Make Music Madison

Press

2024 Press

Make Music Madison seeks participants for this year’s event.” Channel 3000. May 29, 2024.

City of Madison Mayor’s Office. “Make Music Madison Returns June 21st.” May 29, 2024.

Nururdin, Enjoyiana. “Make Music Madison returns on June 21.” WKOW 27 news. May 29, 2024.

Barr, Teri. “Chaos to Resilience: Tzera’s Musical Journey from Puerto Rico to Wisconsin.” Civic Media. May 16, 2024.

Vaughn, Katie. “Free Family Fun.” BRAVA magazine. May/June, 2024. Page 86.

Alvarez, Pablo. “Madison Magic: Crafting Your Perfect Madison, WI Bucket List.” REDFIN Blog. May 9, 2024.

Carreno, Aaron. “Make Music Madison Artist Profile – Carisa Gordon.” Fox 47 Local For You. April 25, 2024.

Heidemann, Emilie. “Make Music Madison hopes to have 700 performances this year.” Wisconsin State Journal. April 24, 2024.

2023 Press

Baker, Paul. “Interview with Meri Rose Ekberg, Managing Director of Make Music Madison.” Listen Adventurously Classical Music Program, WORT. May 22, 2023.

Carreno, Aaron. “Become a Host for Make Music Madison 2023.” Fox 47 WMSN. May 15, 2023.

DJ Fusion. “Make Music Madison 2023.” 93.1 JAMZ. May 4, 2023.

El Faranduleo Musical. “Make Music Madison, 2023.” Radio La Sabrosa 95.5. May 4, 2023.

Langrehr, Jaymes. “Registration now open for this year’s Make Music Madison.” Channel 3000. May 4, 2023.

Make Music Madison Director Meri Rose Ekberg on Max Ink Radio.” Maximum Ink Radio, Devil Radio 92.7. May 20, 2023.

Make Music Madison Director Meri Rose Ekberg Kicks Off Registration.” Maximum Ink Radio, Devil Radio 92.7. March 25, 2023.

Make Music Madison set to return June 21.” Madison 365. May 5, 2023.

McKay, Ian. “Make Music Madison Music Festival 2023.” Fox 47 WMSN. April 4, 2023.

Montoto, Lupita. “Make Music Madison interview with Angela Puerta & Tzera.” La Movida Radio. June 6, 2023.

Moore, Andy. “Interview with Make Music Madison Managing Director Meri Rose Ekberg.” Friday Buzz, WORT. Friday, June 16, 2023.

Murray, Phoebe. “Make Music Madison call for artists and venue hosts underway.” NBC 15 WMTV. April 18, 2023.

Robinson, Lucas. “Registration open for ‘Make Music Madison’; city wants 1,500 musicians to participate.” Wisconsin State Journal. May 4, 2023.

Romano, Will. “Madison musicians treat passerbys to free tunes for 11th-annual Make Music Madison festival.” Wisconsin State Journal. June 22, 2023.

2022 Press

Ekberg, Meri Rose. “Make Music Madison.” Northside News. May 31, 2022.

Hawbaker, Chris “Bubba.” “Musicians spread out across Madison as part of event celebrating summer.Channel 3000. June 21, 2022.

Jacobs, Kyle. “Celebrate the musician inside you with Make Music Day.” WMTV NBC. June 19, 2022.

Knepple, Emily. “Kick off summer with these 31 June events.” by Emily Knepple, Madison Magazine. June 1, 2022.

Make Music Madison returns Tuesday.” Channel 3000. June 20, 2022.

Make Music Madison with Jamie Kember.” News/Talk 1310. June 20, 2022.

Maximum Ink Radio, Devil Radio 92.7. March 19, 2022

Maximum Ink Radio, Devil Radio 92.7. May 14, 2022.

Plattenberg, Madoline. “Make Music Madison inspires community members.WORT. June 21, 2022.

Rusk, Gabriella. “Make Music Madison Day showcases hundreds of local musicians.WMTV NBC. June 21, 2022.

Rusk, Gabriella. “Venues, performers needed for this year’s Make Music Madison festival.” NBC 15 WMTV. March 23, 2022.

Watch Now: Making Music in Madison on the Longest Day of the Year.” Wisconsin State Journal. June 22, 2022.

What to do in Madison this week: Make Music Madison, and more concerts in Isthmus Picks.” Isthmus. June 20, 2022.

Worland, Gayle. “Learn harmonica, compose tunes on a banana and more at 10th annual Make Music Madison.” Wisconsin State Journal. June 17, 2022.

Worland, Gayle. “Summer is back – and so is outdoor music.Wisconsin State Journal. May 20, 2022.

