarius)

 

Georgetown

Sneaky Tiki 5-10PM All Ages Open Mic + Jam

 

Greenwood

Verity Credit Union 6:30-8:30PM Live Music + play-along

 

Lynnwood

Songwriters in Seattle 3-7PM – Kennelly Keys Music / Roy’s Place Rehearsal Studios & Recital Hall

 

Northgate

Verity Credit Union 12-2PM Live Music + Play-along

 

Phinneywood

Phinney Neighborhood Association 12-2pm Jonny Akamu Guitar & Ukelele Lessons with FREE BOOKS

 

Rainier Beach

Planet Fitness 11:30AM-1PM Curtis Seals on Funky Keys

 

Wallingford

Verity Credt Union 4-7PM Live Music + Play-along

 

W Seattle

Youngstown Cultural Arts Center 6-8PM Totem Star Youth Showcase

Make Music Bremerton

A SPECIAL FEATURE AT QUINCY JONES SQUARE…INFO COMING SOON

 

2019 Listings: Friday, June 21st

  

Make Music Day 2019 at Seattle Waterfront HotSpot Stage 12-9:30pm

Make Music Day Seattle at Friends of Waterfront Seattle‘s HotSpot Stage right under Seattle Great Wheel on Pier 58 in downtown Seattle. Free! All Ages! Music making for everyone!
Noon to 9:30pm
1401 Alaskan Way, Seattle

LIVE BROADCAST ON RAINIERAVENUERADIO.WORLD

12:00PM B-boy Fidget
12:30PM Cirke
1:00PM Steve Church
2:00PM Celestial Navigation
3:00PM DeChelle Monet Music & SoundProof
4:00PM Whitney Lyman
4:30PM Sofia & Ellie Strauss by Mode Music and Performing Arts
5:00PM Storm & the Sea by Mode Music and Performing Arts
5:30PM A La Mode by Mode Music and Performing Arts
6:00PM DJ Lesson & Competition Toe Jam
7:00PM Payge Turner Music
8:00PM Blue Helix
9:00PM Ukestra Seattle

with DJ Spindoctor bringing the dance music in between sets!

Vendor Booth space available 12-8pm.
Want to host or organize an event, participate, or sponsor?
Email Seattle@MakeMusicDay.org.
or go to www.MakeMusicDay.org/Seattle

Live broadcasts all day from events around the city on Rainieravenueradio.world
Thanks Seattle Department of Neighborhoods Office of Arts & Culture Seattle Planet Fitness Shunpike KZ Music Media

ABOUT
Make Music Day is a worldwide holiday of music launched in France over 35 years ago, and is now a day long musical celebration held in 1,000+ cities in 120 countries every year on Summer Solstice, June 21st.

Make Music Day 2019 at Westlake Park Seattle 11am to 8pm

Make Music Day Seattle at Westlake Park in the heart of downtown Seattle. Free! All Ages! Music making for everyone!
11am to 8pm. 401 Pine Street

11:00AM Broadway Melodies by Clayton Productions Performing Arts
12:00PM Samantha McKaige
1:00PM Odd Kind of Humble
2:00PM Mo’ Jam Presents Improv Jam Session
Guest Mc Wanz 3-7pm!
3:30PM FREE Harmonicas + Lesson with Mitch Pumpian
4:00PM Surprise Guest
5:00PM Surprise Guest
6:00PM Czon DeLunatic & son
6:30PM Kesselgarden Klezmer Duo
7:00PM Speak Easy

Vendor Booth space available 11-7pm.
Want to host or organize an event, participate, or sponsor?
Email Seattle@MakeMusicDay.org.
or go to www.MakeMusicDay.org/Seattle

Live broadcasts all day from events around the city on Rainieravenueradio.world.
Thanks Seattle Department of Neighborhoods Office of Arts & Culture Seattle Planet Fitness American Music Shunpike KZ Music Media

ABOUT
Make Music Day is a worldwide holiday of music launched in France over 35 years ago, and is now a day long musical celebration held in 1,000+ cities in 120 countries every year on Summer Solstice, June 21st.

