Make Music Chattanooga To Showcase Local Talent

Friday, April 29, 2016

Make Music Chattanooga is a community-wide event celebrating the local music scene and showcasing talent throughout the streets of the city. On Make Music Day, a worldwide celebration, musicians of all ages and levels will be performing live on streets, sidewalks, rooftops, venues and parks throughout the city.

The inaugural event takes place Tuesday, June 21, from 12-9 p.m. All events are free and open to the public. 

There is still a need for performers, volunteers (prior to/day of event) and outdoor public spaces. Check the website for detailed information at www.makemusicday.org/chattanooga or email Chattanooga@makemusicday.org. 

The outdoor public performance spaces already confirmed include: Bessie Smith Cultural Center lawn, Chattanooga Public Library, Carmike Majestic 12 parking lot, The Granfalloon parking lot, and Miller Plaza.


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