8 O’Clock Buzz with Tony Castañeda, WORT. May 19, 2022.

Rusk, Gabriella. “Venues, performers needed for this year’s Make Music Madison festival.” NBC 15 WMTV. March 23, 2022.

Maximum Ink Radio, Devil Radio 92.7. March 19, 2022.

2021 Press

Bowden, Taylor. “Wisconsin celebrates musicians with Make Music Day Madison.NBC 15 WMTV. June 11, 2021.

Ginsberg, Maggie. “Float into summer with the Yid Vicious Paddle Party.Madison Magazine, June 14, 2021.

Griffin, Hailey. “Musicians Come Together For Make Music Madison 2021.” WORT FM. June 21, 2021.

Hauge, Ruthie. “PHOTOS: Madison is alive with the sounds of music.” The Cap Times. June 22, 2021.
Make Music Madison still going.” WISC-TV (Channel 3000). June 21, 2021.

Stockinger, Jacob. “Live music continues its comeback from the pandemic. Today is Make Music Madison with free concerts citywide of many kinds of music. Here are guides with details.The Well-Tempered Ear. June 21, 2021.

Vinick, Gaby and Sam Jones. “Live music is back: Here’s where to go in June.” Madison Magazine. June 1, 2021.

Worland, Gayle. “Make Music Madison coming Monday to private driveways, public parks and street corners.” Wisconsin State Journal. June 20, 2021.

2020 Press

Augustine, Sybil. “Music Makes the Wold go ‘Round.” WORT FM. June 30, 2020.
Isthmus Picks (June 18-25).” Isthmus. June 16, 2020.

Norton, Robyn. “Global music fest goes virtual: Make Music Madison takes part in annual celebration.” Wisconsin State Journal. June 19, 2020.

Puerta, Angela. “Madison looking for Diverse Artists and Venues for Make Music Madison 2020.” Madison 365. March 6, 2020.

The Week Ahead: Alex Miranda Cruz, Mass Poor People’s Assembly, Make Music Day and more.” The Cap Times. June 17, 2020.

2019 Press

“An Inside Look at Make Music Madison.” WMTV NBC15.com. June 16, 2019
Garcia, Allison. “Make Music Madison to feature more than 400 artists.” WISC-TV (Channel 3000). June 21, 2019.

Inveiss, Maija.“101 things to do in Madison this summer.Madison Magazine. May 28, 2019.

Norton, Robyn. “Going Out: Make music during summer solstice. Madison.com. June 21, 2019.

Photos: Make Music Madison,” The Cap Times, June 21, 2019

Patenaude, Joel. “Weekend in the 608: Make Music Madison, female-driven Lilith Fair and ‘The Little Mermaid’.” Madison Magazine. June 20, 2019.

Pritchard, Todd. “Make Music Madison: Rising Up to Reach Back.” UW Alumni Association. June 11, 2019.

Puerta, Angela. “Madison looking for Diverse Artists and Venues for Make Music Madison 2019.” Madison 365. April 4, 2019.

Sandler, Nicole. “The Northside embraces Make Music Madison.” Northside News. May 28, 2019.

2018 Press

Finn, Amanda. “Take the tunes of summer outdoors.Wisconsin State Journal. May 27, 2018.

Gibbons, Sammy. “10 free summer festivals in 2018.WISC-TV (Channel 3000). June 15, 2018.
Make Music Madison started in 2013, and is a way to kick off the official start to summer.” WISC-TV (Channel 3000). June 20, 2018.

Make Music Madison.” NBC 15 WMTV. June 17, 2018.

Patenaude, Joel. “Make Music Madison at 100 locations today, rain or shine.WISC-TV (Channel 3000). June 21, 2018.

Spreiter, Josh. “‘Make Music Madison’ bringing community together Thursday.” WISC-TV (Channel 3000)June 20, 2018.

2017 Press

Cotant, Pamela. “Shabazz fiddle players join Make Music Madison.Wisconsin State Journal. June 26, 2017.

Gordon, Scott. “Make Music Madison.” Tone Madison. June 2017.

Hart, John. “Make Music Madison to Set Overture Aglow.” Wisconsin State Journal. June 19, 2017.

Muckian, Michael. “Make Music Madison returns for the summer solstice.Wisconsin Gazette. June 19, 2017.

Patenaude, Joel. “Wednesday is Make Music Madison.” by Joel Patenaude. Madison Magazine – Channel 3000. June 20, 2017.

Worland, Gayle. “Make Music Madison to set Overture aglow.Wisconsin State Journal. June 20, 2017.

2016 Press

Kalk Derby, Samara. “Make Music Madison turns city into stage.Wisconsin State Journal. June 17, 2016.

