York County Make Music Day

By Cultural Alliance of York County June 11, 2024

What is Make Music Day?
Make Music Day is an annual celebration that occurs each June 21, when people in more than 1,000 cities around the world make music together on the summer solstice.

Featured Events during Make Music Day Include:

10am-4pm: Live Music in Cherry Lane featuring Music Together with Alyssa, drum circle with Louis Woodard, and a set with Juan Mafnas and Dan Kachel. Additional acts TBD.

12pm-5pm: Interactive Music Making on Continental Square with Weary Arts Group and Shine Foundation teachers and students featuring strings, piano and percussion.

5:00pm: Kazoo Parade beginning on Continental Square. Parade will conclude at the WellSpan Park Plaza with a performances by the Temple Guard.

4-6:30pm: Party on the Plaza at WellSpan Park with live music and swing dancing with the Anna Alexander Trio, KinderMusic playalongs, make and take crafts, and an instrument petting zoo hosted by Menchey Music

6:30 pm: Make Music Night with the York Revolution will feature free kazoos for the first 1,000 people thanks to Explore York, a custom jersey auction fundraiser, crowd karaoke, and more.

11-4pm: Activities along George St including Pianothon in front of the Capitol Theatre with the York Music Teachers Association, and a jam session inside the Strand Theatre. Jeff Stableys Junk Band, harmonica lessons, School of Rock and Whiskey Six at Gift Horse Brewing Garden and performances by Soji Otuyelu and Andrew Gobel out front of Liquid Hero.

Additional Events Hip Hop jam session at the Pedal 4 Peace Hub, Music to Go traveling event at various parks and nursing homes, Music and Wellness and quick start guitar lessons at Union Lutheran, educational programming at the York County libraries and free shows at both Skid Row Garage and The Kennel.

Full listing of nearly 50 individual events is available online at

How to join in on Make Music Day?
Anyone and everyone is invited to participate in Make Music Day!
Register to participate at or just show up on June 21st and join the fun!