Celebrate the 2021 summer solstice in person or online at Make Music Day Seattle

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June 21 isn’t just summer solstics. It’s also Make Music Day, which is celebrated in 1,000 cities worldwide. In Seattle, RainierAvenueRadio.world is celebrating by hosting a day of live music in three locations.

Everyone is welcome to attend in person and perform. If you want to perform, register at seattle.makemusicday.org.

If you can’t make it, you can stream all the performances at rainieravenueradio.world.

Here’s the full lineup:

Seattle Waterfront, Pier 62, noon-9 p.m.

  • noon—Al Hirsch performs and teaches interactive games with youth
  • 1 p.m.—Youth performance by Tina Hendrix Academy
  • 2 p.m.—Interactive sessions: Play with recorders, noisemakers, boomwhackers, and drumsticks. Take harmonica lessons
  • 4 p.m.—Casio performance featuring Ernest Bernard Thomas
  • 5 p.m.—Casio performance featuring Curtis Seals, aka The Seasoning
  • 6 p.m.—GoodyBagg
  • 7 p.m.—The Surround Sound Band
  • 8 p.m.—Bob Lovelace & Friends

Also throughout the day, starting at 12:30, the Marc Smason “One Love Band” will be marching at the pier.

Volunteer Park, 1247 15th Avenue East, 7 p.m.

Flowerpot Music debuts at Volunteer Park with a new collection of pieces by composer Elliot Cole and directed by percussionist Peter Ferry. The music features a different type of percussion instrument—a flowerpot.

Rehearsal starts at 5:30 p.m. The show starts at 7 p.m.

The Fremont Troll public sculpture under the Fremont bridge at North 36th Street, 5-8 p.m.

Learn how to build and play musical instruments created from found objects with Junkophonics.

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