The 2nd Annual “Make Music Los Angeles” Music Festival | June 21st, 2013

Second Annual ‘Make Music Los Angeles’ to Take Place on June 21

Mayor of Los Angeles, Key Partners Support Day-Long Countywide Celebration of Live Music

LOS ANGELES, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Make Music Los Angeles (MMLA,, an annual day-long music festival featuring free outdoor music concerts in public places throughout the county, today announces that it will host its Second Annual celebration on Friday, June 21st, 2013. A kickoff concert will take place on Thursday, June 20th, on the south lawn of Los Angeles City Hall, 11:00AM-2:00PM, with performances by jazz vocal trio Chambers, Herbert and Ellis, conductor, composer, saxophonist Geoff “Double G” Gallegos Quintet, and Randal Fisher with Free Association.

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa comments, “Make Music Los Angeles is a unique event designed to draw out the inner artist in all of us and give Angelino’s a new, community-based way to experience music. Hosting 11 hours of live performances all around the city on a single day helps ensure Angelinos engage and connect. Through music, we have an opportunity to create friends from the beautiful, shared experience of our city’s rich and diverse cultures and tastes.”

Based on Paris, France’s, now a national musical holiday inaugurated in 1982, the Make Music festival has become an international phenomenon celebrated in 500 cities and 110 countries around the world. Key supporters of this year’s Los Angeles event include the Mayor’s Office of Strategic Partnerships, Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, Beyond the Bell Branch, Los Angeles Unified School District, Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson and the Los Angeles City Council, Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, Metro, Santa Monica Mayor Pam O’Connor, and the Santa Monica Department of Cultural Affairs.

Fourth District Councilmember Tom LaBonge adds, “Music makes LA. It is our joy! Make Music Los Angeles.” Councilmember LaBonge will celebrate the Summer Solstice with his annual hike up to Mt. Hollywood with music in celebration of MMLA.

Last year, public venues from Downtown to Santa Monica and from Leimert Park to the San Fernando Valley hosted more than 70 concerts throughout the day. This year, Make Music Los Angeles expects an even greater turnout, with new participating concert venues in Silver Lake, including Sunset Triangle Plaza, The Living Room, and Alegria on Sunset; Santa Monica, including 1450 Ocean and Palisades Park; the Central Library; Music of the Holocaust at the Holocaust Museum and Jazz at LACMA. For more information please visit:

SOURCE Make Music Los Angeles

MORE Concerts & Festivals on T.U.M.S.!

The 20th Annual NYC Winter Jazzfest | January 10th-18th, 2024
The 2024 Biamp Portland Jazz Festival | Feb. 16th - March 2nd, 2024
The Frankie Beverly and Maze “I Wanna Thank You” Tour | Kicks Off Nov. 3rd, 2023
Dave Koz and Friends Christmas Tour 2023 | Kicks Off Nov. 24th, 2023
The 21st Annual Panama Jazz Festival | January 15th-20th, 2024
The O'Tis The Season Benefit Concert feat. CeeLo Green | December 9th, 2023
The McDonald's 17th Annual Inspiration Celebration ® Gospel Tour | 2023
New Cruise "Chris Botti at Sea" | Inaugural Cruise Sails Feb. 8th - 15th, 2024
The 32nd Annual AIDS Walk Atlanta Music Festival and 5k Run | Sept. 23rd, 2023
Vocalist Nicole Henry's "TIME TO LOVE AGAIN" Tour | Kicks off Feb. 23rd, 2023
The Jazzmobile’s 59th Annual Summerfest (FREE!) | July 5th - Sept. 24th, 2023
Forefather of Funk Fred Wesley & the New JB’s LIVE at Dimitriou's Jazz Alley | August 24th - 27th, 2...
The 4th Annual Leimert Park Jazz Festival (FREE) | August 26th, 2023
The 7th Annual “I Love The ‘90s Tour” | Kicks Off May 13th, 2023
The 12th Annual TD James Moody Jazz Festival | Nov. 3rd-19th, 2023
The Holo Holo Music Festival (FREE) | Sept. 9th & 10th, 2023
The Sabor+Ritmo Latin Music Festival in Napa Valley, Ca. | Sept. 9th, 2023
Kupferberg Center for the Arts Presents Live at the Gantries 2023 (FREE) | July 11th-Aug. 15th, 2023
The 2nd Annual 'Rise Up NYC' Concert Series (FREE) | July 19th - August 20th, 2023
The 14th Annual Montclair Jazz Festival (FREE) | Aug. 12th & Sept. 9th, 2023