Monday, June 18, 2012

Make Music Chicago returns to Chicago French Market June 21

Chicago French Market (131 N Clinton, 312-575-0306) once again is proud to be a selected 2012 performance site for this year’s Make Music Chicago, a 24-hour musical holiday celebrated in over 110 countries and 460 cities around the world.  From 1 p.m. – 3.p.m. Thursday, June 21, the musical merriment will commence as amateur and professional musicians showcase their talents at the market.  Make Music Chicago is inspired by France’s “FĂȘte de la Musique,” a national musical holiday encouraging musicians of all calibers to perform in the streets and allow patrons to enjoy different musical cultures from around the world.

Originating in Paris as an all-night celebration, this year’s festival will mark 30 years of musical appreciation for all genres across the board. Come and participate in the festival that will be heard throughout countries around the world including Germany, Italy, Egypt, Syria, Morocco, Australia, Vietnam, Congo, Cameroon, Fiji, Colombia, Chile, Nepal, and Japan. The event is complimentary for both musicians and audiences.

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