2015 Press

Kalk Derby, Samara. “Around Town: Madison makes music and celebrates solstice.Wisconsin State Journal, June 21, 2015.

Lewsi, Dannika. “Music in Madison means money for city, businesses.” WISC-TV (Channel 3000). February 19, 2015.

“Make Music Madison.” WMSN Fox 47. June 21, 2015.

Worland, Gayle. “Make Music Madison sign-ups end May 8.Wisconsin State Journal. May 1, 2015.

2014 Press

Popke, Micahel. “Make Music Madison gives young artists a chance to perform.The Isthmus. June 5, 2014.

Steinhoff, Jessica. “Make Music Madison 2014 offers nearly 400 ways to seize the day with song on June 21. The Isthmus. June 17, 2014.

Worland, Gayle. “Finding a way to make music, Madison.Wisconsin State Journal. June 20, 2014.

2013 Press

Witkowsky, Lesia“Scenes from Make Music Madison 2013.The Isthmus. June 22, 2013.

Make Music Madison set to return June 21.” Madison 365. May 5, 2023.

DJ Fusion. “Make Music Madison 2023.” 93.1 JAMZ. May 4, 2023.

El Faranduleo Musical. “Make Music Madison, 2023.” Radio La Sabrosa 95.5. May 4, 2023.

Langrehr, Jaymes. “Registration now open for this year’s Make Music Madison.” Fox 47. May 4, 2023.

Robinson, Lucas. “Registration open for ‘Make Music Madison’; city wants 1,500 musicians to participate.” Wisconsin State Journal. May 4, 2023.

Murray, Phoebe. “Make Music Madison call for artists and venue hosts underway.” NBC 15 WMTV. April 18, 2023.

McKay, Ian. “Make Music Madison Music Festival 2023.” Fox 47 WMSN. April 4, 2023.

Make Music Madison Director Meri Rose Ekberg Kicks Off Registration.” Maximum Ink Radio, Devil Radio 92.7. March 25, 2023.

2022 Press

Ekberg, Meri Rose. “Make Music Madison.” Northside News. May 31, 2022.

Hawbaker, Chris “Bubba.” “Musicians spread out across Madison as part of event celebrating summer.Channel 3000. June 21, 2022.

Jacobs, Kyle. “Celebrate the musician inside you with Make Music Day.” WMTV NBC. June 19, 2022.

Knepple, Emily. “Kick off summer with these 31 June events.” by Emily Knepple, Madison Magazine. June 1, 2022.

Make Music Madison returns Tuesday.” Channel 3000. June 20, 2022.

Make Music Madison with Jamie Kember.” News/Talk 1310. June 20, 2022.

Maximum Ink Radio, Devil Radio 92.7. March 19, 2022

Maximum Ink Radio, Devil Radio 92.7. May 14, 2022.

Plattenberg, Madoline. “Make Music Madison inspires community members.WORT. June 21, 2022.

Rusk, Gabriella. “Make Music Madison Day showcases hundreds of local musicians.WMTV NBC. June 21, 2022.

Rusk, Gabriella. “Venues, performers needed for this year’s Make Music Madison festival.” NBC 15 WMTV. March 23, 2022.

Watch Now: Making Music in Madison on the Longest Day of the Year.” Wisconsin State Journal. June 22, 2022.

What to do in Madison this week: Make Music Madison, and more concerts in Isthmus Picks.” Isthmus. June 20, 2022.

Worland, Gayle. “Learn harmonica, compose tunes on a banana and more at 10th annual Make Music Madison.” Wisconsin State Journal. June 17, 2022.

Worland, Gayle. “Summer is back – and so is outdoor music.Wisconsin State Journal. May 20, 2022.

8 O’Clock Buzz with Tony Castañeda, WORT. May 19, 2022.

Rusk, Gabriella. “Venues, performers needed for this year’s Make Music Madison festival.” NBC 15 WMTV. March 23, 2022.

Maximum Ink Radio, Devil Radio 92.7. March 19, 2022.

2021 Press

Bowden, Taylor. “Wisconsin celebrates musicians with Make Music Day Madison.NBC 15 WMTV. June 11, 2021.

Ginsberg, Maggie. “Float into summer with the Yid Vicious Paddle Party.Madison Magazine, June 14, 2021.

Griffin, Hailey. “Musicians Come Together For Make Music Madison 2021.” WORT FM. June 21, 2021.

Hauge, Ruthie. “PHOTOS: Madison is alive with the sounds of music.” The Cap Times. June 22, 2021.
Make Music Madison still going.” WISC-TV (Channel 3000). June 21, 2021.

