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West Hartford Will Celebrate ‘Make Music Day’ with Blue Back Square Concerts

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The Town of West Hartford will participate in the global celebration of ‘Make Music Day’ with concerts at Blue Back Square on the longest day of the year.


The Town of West Hartford will join the Make Music Day celebration with concerts planned throughout the day at Blue Back Square on Thursday, June 21, 2018.

Make Music Day is a one-day event where free, live musical performances, opportunities to make music and other musical events take place around the world on the longest day of the year. Musical festivities in West Hartford are part of a global celebration of music making in over 750 cities inspired by France’s Fête de la Musique.

The Town of West Hartford invites everyone to join in the global music celebration by attending the following concerts scheduled for June 21:

  • 11 a.m.-noon – Rhythm Cups, a family-friendly, hands-on music experience
  • 1-2 p.m. – Stan Sullivan, folk and blues singer, songwriter
  • 7 p.m. – Rock Voices choral group

“West Hartford is happy to be among all the cities and towns across the nation that are participating in a day that focuses on music and the talents of local musicians,” said Renée McCue, public relations specialist for the Town of West Hartford.

Music has been shown to strengthen social connectivity, reduce stress, lower blood pressure, stimulate memory, and is integral to a well-rounded, enjoyable life. Make Music Day, June 21, is the perfect day to take in the free concerts.

From April through November, free concerts and performances are held at Webster Walk in Blue Back Square. To view the schedule, go towww.WestHartfordCT.gov/BlueBackSquare.

About Make Music Day:

Held annually on June 21, Make Music Day is part of the international Fête de la Musique, taking place in 800 cities across 120 countries. The daylong, musical free-for-all celebrates music in all its forms, encouraging people to band together and play in free public concerts. This year, more than 65 U.S. cities are organizing Make Music Day celebrations, encompassing thousands of concerts nationwide. Make Music Day is presented by the NAMM Foundation, and coordinated by the Make Music Alliance. For more information, please visit www.makemusicday.org.

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