Rise Up Music Project at RainierAvenueRadio.World (Columbia City) 2-5pm

Rise Up Music Project Songwriter Collective Showcase of Storytelling and Activism
at the Rainieravenueradio.world gallery
5256 Rainier Ave S in Columbia City
2-5pm

FEATURING Artists of RiseUpMusic.org
A new song every day. Created and shared in real time. Introduced and explained by the artist. Music, art, personal storytelling, exploration of identity… the collective work of many individuals as a short daily podcast.

Louie Opatz (Seattle)
Benjamin Gore (Seattle)
ATHR (Seattle)
Jon Halvorson (Seattle)
Matt Halvorson (Seattle)
Roberto Ascalon (Seattle)
Joel DeJong (Seattle)
Andy White (Eugene, OR)
Cycle of Hands (Bellingham)

Then head over to Crowdsource Choir Solstice Sing with Julia Francis Band at The Royal Room 5-7pm!

Want to perform, host an event, volunteer or sponsor?
Email Seattle@makemusicday.org.

Make Music Day is a worldwide holiday of music launched in France over 35 years ago, and is now a day long musical celebration held in 1,000 cities in 120 countries every year on Summer Solstice, June 21st. Free! All Ages! Music making for everyone!

Thanks Rainieravenueradio.world, Office of Arts & Culture Seattle, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, Planet Fitness, Shunpike

#MakeMusicSeattle 2019. Let’s make some music!

Live Music at 3 Verity Credit Union Locations!

Join us for Make Music Day, an international celebration of music, on Friday, June 21.
We’ll have live music at our Greenwood, Northgate and Wallingford branches. Bring your own instrument and join the music-making fun!

Verity is proud to feature live music at the following locations:
Northgate (11027 Meridian Ave N)
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Greenwood (8533 Greenwood Ave N)
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Wallingford (4545 Stone Way)
4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m

To see a full list of participating locations by Make Music Seattle, or to register as a venue or performer, visit makemusicday.org/seattle.

Totem Star 4th annual youth showcase at Youngstown Cultural Arts – W. Seattle 6-8pm

4th annual Summer Kickoff youth arts showcase at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center in West Seattle from 6-8pm on Friday June 21, 2019. As always, this event is FREE, all ages, and food will be provided.

We are proud to announce that we’ll be celebrating the release of the {R}age Mixtape, a collaboration between Totem Star, Youth Speaks Seattle, and Arts Corps, featuring more than a dozen original songs and poems recorded in the Totem Star studio over the last year.

Join us for an evening of amazing youth performances and the opportunity to get your physical copy of the new mixtape!

CrowdSource Choir “Aquarius” at The Royal Room (Columbia City) 5-7pm

Celebrate the summer solstice with a whole lotta cosmic goodness at an all-ages Crowdsource Choir where everyone present will sing “Aquarius/Let the Sun Shine In,” in choir parts led by Julia Francis Music and her full rockin’ band!

5-7pm

The Royal Room

5000 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, Washington 98118

Suggested $10 donation
Prepare to stand or reserve a table at reservations@theroyalroomseattle.com
Wear your solstice best (in any case please wear something)

Coolout Network Cypher in the C.D. on Liberty Bank Bldg Rooftop 6-8pm

The Coolout Network aka Coolout TV hosts its 3rd year of bringing hip hop performance to Make Music Day!

COOLOUT NETWORK CYPHER IN THE C.D.
June 21st
Open cypher on the rooftop of the Liberty Bank Building
1405 24th Ave, Seattle WA
6-8pm
DJ and sound system provided; come ready to coolout!

Learn Guitar & Ukelele from Jonny Akamu at Phinney Neighborhood Association 12-2pm

#MakeMusicDay = Free All Ages Music Making for Everyone!
June 21
Learn Ukelele and Guitar by Jonny Akamu Music Lessons as part of Make Music Seattle 2019 with FREE PRACTICE BOOKS for attendees!

