Port Townsend’s Songwriting Works Educational Foundation is sponsoring a “Make Music Day” — a national celebration of music celebrated in 100-plus countries worldwide. For the first time, Port Townsend joins the list, bringing free music events to local venues and music stores across town from 1-9 p.m. Wednesday, June 21, at the Cotton Building, 609 Water St., downtown.
Partners and venues include Songwriting Works, Centrum, the Andy Mackie Music Foundation, Crossroads Music, Port Townsend Visitor Information Center, The Boiler Room, Key City Public Theatre, Bear Root Apothecary and Wellness Center and more.
Events include an Andy Mackie Memorial Harmonica Jam (with free harmonicas), vocal improvisational circle singing, community singing with PT Songlines, Whale Songs at the Visitors Information Center, murder ballads at Key City Playhouse, free music lessons, guitar and ukulele jam sessions and music book giveaways, performances by Wild Rose Chorale, Judith-Kate Friedman, Keeth Monta Apgar, Micaela Kingslight and more.
To sign up go to: https://matchpt.makemusicday.org and for event info see www.makemusicday.org/porttownsend. All events are free!