International Music Festival Brings Free Performances to Vermont State Parks, Wednesday, June 21

2016 Make Music event at Silver Lake State Park
Vermont State Parks is happy to invite you to join a free celebration of music at three state parks on the first day of summer, Wednesday, June 21.

MakeMusicVT, presented in partnership with Big Heavy World, is an international day of music-making that will be taking place in more than 120 countries and 700 cities worldwide. Vermont is the first US state to coordinate a state-wide event, with performances at public places, including libraries, sidewalks, and state parks.

Park entry is free to attend these performances and no pre-registration is required. Performances will be held at Kingsland Bay, Boulder Beach and Silver Lake State Parks rain or shine.
Complete details can be found at:

Schedule of Events

Kingsland Bay State Park, Ferrisburgh VT
Rik Palleri and the Vermont SongFarmers, 3-7:30pm
Rik and the Vermont SongFarmers based in Hinesburg VT host an acoustic jam session from 3-7:30 Anyone who plays an instrument or just wants to sing along is welcome to participate. A “SongFarmer” is any artist who uses their music to make their families, their hometowns, their careers better. More information here.

Silver Lake State Park, Barnard VT
Dave & Jed, 12-3pm
Dave & Jed play ballads, blues, rock and originals. More information here.

Boulder Beach, Groton VT
Peace in the Valley, David Heath, and more! 1-5pm
Heady jams with keyboards, guitar, drums and bass.

Stay up to date on event details:

Contact Information:
Vermont State Parks, Lucy Dartt,, 802-828-1532

Big Heavy World, James Lockridge,, 802-865-1140


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