(ENGLEWOOD, NJ) -- After making waves with its inaugural event in 2021, Make Music Englewood returns to ring in the summer with free concerts throughout the city as part of worldwide Make Music Day, a day of music celebrated in 120 countries around the world each June 21st.
Make Music Englewood will bring together musicians spanning a broad range of genres including classical, rock, pop, and folk performing at the Englewood Public Library lawn from 3:00pm-10:00pm, and Veterans and Mackay Parks from 3:00pm-9:00pm. Other outdoor spaces are welcome to register and participate.
Confirmed acts include singer/songwriters Melissa Cherie and Amanda Brite, modern rockabilly from the Shop Dogz, pop and rock from Ginny Lackey and Camino Walker, South American folk from Infusion, acoustic duo Leal’s Real Deal, Bergen music professors Dan Sheehan and Andy Krikun, jazz vocals by Nigh Time Jazz and electronica from Saturn’s Ringz and DJ Potassium. A special children’s music making event, Zumbini With Sarah Viviani, will also be part of the festivities. Music makers of all types interested in performing can still register and request performances at makemusicday.org/englewood/. Venues with outdoor spaces can also register to participate using the same link.
Originated in France as Le Fête de la Musique in 1982 to highlight Paris’ rich musical culture, Make Music Day is now celebrated in over 1,000 locations worldwide with free outdoor concerts every June 21st, the longest day of the year.
The event is sponsored by the Englewood Public Library, Bergen Community College and The Englewood Parks and Recreation Department. In the event of rain, performances scheduled for the Englewood Public Library will be on Friday, June 24th. Check makemusicday.org/englewood for all schedule updates!