Make Music Madison

About Make Music Madison

Angela Puerta and Carlos Ramos at Lakeview Library Photo – by Ben Zastrow of Laura Zastrow Photography

Make Music Madison is a free, citywide day of music held annually on June 21st. Initiated in Madison in 2013, our festival is part of Make Music Day, an international summer solstice music celebration occurring in 1,000+ cities across the globe. Each year, coffee shops, restaurants, retail shops, centers of worship, front porches, parks, and other locations across Madison fill with music for everyone to enjoy!


Annually on June 21st

Over 100 locations throughout the City of Madison!

Meri Rose Ekberg, Managing Director
Tzêra, Musician-in-Residence
Jamie Kember, Board President
Ashley Massart, Board Treasurer
Kristian Petrov Iliev, Board Secretary
Alex Squitieri, Board Member
Emily Goretski, Board Member
Fran Genter, Board Member
Jess Johnson, Board Member
Nikeya Bramlett, Board Member
Mason Higgins, Board Member

+ Volunteers in outreach, matchmaking, publicity, and fundraising. Learn how to join our merry crew!

Learn more about Make Music Madison and listen to our anthem written and produced by 2023 Musician-in-Residence Corey Whitmore, with vocals by Alise Mosley.

A map of the city of Madison showing the locations of nearly 200 venues in 2023 for Make Music Madison
2023 Make Music Madison Venue Map