WHAT: Official Make Music Philly launch and press event/photo opp
WHEN: Friday, June 21 at 8 AM ET (approximately 10 minutes in length)
WHERE: The Porch at 30th Street Station (Market St. & 30th St.), University City
-Rich Negrin, Managing Director, City of Philadelphia
-Roger LaMay, General Manager, WXPN-FM
-Scot Sax, GRAMMY-winning, Philly-based singer-songwriter
-Audience members who will sing along and play cowbell with Scot Sax
The City will present a Proclamation declaring June 21 “Make Music Philly Day” in Philadelphia, followed by a Paul McCartney song performed by Scot Sax featuring audience members singing along and playing cowbells (real ones and mobile cowbell apps)
With Make Music Philly, Philadelphia joins more than 500 cities in the U.S. and across the globe that celebrate the role of music in our lives with FREE live music performances from sunup to sundown on the longest day of the year (June 21, the first day of summer).
Make Music Philly will feature more than 150 performances in more than 50 indoor and outdoor locations across the city. Philly’s participation was suggested to the City of Philadelphia’s Office of Arts, Culture & the Creative Economy by Roger LaMay, General Manager of WXPN-FM, the University of Pennsylvania’s public radio station.
Complete list of all Make Music Philly performances can be found at the website www.MakeMusicPhilly.org, or via the Make Music America mobile app.