Stockinger, Jacob. “Live music continues its comeback from the pandemic. Today is Make Music Madison with free concerts citywide of many kinds of music. Here are guides with details.The Well-Tempered Ear. June 21, 2021.

Vinick, Gaby and Sam Jones. “Live music is back: Here’s where to go in June.” Madison Magazine. June 1, 2021.

Worland, Gayle. “Make Music Madison coming Monday to private driveways, public parks and street corners.” Wisconsin State Journal. June 20, 2021.

2020 Press

Augustine, Sybil. “Music Makes the Wold go ‘Round.” WORT FM. June 30, 2020.
Isthmus Picks (June 18-25).” Isthmus. June 16, 2020.

Norton, Robyn. “Global music fest goes virtual: Make Music Madison takes part in annual celebration.” Wisconsin State Journal. June 19, 2020.

Puerta, Angela. “Madison looking for Diverse Artists and Venues for Make Music Madison 2020.” Madison 365. March 6, 2020.

The Week Ahead: Alex Miranda Cruz, Mass Poor People’s Assembly, Make Music Day and more.” The Cap Times. June 17, 2020.

2019 Press

“An Inside Look at Make Music Madison.” WMTV NBC15.com. June 16, 2019
Garcia, Allison. “Make Music Madison to feature more than 400 artists.” WISC-TV (Channel 3000). June 21, 2019.

Inveiss, Maija.“101 things to do in Madison this summer.Madison Magazine. May 28, 2019.

Norton, Robyn. “Going Out: Make music during summer solstice. Madison.com. June 21, 2019.

Photos: Make Music Madison,” The Cap Times, June 21, 2019

Patenaude, Joel. “Weekend in the 608: Make Music Madison, female-driven Lilith Fair and ‘The Little Mermaid’.” Madison Magazine. June 20, 2019.

Pritchard, Todd. “Make Music Madison: Rising Up to Reach Back.” UW Alumni Association. June 11, 2019.

Puerta, Angela. “Madison looking for Diverse Artists and Venues for Make Music Madison 2019.” Madison 365. April 4, 2019.

Sandler, Nicole. “The Northside embraces Make Music Madison.” Northside News. May 28, 2019.

2018 Press

Finn, Amanda. “Take the tunes of summer outdoors.Wisconsin State Journal. May 27, 2018.

Gibbons, Sammy. “10 free summer festivals in 2018.WISC-TV (Channel 3000). June 15, 2018.
Make Music Madison started in 2013, and is a way to kick off the official start to summer.” WISC-TV (Channel 3000). June 20, 2018.

Make Music Madison.” NBC 15 WMTV. June 17, 2018.

Patenaude, Joel. “Make Music Madison at 100 locations today, rain or shine.WISC-TV (Channel 3000). June 21, 2018.

Spreiter, Josh. “‘Make Music Madison’ bringing community together Thursday.” WISC-TV (Channel 3000)June 20, 2018.

2017 Press

Cotant, Pamela. “Shabazz fiddle players join Make Music Madison.Wisconsin State Journal. June 26, 2017.

Gordon, Scott. “Make Music Madison.” Tone Madison. June 2017.

Hart, John. “Make Music Madison to Set Overture Aglow.” Wisconsin State Journal. June 19, 2017.

Muckian, Michael. “Make Music Madison returns for the summer solstice.Wisconsin Gazette. June 19, 2017.

Patenaude, Joel. “Wednesday is Make Music Madison.” by Joel Patenaude. Madison Magazine – Channel 3000. June 20, 2017.

Worland, Gayle. “Make Music Madison to set Overture aglow.Wisconsin State Journal. June 20, 2017.

2016 Press

Kalk Derby, Samara. “Make Music Madison turns city into stage.Wisconsin State Journal. June 17, 2016.

2015 Press

Kalk Derby, Samara. “Around Town: Madison makes music and celebrates solstice.Wisconsin State Journal, June 21, 2015.

Lewsi, Dannika. “Music in Madison means money for city, businesses.” WISC-TV (Channel 3000). February 19, 2015.

“Make Music Madison.” WMSN Fox 47. June 21, 2015.

Worland, Gayle. “Make Music Madison sign-ups end May 8.Wisconsin State Journal. May 1, 2015.

2014 Press

Popke, Micahel. “Make Music Madison gives young artists a chance to perform.The Isthmus. June 5, 2014.

Steinhoff, Jessica. “Make Music Madison 2014 offers nearly 400 ways to seize the day with song on June 21. The Isthmus. June 17, 2014.

Worland, Gayle. “Finding a way to make music, Madison.Wisconsin State Journal. June 20, 2014.

2013 Press

Witkowsky, Lesia“Scenes from Make Music Madison 2013.The Isthmus. June 22, 2013.