Tweet comments and/or photos with the hashtag of #MileOfMusic, and see them below.
The Dad At The Rock Show @CannonBranjamin
I have a countdown on my TV. Maybe. But also, yes. @MileOfMusicFest #mileofmusic #iloveMoM #mile9 https://t.co/kqgGdYZBN1
Jun 30
Michele Bernadette @berniewink
Chestnut Grove- I Know Somebody (Official Video) https://t.co/ZcuT236TDv via @YouTube #love #life #loss #music… https://t.co/hS9wto3jVl
Jun 29
The Dad At The Rock Show @CannonBranjamin
Join us! @MileOfMusicFest #mileofmusic #mile9 #iloveMoM https://t.co/xJCEBEu3PL
Jun 28
Mile of Music Festival @MileOfMusicFest
We're ready to add more artists to the Mile Family! Thirty additional artists have been added to the Mile 9 lineup.… https://t.co/ph45sMFYdp
Jun 9
Camp Culture @champmulcher
Touchdown! Already can't wait to get back out on the road. @FoxRiverHouse last night was an absolute DREAM. See you… https://t.co/c8BaIuL8Pi
Jun 5
Ben Harold & The Rising @benharoldmusic
Summertime fun just keeps coming. Great to be a part of this lineup and we can’t wait to see you at… https://t.co/C8SFGdRLFX
May 26
Mile of Music Festival @MileOfMusicFest
30 more artists added to the Mile 9 lineup to get the long weekend started a little early! Our current lineup is at… https://t.co/EVtoO2XC1n
May 26
Jesse Lynn Madera @JesseLMadera
This summer festival is going to be a blast! If you’re in the Appleton, Wisconsin area and looking for a free, even… https://t.co/VBZ90EYK6s
May 18
The Dad At The Rock Show @CannonBranjamin
And we continue to build towards August #mileofmusic #ilovemom #justdamngoodmusic #dadattherockshow… https://t.co/wlaIY6MoiX
May 17
Radkey @Radkey
Finally making our way up to the Mile of Music Festival 😎 https://t.co/QyTIaYTns3 Mile of Music features hundreds… https://t.co/VCzb9gaJkx
May 17
Camp Culture @champmulcher
Appleton, WI 🍎!! We're so excited to set fourth onto your lands to come and play the one and only @MileOfMusicFest.… https://t.co/NaJKOjkXm8
May 16
Mile of Music Festival @MileOfMusicFest
It's a beautiful Monday here in Appleton... so what better day to announce more #MileOfMusic artists? 😍🎶 We will st… https://t.co/vi99QFmr7M
May 16
The Dad At The Rock Show @CannonBranjamin
@OnlyMurdersHulu is great @carvercommodore dropped a new single and is performing @MileOfMusicFest (best week eve… https://t.co/2iGE4kGgfK
May 14
Miss Tess @MissTessMusic
Heads up Wisconsin! Excited to play at @mileofmusicfest with a bunch of rad artists this August 🧡🧡🧡 Anywhere else… https://t.co/KlbSbQAI63
May 9
Ida Jo @idajomusic
I remember Mile 1 like it was yesterday. So happy to be headed back for Mile 9! See you there! @mileofmusicfest… https://t.co/yS6gc1iA8i
May 6
Mile of Music Festival @MileOfMusicFest
We have 💯 artists on the Mile 9 lineup (so far)! Who are you looking forward to seeing this August? 🎶#MileOfMusic https://t.co/vonMIjKsL1
May 6
Mile of Music Festival @MileOfMusicFest
Just 3 months to go! 🎶 #MileOfMusic https://t.co/f495Kx0ehn
May 6
Mile of Music Festival @MileOfMusicFest
Get a jumpstart on getting to know this year's First 50 with the official Mile 9 Playlist! (New artists will be add… https://t.co/0opwOq85On
Apr 28

June 21: Make Music Day Appleton

Posted Jun 21, 2022

Make Music Day returns to Downtown Appleton on Tuesday, June 21 with a multitude of opportunities for community members of all ages to literally join the band and make music. Make Music Appleton is part of an international effort to have communities present music-making opportunities to interested participants and is staged in more than 1,000 cities in 120 countries across the world, with nearly 100 cities in the U.S. participating.

This will be the fifth year for Make Music Appleton, which is curated by Heid Music Store of Appleton along with numerous collaborators, including: Fox Cities Performing Arts Center, Appleton Downtown, Inc., the Music Education Team from Lawrence University and Mile of Music. Appleton Mayor Jake Woodford has proclaimed June 21 as Make Music Day in Appleton, inviting community members of all ages to participate in the hands-on music events. Throughout the world, the event is coordinated by the Make Music Alliance and presented by the NAMM Foundation (National Association of Music Merchants).

The global celebration of making music on the longest day of the year is offered with a local focus as a one-day event where free, live musical performances, opportunities to make music and other musical events take place around the world. The celebration is inspired by France’s Fete de la Musique.

Make Music Day brings together people and skills of all levels, from professional musicians to people who have never picked up an instrument, to join in the various events by participating, not just listening. It is designed to give community members of all ages, creeds and musical persuasions the chance to experience the joy of making music together.

“Music has been shown to strengthen social connectivity, reduce stress, lower blood pressure, stimulate memory, and is integral to a well-rounded, enjoyable life – not to mention the positive impact it has on our community well-being,” said DeDe Heid, president of Heid Music, headquartered in Downtown Appleton.

This year’s schedule includes more than a dozen participation events for all ages on Tuesday, June 21. As is the nature of Make Music Day, events will be added right up to the beginning of the celebration. Among the activities currently scheduled:

– 11 a.m. to 11:50 a.m. at the Lawrence University Grove (next to Taste of Thai). Experience Gamelan, a workshop or all ages from Lawrence University’s Music Education Team that presents at Mile of Music each festival. Gamelan involves an ensemble of traditional percussion-keyed instruments, including gongs, drums, metallophones and bamboo flutes from Indonesia.

– 2 p.m. to 2:25 p.m. at Heid Music, 308 E. College Avenue. Early Childhood Music with Karli Reisdorf, a program exploring music geared towards younger musicians ages 0-5 and involving playing, dancing and singing.

– 4:30 p.m. to 5:20 p.m. at Fox Cities Performing Arts Center (outside). Music Demos from IndUS of Fox Valley, including hands-on music instrument sampling and classical and folk dance demos.

– 5:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Fox Cities Performing Arts Center (outside). Participation Session led by Pita from Unity the Band. An engaging audience-participation session to close out Make Music Appleton.

For more information on the full schedule of activities for Make Music Day in Appleton, visitwww.makemusicday.org/appleton.

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