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Detroit Institute of Arts says
Detroit is joining more than 700 cities around the world for Make Music Day on Tuesday, June 21 and to help celebrate, the Detroit Institute of Arts is hosting a variety of performers on the lawn along Woodward Ave. from noon to 8 p.m.

Hosting Make Music Detroit is part of DIA Director Salvador Salort-Pons’ effort to have the DIA act as a town square where people can gather to enjoy art, music and share experiences.

“We’re excited to partner with Make Music Detroit in its inaugural year,” said Salort-Pons. “Events like these, out on the museum’s lawn, transform the DIA into a gathering place for the arts and life, a town square for all our communities. We’re hosting a variety of important, culturally diverse musicians that represent Detroit’s rich musical history, all with the focus of having family friendly programming.”

• 12:00 PM - 12:15 PM Ulysses Newkirk II
• 12:15 PM - 01:15 PM Judy Adams
• 01:30 PM - 02:00 PM Malena Quartet
• 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM Emma Guzman
• 02:45 PM - 03:30 PM Liz Larin
• 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM RJ Spangler Quintet featuring Nikki Pearse & Larry Smith
• 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM PhilHarmonic Sextet featuring Thornetta Davis
• 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM Kevin Reynolds
• 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM Amp Fiddler

Make Music Detroit is open to anyone who wants to perform, learn or teach music. Every kind of musician—young and old, amateur and professional, of every musical persuasion—is encouraged to pour onto Detroit’s streets, parks, plazas, and porches to share music with friends, neighbors and strangers. Other venues include Assemble Sound, The Carr Center, Urban Bean Co., Northern Lights Lounge and the Oakland Avenue Artist Corridor. Events are free.

The schedule is subject to change. For last minute schedule changes or announcements, please visit

Performances at the DIA will happen rain or shine. Rain will be called on Monday, June 20. The rain location will be inside at the Detroit Film Theatre.
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By: Detroit Institute of Arts

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