Make Music Madison


All participants must be registered in our matchmaking system:

Registration Dates

How To Videos

Who Can Participate?

Make Music Madison is open to musicians of all ages, skill levels, and styles. You can play one show or schedule as many as you like.

Hosting can be as simple as providing space on your porch or as complex as renting a stage and sound equipment. The host controls the location, length of performance, and what they are able to provide. Sites must:

  1. Be within the City of Madison
  2. Be free and accessible to the public
  3. Maintain clearance on the sidewalk for pedestrian passage

What is the Matchmaking System?

Our Matchmaking System connects musicians with venues. After creating an account, venues can browse musician profiles and vice versa to request a booking. If you already have your event planned and do not need to matchmaking tool, simply list your event following the guide linked above.

Participant Resources

Once you are registered and matched, checkout handy tools on oue Participant Resources page.


See our Frequently Asked Questions Page which covers matchmaking, registration, marketing, and more!