What is Make Music?
Launched in 1982 in France as the Fête de la Musique, Make Music celebrates on the same day in more than 1,000 cities in 120 countries around the world.
Completely different from a typical music festival, Make Music is open to anyone who wants to take part. Every kind of musician — young and old, amateur and professional, of every musical persuasion — pours onto streets, parks, plazas, and porches to share their music with friends, neighbors, and strangers. All of it is free and open to the public.
Can anyone participate?
Of course! There’s always room in the band.
We invite musicians, rappers and instrumentalists of all kinds to collaborate on making June 21 a musical masterpiece. Singers, church choirs, jazz combos, rock bands, glee clubs, MCs, marching bands, mariachis, and every other kind of musician, of any age group or skill level, are all welcome.
Find Make Music Near You!
Make Music Day is independently organized by hundreds of local community groups, arts presenters, and civic leaders. Find your local Make Music chapter, or explore the national schedule.
The Make Music Alliance thanks this year’s U.S. partners!