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NAMM Supports Make Music New York on June 21

Josh Harris • News • June 20, 2012

“Make Music” celebrations will fill the air with music worldwide in 460 cities across 116 countries on June 21, 2012. “Make Music” celebrations will fill the air with music worldwide in 460 cities across 116 countries on June 21, 2012. National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) is now lending promotional support to the growing Make Music New York celebration. Free concerts and hands-on, recreational music making opportunities will be open to all throughout the longest day of the year. Major participating U.S. cities include New York City, Chicago, and Pasadena, with new events launching in Denver, Los Angeles and Santa Fe.

A collection of over 1000 outdoor concerts in New York City will offer a diverse and exciting array of music, from large-scale spectacles to street-corner concerts in 424 public spaces throughout all five boroughs. Any musician, amateur or professional, young or old, can join thousands on the streets of NYC and in other cities across the country for Make Music. The event began as a nationwide celebration in 1982 as France’s Fête de la Musique.

www.makemusicny.org

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