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Make Music Day returns to Kansas City for the third year

An international, daylong celebration of music will occupy 38 venues across the metro with live performances, plus opportunities for you to make some noise yourself.

A brass band performs outdoors.

You’ll hear brass, sax, and all that jazz.

Photo via KC Parks

If you hear music in the air, it’s not your imagination. Make Music Day, a worldwide music festival celebrated on the longest day of the year, is bringing free live performances to the metro from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

The occasion is celebrated in over 1,000 cities across 120 countries — including 80 U.S. cities. Since its first year in KC in 2021, Make Music Day has invited locals to join hundreds of music-making events and workshops.

Find times and venues on the Make Music KC interactive map. We’re looking forward to:

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