Location: Phinney Neighborhood Association
6532 Phinney Ave N, Seattle. Room 3
Suggested pre-registration; Email Seattle@MakeMusicDay.org

1 hr Ukulele Class: We will learn the names of the strings, how to play chords, and how to strum to our favorite songs! Bring your own uke, No experience required. Minimum age 6.
1pm to 2pm

1 hr Guitar Class: For Beginning & Intermediate players
2pm – 3pm

Hawaiian/Northwest multi-instrumentalist Jonny Akamu has been performing on guitar, ukulele, banjo, and bass for 18 years and teaching students of all ages and levels for 9 years. Jonny plays and teaches many styles ranging from Hawaiian slack key, to rock, to flamenco and everything in between. Jonny Akamu Music Lessons was founded in 2015 and has taught 5-65+ year olds how to have fun playing and learning an instrument. Learn more at www.jonnyakamu.com/lessons

Join in the Free All-Ages Music across greater Seattle: http://www.makemusicday.org/seattle/

Let’s Make Some Music!
Powered by Rainieravenueradio.world, Office of Arts & Culture Seattle, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods

Curtis Seals on Funky Keys at Planet Fitness Rainier Beach 11am-1pm

Curtis Seals n Seasoning at Planet Fitness Rainier Beach #MakeMusicDay

Catch some “electronic soundscapes of groove-driven jazz-funk, dance rhythms, & rock n roll attitude” by Curtis Seals n Seasoning outside of Planet Fitness on Rainier and Henderson.
11:30am to 1pm

Check out Curtis’ sounds: http://www.reverbnation.com/curtissealstheseasoning

All Ages Open Mic & Jam at Sneaky Tiki Georgetown 5-10pm

Come plug in to the sound system on the patio of Sneaky Tiki, Georgetown’s newest restaurant & live music venue… play your original music or jam with the Sneaky Tiki crew!
5-10pm
6031 Airport Ave S, Seattle

Make Music Day at Music Works Northwest – Bellevue

Make Music Day at Music Works Northwest, Bellevue, 12-5pm

Come play at Music Works Northwest in Bellevue for #MakeMusicDay!
June 21st
#Free #AllAges #Public

I LOVE MUSIC CLASS for Kids 10:30-11:30AM
UKELELE CLASS 5-6PM
ROCK JAM SESSION open to ALL at 6-7:30PM

1331 118TH AVE SE, STE 400
BELLEVUE, WASHINGTON 98005

Join Free All-Ages Music across greater Seattle: http://www.makemusicday.org/seattle/

Powered by Rainieravenueradio.world

#MusicforEveryone #MusicMatters

Music Works Northwest is a non-profit community music school offering music lessons and performance experiences for all ages, located minutes from downtown Seattle at Eastgate in south Bellevue.

 

 

Intro to Production 1-2pm & Collab Lab 5-8pm by The DGtL at RainierAvenueRadio.World

1-2PM Intro to Production: Learning the Language
5-8pm Collab. Lab
at Rainieravenueradio.world 5256 Rainier Ave S in Columbia City
Walking distance from the Columbia City light rail station!

Join producer and studio junkie The DGTL (Producer for Nobi, Karma Knows, The Soultanz, KFG, etc) in a series of exploratory, open forum q&a style tutorials, centered around “intro to music production: learning the language,” which centers around the foundations of Catalyst Labs and is rooted in celebration of creativity.

for #MakeMusicDay
This pilot demo will be held from 1-2:00pm on Friday, June 21st. AND! Bring an instrument, or use one of the Labs and stick around for a studio-centric jam session, and let’s make some music in the COLLAB LAB from 5-8pm.
The studio will be open to anyone looking to collaborate in a recording environment!

#MakeMusicSeattle
Want to perform, host an event, volunteer or sponsor?
Email Seattle@makemusicday.org.

Make Music Day is a worldwide holiday of music launched in France over 35 years ago, and is now a day long musical celebration held in 1,000 cities in 120 countries every year on Summer Solstice, June 21st. Free! All Ages! Music making for everyone!

Thanks Rainieravenueradio.world, Office of Arts & Culture Seattle, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, PSW Real Estate Seattle, Planet Fitness, Shunpike

#MakeMusicSeattle 2019. Let’s make some music!

NEWS

Booth space at Westlake Park

GROW MAKE MUSIC DAY IN SEATTLE!

Who wants to run a STREET STUDIO?

Any place can be a Make Music Day venue!

