Make Music Philly Day returns tomorrow with Sonni Shine, Lazy Eye and more

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Sonni Shine | Photo by Josh Pelta-Heller |

June 21st, the longest day of the year makes for a great opportunity to open your porches, sidewalks, storefronts and yards for local musicians to perform in on and around them. Founded in France back in 1982, the fête is an opportunity to put on free shows by both seasoned and new artists testing their craft. If you’re into checking out what Philly has to offer but don’t know where to start, read through the neighborhood offerings below. And don’t be that guy running around screaming “Freebird” at every musician you see, please. Let’s keep it classy.

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XPN General Manager Roger LaMay talks about Make Music Philly day with the Inquirer’s Dan DeLuca

Make Music Philly day will bring a full day of free music events to Philadelphia on the summer solstice

This summer, the city of Philadelphia will host Make Music Philly: a new, day-long event on June 21. That’s the solstice, the longest day of the year, and it will be filled with free music events of all sorts across the city, and WXPN is proud to be involved in the event.

This week, the Philadelphia Inquirer’s Dan DeLuca talked to WXPN General Manager Roger LaMay about Make Music Philly, and the station’s role in it. You can read his interview here.
Stay tuned to The Key for more info about Make Music Philly and how you can get involved.