Make Music

Program Highlights

There are literally over 100 performances scheduled for June 21st, so we encourage you to dive into the full listings above for a comprehensive view of Make Music Miami. That said, here are some program highlights produced in collaboration with our partners:

The Youth Music Summit

The Youth Music Summit is a free, day-long gathering of young musicians aged 14-18 from throughout Miami-Dade County that begins with a workshop focused on artist health, musicianship and careers in music and is followed by a concert of participating student ensembles.  The free evening concert begins at 7:30pm and is open to the general public on a first come, first served basis. All activities take place at the Black Archives Historic Lyric Theater Cultural Arts Complex.

Make Music Miami #OnLincoln

Miami’s iconic walking mall gets the Make Music Miami treatment this June 21st. Enjoy over 40 performances between 5-11pm up and down Lincoln Road, including a showcase by local label Public Works. Here’s what’s on deck at the two stages:

5:45PM – 6:15PM
6:30PM – 7:00PM
Indie-Rock, Country, Folk
6:30PM – 7:00PM
7:15PM – 7:45PM
Blues, Folk, Ragtime
Rock, Singer/Songwriter
7:15PM – 7:45PM
8:00PM – 8:30PM
Pop, Indie-Rock, Rock
Singer/Songwriter, Country
8:00PM – 8:30PM
8:30PM – 9:00PM
Folk, Punk, Rock
Indie-Rock, Rock, Pop
8:30PM – 9:30PM
9:30PM – 10:00PM
Electronic, Rock, Experimental
Blues, Country, Ragtime
10:00PM – 10:00PM
Swing, Ragtime, Jazz

The Art Deco Stage by MDPL


Join us for a great musical beach event at our Art Deco Stage located on 9th Street and Ocean Drive on the sand for Make Music Day! There will be children workshops in the afternoon including drumming, dancing and ukulele followed by music performances from local bands! See schedule below:

Workshops 2-5pm
2-3 pm Drum workshop and performance by School of CRod
2-3pm Ukulele workshop by Ukulele & Chai Latte
3-5 pm Swing Dance by All Swing Miami

Performances 6pm – 10pm
6:00 pm Brennan Sunshine
6:45 pm The Fortune Tellers
7:30 pm The Wax Worms
8:30 pm FOOM!
9:20 pm Haute Tension
Interludes by DJ Owani

Afro-French Night Jam at the North Beach Bandshell

Enjoy an Afro-French night jam with Jude Papaloko Thegenus and the The French Horn at Fête de la Musique / Make Music Miami at the North Beach Bandshell on June 21, 2019.

MAKE MUSIC MIAMI brings our city into the global music festival that began as FêTE DE LA MUSIQUE in Paris in 1982 – a celebration to welcome summer with music. Across the world, the Summer Solstice is celebrated with free performances of all kinds of music in all kinds of public spaces. Fête de la Musique/Make Music Miami has been celebrated in spots since 1997 – this is the year to take the celebration city-wide!

This edition is presented by a partnership with the French Embassy Cultural Services and Make Music Miami, and with the support of the France Florida Foundation for the Arts.

Houndstooth Cottage Showcase


These kids are alright and they’re hosting another showcase to celebrate Make Music Miami following last year’s smash success. Enjoy intimate sets by underground Miami artists in a very ‘residential’ setting. Lineup is as follows:

6:15PM – 6:45PM Handelsman
6:45PM – 7:15PM Dividends
7:15PM – 7:45PM Canvas
7:45PM – 8:15PM BEAR
Pop, Punk, Rock
8:15PM – 8:45PM Babey Gecko
Singer/Songwriter, Indie-Rock, Pop
8:45PM – 9:15PM Robot Religion
9:45PM – 10:15PM Pocket Of Lollipops
Indie-Rock, Punk, Experimental