The Lovebirds, Hawkins Band perform in Make Music Day

The streets of Danbury and Ridgefield ended up remodeled into a live performance hall of types on Tuesday, as the municipalities hosted Make Tunes Working day celebrations.

All about the planet on each and every continent, any person who wished to just take part was encouraged to develop audio as component of the no cost celebration.

Released in 1982 in France as the Fête de la Musique, Make Tunes Working day is now held on the exact day — June 21 — in extra than 1,000 metropolitan areas in 120 international locations.

In Danbury, the party is sponsored by the Danbury Music Heart as perfectly as the Danbury Chamber of Commerce, CityCenter Danbury and the Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut.

It involved about 40 performances at 11 venues in the metropolis.

Performances incorporated acoustic music by The Lovebirds at City Hall and indie rock by the band Hawkins Band at the Danbury Library.

In Ridgefield, the celebration hosted by the Ridgefield Arts Council integrated 50 performances at 13 venues.

Performances incorporated funk, jazz and swing by the Ridgefield Significant University Jazz Band at the Lounsbury Property Americana, bluegrass, and classical by the Ridgefield Significant Faculty Chamber Songs Orchestra at the Ridgefield Library and indie-rock by the group Novadust Electronic at Town Hall.

“The world’s a crazy location. For me as an artist and as a proponent of the arts, knowing that all more than the earth on every continent, that this exercise is having location at the very same time these days is a fairly great, comforting, hopeful detail,” claimed Pamme Jones, co-chair of Make Tunes Working day and govt director of the Ridgefield Arts Council. “It suits in wonderfully with our arts and cultural vacation spot designation.”

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