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SOURCE Make Music Day; The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM)
On June 21st, 800 Cities Worldwide Celebrate Music With Interactive, Inclusive, Public Celebrations; New York City To Have A Record-Setting 1,350 Live Music Events
NEW YORK, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On June 21st, the world's largest interactive, annual music event, unified as the Make Music Day celebration (www.makemusicday.org), will be taking place around the world. From morning to night, people of all ages, creeds, and musical persuasions will gather in an all-inclusive day of making music. From drum symphonies to massive ukulele circles, streets, sidewalks, stores and parks across the nation will be filled with people celebrating music.
NAMM's Mass Appeal, a series of events supported by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) and its members, will provide people across the country with the opportunity to show up and make music no matter their experience.
The number of participating cities in the U.S. has doubled in 2014. A full list of all participating cities can be found at www.makemusicday.org.
Photos from 2013 Make Music Day events are available for media use:
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About Make Music Day
Held on June 21st, Make Music is part of the international Fête de la Musique, taking place in 800 cities across 110 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, twenty US cities are organizing Make Music celebrations, encompassing thousands of concerts nationwide. For more information, please visit makemusicday.org.
The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) is the not-for-profit association with a mission to strengthen the $16.7 billion music products industry and promote the pleasures and benefits of making music. NAMM's activities and programs are designed to promote music making to people of all ages. NAMM is comprised of approximately 9,000 Member companies located in more than 92 countries. For more information about NAMM or the proven benefits of making music, interested parties can visit www.namm.org, call 800.767.NAMM (6266) or follow the organization on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
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