Southeastern CT's fifth Make Music Day has 60+ music performances in the works for June 21

The Cultural Coalition is pleased to announce that the fifth annual Make Music Day Southeastern CT, part of a global music celebration that takes place on the summer solstice each year, is on track to have more than 60 live, free music performances across the region. is where to find details and register as a musician interested in performing or for locations interested in hosting one or more performances. Many performances will be held outdoors, but can be inside - due to weather or venue preference.

Local retail shops, restaurants, museums, and several libraries are planning performances with host sites and musicians being added to the schedule daily. Some venues have already confirmed multiple performances throughout the day, including:

Garde Arts Center Under the Marquee - Performances from 2:00 pm - 6 pm

Old Lyme Arts District - Performances from 5 pm - 7 pm along Lyme Street

New London's Whale Tail Stage - Performances from noon to 8:00 pm

Acton Public Library in Old Saybrook - Performances from 10:30 am - 6 pm

Custom House Maritime Museum in New London - Performances from noon - 2 pm and 4 pm - 8pm

A wide-range of genres is already represented - jazz, folk, blues, rock, pop, country - from solo musicians, duos and groups including: Braiden Sunshine, Hugh and Dana, Nickelodeon barbershop quartet, Those Guys, and the New London Community Orchestra.

The schedule, which is updated daily, is online at .
Participating locations will have signage indicating they are a Make Music Day venue.

Make Music Day Southeastern CT is brought to you by the Cultural Coalition with support from New London Music Festivals. In the U.S,, Make Music Day is presented by the NAMM Foundation and coordinated by the non-profit Make Music Alliance. More information about Make Music Day 2022 can be found at  

Make Music Day Southeastern CT is supported by the Department of Economic & Community Development/CT Office of the Arts, which also receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. Local support is generously provided by Cumulus Media.