Make Music Day in the Arts District

Make Music Day in the Arts District

Make Music Day in the Arts District

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Kick off a musical Summer Solstice with us in the Arts District on June 21st!

Arts District Houston, in collaboration with the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs, is excited to participate in Make Music Day Houston on Friday, June 21, 2024. Make Music Day is a global celebration of music and community, featuring free concerts on porches, patios, restaurants and in neighborhoods across the city on the longest day of the year.

Join us at various locations in the Arts District, including the Sawyer Yards campus, SoHou (presented by MECA), Holler Brewing Co. and Henderson & Kane, where musicians sponsored by Arts District Houston will perform. This year’s lineup features a diverse array of artists, showcasing an impressive selection of genres and styles. Performer list will be announced soon!

Don’t miss this vibrant community event—come enjoy the music and festivities with us!

Make Music Day Arts District Lineup

12-2pm @ Henderson & Kane

  • David De La Garza
  • 715 Henderson St, Houston, TX 77007

12-2pm @ SouHou (presented by MECA)

  • Bianca Lozano
  • 1925 Washington Ave, Houston, TX 77007

6-8pm  @ Sawyer Yards campus

  • ArpaMartinez @ Silver Street Studios
  • Malcolm Jackson @ Spring Street Studios
  • Babtunde and Friends @ The Silos
  • Carya String Quartet @ Silver Street Studios
  • Aurum Son @ Winter Street Studios
  • Karina Nistal & Blind Tea Duo @ Winter Street Studios

6-8pm @ Holler Brewing Co.

  • The Dog Jones Band
  • 2206 Edwards St Suite A, Houston, TX 77007

About Make Music Day

Make Music Day is a global celebration of music held on Friday, June 21st. Unlike a typical music festival, it’s open to anyone who wants to participate. Musicians of all ages and skill levels, from amateurs to professionals, fill streets, parks, plazas, and porches with their music. All events are free and open to the public.

Launched in France in 1982 as the Fête de la Musique, it now takes place in over 1,000 cities across 120 countries. Last year, 104 U.S. cities hosted more than 3,800 free music events.

Since 2021, the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs (MOCA) has coordinated the city-wide Make Music Day Houston. The City of Houston invites all types of musicians to join in creating a musical masterpiece on June 21st. Singers, choirs, jazz combos, rock bands, glee clubs, MCs, marching bands, mariachis, and musicians of any genre or skill level are welcome.

About Arts District Houston

Arts District Houston is one of seven state-designated cultural districts in Houston. Situated in the city center along the Washington Avenue Corridor, this colorful, urban, artist-centered community comprises the historic First and Sixth Ward neighborhoods and is home to MECA, 4th Wall Theater, FotoFest, Fresh Arts, and and 400+ studio spaces for local artists, designers, and makers in the Sawyer Yards creative campus. 

Arts District Houston is powered by the nonprofit Fresh Arts which has served as the state-appointed managing partner for the district since 2017. Through Arts District Houston programming, Fresh Arts amplifies the district’s ability to serve artists and the greater community through artist-centered public art projects and initiatives. 


Make Music Day in the Arts District is supported in part by the Texas Commission on the Arts, the City of Houston through the Houston Arts Alliance, the Houston Endowment, the Brown Foundation, and Fresh Arts supporters.

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June 21, 2024



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