Make Music


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. 

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!

WATCH on Facebook, LISTEN at or on the TuneIn app at

Also shared INTERNATIONALLY through the Make Music Day Alliance

#MakeMusicSeattle Let’s Make Some Music!

Want to host or organize an event, participate, or sponsor? For more info or to participate, email   

Organized in 2019 by and KZ Music Media

Thanks to Downtown Seattle Association,  Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, 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.



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!


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