Shout out by Office of Film & Music

Why Make Music Day is Important (Letter from Board President Ramona Grotte)

Seattle, let’s break some world records!

Make Music Seattle artwork 2018

About

Make Music Day is a worldwide holiday of music launched in France over 35 years ago, and is now a day long musical celebration held in 1,000 cities in 120 countries every year on Summer Solstice, June 21st.

Free! All Ages! Music making for everyone!

Seattle is a city of music. On June 21st, join the celebration!

Join featured day-long events at Westlake Park and at the Waterfront HotSpot stage,

but EVERYone is invited to create your OWN music events!

Sing-alongs, kazoo parades, bucket drum-offs, Condo karaoke parties, and more… Make Music Day is a free celebration of music around the world always held on Summer Solstice – the longest day of the year, June 21st.

Completely different from a typical music festival, Make Music Day is open to anyone who wants to take part.  All of it is free and participatory for everyone, all ages and genres, all live performances, at multiple venues and public spaces. 

Let’s Make Some Music! June 21st. 

Check out our list of events with more being added all the time!

Want to host or organize an event, participate, or sponsor? For more info or to participate, email Seattle@MakeMusicDay.org.   

Organized in 2019 by Rainieravenueradio.world and KZ Music Media

Thanks to Downtown Seattle Association Friends of Waterfront Seattle.

What Make Music Day looks like: 

Make Music Day is presented by the NAMM Foundation and coordinated by the nonprofit Make Music Alliance. 

Make Music Seattle, a non-profit organization, was created in 2015 to celebrate music in Seattle, the City of Music.

#MusicMatters #MusicforEveryone #Free #AllAges #Public #Music #Seattle #MakeMusicSeattle

Photo Gallery

2018 Make Music Day – Seattle

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2017 Make Music Day

          

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Support

SPONSORSHIP: This event can’t happen without your support!  Play YOUR part in a very special musical experience.

Top 3 Reasons to Sponsor Make Music Seattle

  • Reach a broad & diverse demographic.
  • Support community development your neighborhood.
  • Support musicians and the arts in general.

We have a variety of opportunities to partner, depending upon your goals.  

Questions? Comments? Email Seattle@MakeMusicDay.org.

Tax-Deductible donations can be made towards Make Music Seattle C/O RainierAvenueRadio.World (Powered by Shunpike)

 

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THANK YOU TO OUR 2018 SUPPORTERS:

Your participation is helped to grow #MakeMusicDay in Seattle and we appreciate you!

Verity Credit Union – sponsorship
Seafair Festival – support
PA Mathison – 2018 Artwork

101 Percussion – drums
AlientAftermint/ J Joshua Diltz – photography
American Music – event host & equipment
Cirke – event organizer
Columbia City Music Beat – event organizer
Downtown Seattle Association – venue
Friends of Waterfront Seattle – venue
Gigs4U – support
Hard Rock Cafe Seattle – venue
Jonny Akamu Music Lessons – venue
Julia Francis Music – event organizer
KBFG 107.3 North Seattle – media
Kennelly Keys Music – event host
KZ Music Media – marketing
Make Music Day – support
Mo’ Jam Presents – event organizer
Mode Music Studios – event organizer
Music Works Northwest – venue & event organizer
Office of Arts & Culture Seattle – support
Parke Ave – event organizer
Phinney Neighborhood Association – event organizer
Rainieravenueradio.world – media
Seattle City of Music – support
Seattle Hand Drummers – event organizer
Seattle Music – media
Seattle Office of Film + Music – support
Seattle Parks and Recreation – venue and marketing
Shop Amused – venue & support
Songwriters in Seattle – event organizer
Sportn’ Life Music Group – support
STG Education & Community Programs – event organizer
The Bar Shoppe & Lounge / I Heart Sushi – support
The Coolout Network. Northwest Hip Hop Culture and Music – event organizer
Victory Studios / Band in Seattle – media
The Vocalist Studio – venue
Westlake Park – venue

Contact

We want to hear from YOU!

Project Manager:  Karen “KZ” Zammit  EMAIL: Seattle@MakeMusicDay.org

Organizer: RainierAvenueRadio.World@gmail.com