Celebrate the musician inside you with Make Music Day

Madison is hosting over 150 venues for citizens to perform music of all styles
Dakota Blend
Published: Jun. 19, 2022 at 12:43 PM CDT
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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - Madison is about to transform into one of the biggest music stages yet.

Sixteen Wisconsin cities - including Madison - are presenting more than 500 free outdoor musical events on June 21 for Make Music Day. This festival is a celebration of the summer solstice that brings people together to make music of all kinds and styles.

This year, cities all across Wisconsin are joining this festival, including Appleton, Barron, Green Bay, Kenosha, La Crosse, Land O’Lakes, Madison, Marshfield, Middleton, Milwaukee, Platteville, River Valley, Sheboygan, Sun Prairie, Superior and Waunakee.

Make Music Day celebrates the musician in everyone, regardless of skill level, age or background. It’s a free event open to everyone to make, enjoy, perform, teach and learn making music on the longest day of the year.

In Madison, Make Music Day will take place across 150 venues. Music will be everywhere throughout the city and will even feature an interactive performance using Makey Makey circuit boards to help get audiences involved in making music.

Performances can be scheduled throughout the day from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. They will be scattered from sidewalks to parks to community centers throughout Madison.

For more information about Madison’s festivities, check out https://www.makemusicmadison.org/. To find out details for other cities, visit https://www.makemusicday.org/.

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