Make Music
Twin Cities



Make Music Day in Hastings [MORE INFO HERE]

Thursday, June 21 from 7:00 a.m. until 9:30 p.m.

Various parks throughout the City of Hastings

Rain location: Hastings Arts Center, 216 4th Street East

Make Music Day at Groth Music [SIGN UP HERE]

Thursday, June 21 from 10:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.

Groth Music, 8056 Nicollet Avenue South, Bloomington

Once again, Groth Music hosts an eclectic and entertaining lineup of musicians playing all genres of music. A few spots remain – sign up to play!

Make Music Day at School of Rock – Eden Prairie [MORE INFO HERE]

Thursday, June 21 from 1:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

School of Rock Eden Prairie, 6585 Edenvale Blvd., Eden Prairie

Live music and free music lessons for kids ages 7 – 16, contests, and giveaways! Bring your lawn chair or blanket. Coolers welcome (NON-alcoholic beverages only). 



Accordionathon     [SIGN UP HERE]

Thursday, June 21 from 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Minnehaha Bandshell, Minnehaha Regional Park, Minneapolis

Accordions, concertinas, button boxes, harmonicas, harmoniums and their owners. Bring your favorite box out to play!

Sing at Minnehaha! [MORE INFO HERE]

Thursday, June 21 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Minnehaha Bandshell, Minnehaha Regional Park, Minneapolis

Participatory a capella music led by Whitney, a returning Music Maker!

Sousapalooza     [SIGN UP HERE]

Thursday, June 21 from 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Lake Harriet Bandshell, Lake Harriet Park, Minneapolis

Band instrumentalists join together to perform the famous marches of John Philip Sousa.

Kingfield PorchFest [INFO HERE]

Thursday, June 21 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Porches and lawns in the Kingfield neighborhood, Minneapolis

(36th – 46th Street South / Lyndale Avenue – 35W)

Acoustic Jam

Thursday, June 21 from 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. 

Sarah Jane’s Music School, 2522 Central Ave. NE, Minneapolis

Bring your acoustic instruments, voices, and friends to jam on classic songs! Booklets will be provided at the event.


Adult Karaoke Party

Thursday, June 21 from 8:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Sarah Jane’s Music School, 2522 Central Ave. NE, Minneapolis

A free 21+ karaoke party in Northeast for our adult students, parents, and friends. Join us! Bring your own beer, wine, or whatever your preference. See you there!


Want to play? Want to host musicians?

Click here to sign up using the artist/venue “match-making” app, Solstice 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!

Volunteers: Sign up now and we’ll get in touch to let you know about opportunities to get involved.

2018 Listings: Thursday, June 21st



Make Music Twin Cities is a project of Vega Productions, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. The event is free and open to everyone, and your financial contribution makes it possible!

Make a donation today!

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For sponsorship inquiries, please contact Caitlin at (612) 810-9070, or email Caitlin at

We are proud to be a part of the Make Music Alliance! Check out the Make Music Day website for more info.


Read more about Make Music Twin Cities here:

The Current: Make Music Day to celebrate grassroots creativity on June 21

Hastings Star Gazette: Make Music Day coming to a park near you

Rolling Stone: ‘Make Music Day’ plots 4,500 events, concerts worldwide



Here are photos from past Make Music Twin Cities celebrations. Many thanks to Cindy Carlsson and others who have captured and generously shared photos of Make Music Day performances.





Question, comment, press or sponsorship inquiry, or partnership idea? Please get in touch by emailing us at We look forward to hearing from you.