Registration for Make Music Kansas City is Open!

Registration for Make Music Kansas City is Open!

Be part of free music events celebrating all forms of music on the longest day of the year!

Kansas City Parks and Recreation is excited to announce the return of Make Music KC on June 21st. Registration for host venues and performers is open for the fourth annual city-wide musical celebration.

Joining over 1,000 cities around the world, Make Music Kansas City is free to attend and participate in, and is open to all ages, genres, styles, and abilities. During the daylong event, the entire metro (and world) comes alive with music.

WHAT: Make Music Kansas City
WHEN: June 21st, 2024
TIME: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. 
WHERE: Across the metro

HOW TO PARTICIPATE (Registration is open April 21-June 17, 2024)
You can participate by registering as a performer or a venue! Just login to our website and complete or update your profile. You can then use the matchmaking feature to make a match worthy of celebration!

Who is considered a performer? Are you making music of some kind? You’re a performer.

What is considered a venue? It could be your front porch, the sidewalk in front of your business, the front steps of your church, a street corner, a stage in your pub, a park or just about anywhere that can house a musician!

1.  Performer
Register Here for Make Music Kansas City 2024 »
  • Login or create your profile (top right corner) by submitting a photo, a description of your act and any relevant website/social media links.
  • If creating an account, you will be sent an email to verify.
  • Check out the available venues and select one that will fit your needs.
  • Once you select venues and times, the venue will confirm your request, and you’re good to go.
  • Be sure to check back often for updated venue options.
  • If you already have a public performance booked for June 21st, you can add it as an event to be included on the Make Music KC calendar
2. Host Venue
Register Here for Make Music Kansas City 2024 »
  • Login or create your profile (top right corner) by submitting your location information and a description of the space.
  • If creating an account, you will be sent an email to verify
  • Review the musician profiles to request a performance, or welcome musicians to select your space independently.
  • The musician will confirm your request and you’re good to go.
  • Be sure to check back often for updated performer options.
  • Stay in communication with your scheduled performer(s) to update and confirm event day details/logistics.
  • If you are already hosting a public performance on June 21st, you can add it as an event to be included on the Make Music KC calendar.

Performers and venues for the event are paired through our matchmaking site that takes into account all sorts of preferences like available times, music genre, whether your set requires power and so on. In 2023, we had 100+ confirmed performances all around the metro! Registration for 2024 is open April 21 through June 17. Happy Pairing! 

3. Other Ideas/Workshops/Questions
If you would like to lead a workshop/jam session or perform in a KC Parks location/facility (not already listed as a venue), contact Heidi Markle at [email protected] or 816-513-7527.

WEBSITE: Make Music Kansas City

Please note: If you are trying to register on your cell phone, you may receive an error as your phone may have blocked a pop-up message confirming your registration. We suggest using a tablet, laptop or desktop computer for the initial registration step.

About Make Music International 
Held annually on June 21, Make Music Day is part of the international Fête de la Musique, taking place in over 1,000 cities across 120 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, over 80 U.S. cities and the entire states of Vermont and Connecticut are organizing Make Music celebrations, encompassing thousands of music making opportunities nationwide. Make Music Day is presented by the NAMM Foundation and coordinated by the nonprofit Make Music Alliance. For more information, please visit www.makemusicday.org