Make Music Day comes to Vermont: Parks host free musical events at locations all over the state

Join us at 5 state parks locations across Vermont on Tuesday, June 21st for the inaugural MakeMusicVT day!  


“MakeMusicVT brings music makers of all ages and experience out to the sidewalks, parks, porches and public places of the state on June 21, 2016, the first day of summer — a free celebration of music-making that takes place on the same day in more than 120 countries and 700 cities across the globe.

Anyone can take part in Make Music Vermont. All day long, anyone lucky enough to be in Vermont can join in to make music or enjoy being surrounded by it. It’s the longest day of the year, the best to spend making music!”

Park entry is FREE to attend these performances, which will be happening rain or shine.

The parks making music are:

4:00 – 5:00 PM The Bob Loblaw Band, eclectic and oddly heartwarming hits you’ve never heard.
5:45 – 6:30 PM Robin Reid, Cranky originals and some choice covers.
7:00 – 8:00 PM Paige Thibault, piano and vocals singer-songwriter

7 bands confirmed plus open jam session until dusk! 
1:00 PM KiefCatcher, foot-stomping chunky riffs and spacy lyrics
1:50 PM Daphnee Vandal, violin, guitar and vocals, covering a wide variety of music
2:40 PM Myles Doesn’t PlayThis, jazz duo playing classics and originals
3:30 PM Lil Benny, afro pop, reggae and hip hop music to move to
5:10 PM No Cons (Musik and John Stone), saxophone and hip hop
6:00 PM Plastique Mammals, ambient alternative with element of punk and pop
6:50 PM Coquette, American indie
7:40-9:00 PM Open Jam Session

6:00 PM Luminous Crush, Banjo, bass, guitar, and soaring harmonies

2:00 PM The New Economistas, Folk-style political satire

11:00 AM – 2:00 PM Dave & Jed, blues and country rock
More bands announced soon, 2:00- dusk

Make Music Day began in France in 1982 as “Fete de la Musique”

MakeMusicVT is being organized by Big Heavy World, an independent collective uniting Vermont musicians.



Come join these artists to hear parks across the state filled with music!

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