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Make Music Miami
Make Music Miami, a collaborative effort of Buskerfest Miami, the Rhythm Foundation
and Guitars Over Guns expands previous iterations of Make Music Day to take over all of Miami Dade County with activities like the Mama Mia! Sing-Along Truck, a roving karaoke station in the back of a pickup truck, a
house party in Westchester, over 30 performances on Lincoln Road, and even an experimental
music performance of Dean Rosenthal’s Stones/Water/Time/Breath in the Amelia Earheart Park.
Other highlights include webcasting of live performances to multiple Miami-Dade Public Library
locations (for weather-proof viewing pleasure), a specially-curated live DJ set for the morning
commute by DJ Le Spam, as well as Mass Appeals that gather large groups of musicians to
participate in impromptu performances using single instruments such as harmonicas, ukuleles, and
To honor the celebration’s French beginnings, the day of festivities will conclude with a free
performance byWorakls, the rising French DJ and electronic musician, at the North Beach
Bandshell hosted by the French Embassy Cultural Services with the support of the France Florida
Foundation for the Arts and the City of Miami Beach, Cultural Affairs Program, Cultural Arts Council.
Opening sets by local artists Haitian musician Inez Barlatier and DJ APACHE and will start the
All Make Music Day events are free and open to the public. Participants who wish to perform, or to
host musical events, may register at MakeMusicMiami.org. A full schedule of events will be posted
on the website in early June.
This celebration is supported by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Miami DDA and
Lincoln Road BID and French Embassy Cultural Services.