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We’re building a wall to let everyone in

June 5, 2020

For Make Music Day, we (SAW, the Songwriters’ Association of Washington) are asking for every musician within the region to post a video of themselves playing to a virtual video wall. Can we count on you?  No contest. No Games. Just Music. Now, more than ever, music is the answer everyone can hear. We ask thatContinue Reading »

Make Music Day DC 2018

May 7, 2018

Welcome!  With under 45 days to go until our day of events, we are excited with anticipation of filling our city with musicians everywhere.  We have great “matchmaking” software to help venues and musicians connect.  We are reaching out to local businesses and shops to host solo musicians and bands, and we are also reachingContinue Reading »

Global Jam 4 Peace | Event Details and Resources

May 27, 2017

Join us for the 2017 Global Jam 4 Peace on June 21st. In conjunction with Make Music Day, Washington DC will play host to the first Global Jam 4 Peace event. Join us as musicians from all walks of life, and all ages, unite together to play the Peace Anthem “Set Me Free”. Bring an instrument, orContinue Reading »

Make Music Day: Community Based Support from Local Businesses

May 11, 2017

In celebration of Make Music Day, Chuck Levin’s Washington Music Center and B&B Music Lessons will team up to provide free guitar and piano lessons for the DC-area music community.  “Bringing music to the community is why we’re in business”, states Adam Levin, co-owner of Chuck Levins.  “We enthusiastically support Make Music Day and it’sContinue Reading »

Make Music DC Returns for 2017

April 10, 2017

Make Music DC, Washington DC’s premiere community-wide music festival, is returning once again in 2017 for its 2nd annual celebration. In 2016, events in neighborhoods around the city featured over 80 performances at nearly 30 locations. Make Music DC joins over 700 cities and 120 countries worldwide in celebrating Make Music Day, an annual event taking placeContinue Reading »


June 19, 2016

Stones/Water/Time/Breath Dean Rosenthal’s “Stones/Water/Time/Breath” will be performed in Washington D.C. along with nine other cities on Make Music Day this year. In Takoma Park we’ll be at Sligo Creek, at the intersection of Sligo Creek Parkway and Kennebec Avenue. The public is encouraged to join us for this beautiful and meditative piece using stones and water.Continue Reading »


June 7, 2016

Tenleytown Makes Music on June 21st Come to Tenleytown on the solstice and enjoy music on the longest day of the year at the highest point in the city! Home to the legendary decades-old summer concert series at Ft Reno, DC’s quirky hilltop enclave embraces tree-lined historic neighborhoods and modern condos, locally-owned destination shopping thrivingContinue Reading »