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Make Music Day Phinney-Greenwood
Thursday June 21, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree
Free, all-ages, public music-making for everyone!
Make Music Day is a free celebration of music around the world that is always held on Summer Solstice – the longest day of the year, June 21st. Launched in 1982 in France as the Fête de la Musique, Make Music Day is now an annual event in more than 750 cities in 120 countries. Completely different from a typical music festival, Make Music Day is open to anyone who wants to take part. All of it is free and participatory for everyone of all ages, with live performances of all genres. This event is a collaboration of local businesses, nonprofits, and Make Music Seattle–a local non-profit organization that was created in 2015 to celebrate music in Seattle, the City of Music.
Abby London – upbeat introspective originals on piano and guitar. Topics include being late, consumerism, parents, relationships, and money.
Brad Reynolds & Valerie Cohen – Open jam band: French Canadian, Irish, New England tunes and beyond (bring your instrument!)
Cedron and N’Shama Sterling – Music that Touches the Heart
Different Drummer – multi-genre chamber ensemble comprised of violin, cello, double bass and percussion, in an open rehearsal
Do Peterson Band – Do Peterson Band performs Soul & Folk originals and classic Soul & Folk covers made famous by Marvin Gaye, Tracy Chapman, Stevie Wonder, The Roches, etc. Do Peterson Band is Zoe Bermet (vocals), Jeanne Morefield (vocals), Kirk Van Scoyoc (vocals, banjo) and Do Peterson (vocals, guitar).
Ethos – Hiphop with a message, poetry, lyrical performance art.
EVMB – The Beatbox Panda
Fiddle From Scratch with Betsy Alexander – Come and try out fiddling!
Immersive Square – Make and experience music in virtual reality at our local business Immersive Square’s open studio! Drum a little bit, spin a few vinyl records, or just make your own electronic instrument on the fly and play. Learn more on at facebook.com/immersivesquare
Jav DaHart – solo songwriter writing songs that tell a story – a mix of hip hop, pop, rock and poetry.
Jim Page – Seattle’s great songwriter and activist shares songs and stories
Little Sara and the Night Owls – a three-piece blues, soul, and jazz cover band (vocals, guitar, and saxophone/congas) of Greenwood regulars who love to play for neighbors!
Mathew Benham – Jazz Guitarist
Moon Candy – all-women country rock
Phoebe Kinks – Indie Alternative band exploring perspectives on life
SaeMonae – Solo rap
Sandy Buechner (aka Zelda Starfire) – Rounds and harmony singing workshop
Seattle Song Circle – 40 plus year tradition of singing together in Seattle.
Solo Guitar Studio – Solo classical guitar, traditional repertoire and arrangements of pop/rock/jazz etc
Steve Church – Folk, blues and jazz-tinged originals with mouth trumpet
The Temporaries – piano, guitar, drum and tap dancing
The Lost Boy presents the Kewl Kidz – Spoken Word and Music
Ukestra Seattle – 13-person ukulele orchestra performing songs and sing-alongs
Applications for participating venues and artists are now closed for this year’s event.