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Free popups: ‘Make Music Day,’ Delray & Palm Beach

Here's your chance to appreciate the inner musician during the county's inaugural Make Music Day on Friday, June 21, 2024, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. All skill levels and ages will be represented.

Attendees can enjoy free performances, with demos for newcomers, and group jam sessions. This is your chance to celebrate Palm Beach County’s diverse musical talent, passion, and unique culture. 

Participating venues include the following:

Make Music Day is part of the international Fête de la Musique taking place in over 1,000 cities across 120 countries. The daylong celebration promotes the natural music maker in all of us and is an open invitation for everyone to make, enjoy, perform, teach and learn music on the longest day of the year and the first day of summer. 

Musicians, rappers and instrumentalists of all kinds are encouraged to collaborate on June 21. Singers, church choirs, jazz combos, rock bands, glee clubs, MCs, marching bands, mariachis, and every other kind of musician, of any age group are invited to participate.

Following are some of the planned events:

  • Mass Chorus Sing Along: A mass chorus will perform at 4:15 p.m. at CityPlace and 6:15 p.m. at the Clematis Street Waterfront.
  • Japanese Daiko Drums: A Daiko Drum group will perform at CityPlace at 6:15 p.m.
  • Participatory Music with Harmonicas, Boom Whackers and Bucket Drums: Music teachers will lead the public in making music with boom whackers, bucket drums and harmonicas at CityPlace, the Clematis Street Waterfront and Delray Beach’s Old School Square.
  • Fiesta De Pueblo:  Events will be programmed from 3 to 7 p.m. outside the Salento Coffee Shop on Clematis Street in West Palm Beach.
  • Rohi’s Readery: This children’s bookstore in CityPlace will host events at 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Northwood Art and Music Warehouse: A full afternoon and evening of performances on its main stage and outdoor performance spaces. Soulmates Records, located in the Warehouse will offer “vinyl record swapping” and the opportunity for the public to play their old vinyl records on turntables.

For more details, visit makemusicday.org.

Courtesy: Cultural Council for Palm Beach County

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Free: Make Music Day popup performances, West Palm Beach
When
June 21, 2024 @ 9:00 am-9:00 pm
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Free: Make Music Day popup performances, West Palm Beach
Where
Clematis Street on the Waterfront, WPB
Cost
FREE
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When
June 21, 2024 @ 9:00 am-9:00 pm
What
Free: Make Music Day popup performances, Delray Beach
Where
Old School Square, Delray
Cost
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June 21, 2024 @ 10:00 am-10:00 pm
What
Free: Make Music Day popup performances, Northwood Art & Music Warehouse, WPB
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Northwood Art & Music Warehouse, West Palm Beach
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Mary Lou Cruz

About Mary Lou Cruz

I worked at the South Florida Sun Sentinel for 21 years, as an Advertising Special Sections Writer; Editorial Systems Editor in Technology; and Editorial Assistant in the Newsroom. Before my newspaper career, I worked in the airline and travel industry and I have lived in Brazil, Puerto Rico and vacationed in more than 25 countries. Originally, I'm from Maryland. I moved to Florida in 1984 and raised my daughter in Miami. Email: events@SouthFloridaOnTheCheap.com.

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