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RAIN MAKE UP EVENT!!!

Thanks for coming to the events we were able to present on June 21st despite the rain.

Since we were not able to put on a show at Englewood library, we are offering a make up event for all of you in Englewood and the surrounding area:

Make Music Englewood presents an “unplugged” evening of Bergen County songwriters at the Englewood Library lawn this Friday, June 24th at 7 PM.  Local songwriters Melissa Cherie, Amanda Brite and Dan Sheehan (plus special guests including Sabrina Reye and more to be announced) present their songs (and possibly some covers) spanning a variety of genres to help you usher in the first weekend of Summer ’22

Make Music Englewood is a part of the international Make Music Day movement which brings free, community-wide, musical celebrations to hundreds of cities worldwide. Every year, the celebration is held on June 21, the summer solstice, in more than 800 communities around the world.

Make Music Day events are organized with, for, and by the community. We are inclusive to all kinds of performers and audience members. Events can happen in expected and unexpected places across the region, from sidewalks to community gardens, public parks to your front porch. Performers can live stream their concert live in-person (fingers crossed!) or virtually from home.

Any musician–amateur or professional, young or old–is invited to take part. Likewise, businesses, neighbors, schools, churches, and organizations of all shapes and sizes can sign up to offer their outdoor spaces as concert locations.

Music Music Englewood intends to bring people together, boost creativity, and spread joy. We envision a renaissance of activity! Step into summer, reconnect with your neighbors and let out your inner rock star.

2022 Listings: Tuesday, June 21st

Participate

In its second year, Make Music Englewood will offer concerts at the Englewood Public Library lawn and Mackay Park, and welcomes new venues with private outdoor spaces to register to participate (entities wishing to have events in public spaces will need to arrange for permits from the City of Englewood).

Us the links below to register as a performer, or to register as a venue.  The videos below will help you get going!

 

 

 Click here to register as a performer            Click here to register as a venue

 

 

 

 

 

Here is a video on creating a performer’s profile:

To create a profile, you will need an account:

The following video shows how to set up a venue:

Who else is taking part?

Over 12 artists, including:

Amanda Brite  --  Andy Krikun  --  Camino Walker  --  Dan Sheehan  --  Ginny Lackey  --  INFUSION  --  Katie Rodriguez  --  Leal's Real Deal  --  Melissa Cherie  --  The Shop Dogz  --  Zumbini with Sarah Viviani  --  saturn's ringz

Press

Thanks to the following media outlets for covering and recommending MME 2021!!!

MyBergen.com

Englewood Patch

NJ Monthly

NJFamily.com

Newsbreak.com

PR Newswire

 

Official press release:

Free live music heats up Englewood with Make Music solstice festival

Embrace the first day of Summer and with the return of Make Music Englewood, a family friendly celebration of music featuring musicians from Bergen County and beyond.  Sponsored by the Englewood Public Library, Bergen Community College and the Englewood Parks and Recreation department, Make Music Englewood is North New Jersey’s installment of Make Music Day, a worldwide celebration held every June 21st in over 1,000 locations in 120 countries, modeled after La Fête de la Musique which began in the 1980s to showcase the rich musical culture of Paris.  The second annual Englewood edition will feature a main stage showcasing a melting pot of musical genres at the Englewood Public Library at 31 Engle Street between 5 and 10 p.m., as well as additional stages at Veterans Park and Mackay Park offering open access for musicians wishing to participate. Other venues are welcome to sign up as well!

Contact

Get in touch with us at englewood@makemusicday.org

 

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Make Music Englewood rain makeup event feat. Bergen County songwriters

June 22, 2022

Make Music Englewood presents an “unplugged” evening of Bergen County songwriters at the Englewood Library lawn this Friday, June 24th at 7 PM.  Local songwriters Melissa Cherie, Amanda Brite and Dan Sheehan (plus special guests including Sabrina Reye and more to be announced) present their songs (and possibly some covers) spanning a variety of genresContinue Reading »

Make Music Day rain plan

June 17, 2022

Hi folks, We are very much looking forward to Make Music Day, although rain forecasts have forced us to make some adjustments. As of now, the plan is for the Mackay Park performances to go on if weather permits. For the library stage, the show will be relocated to the Bergen Community College West HallContinue Reading »