A guide to Make Music Madison 2022


100 venues all over town + we wish the Capitol was one of them. | Photo by @photosbyzaman

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Cello there, 608. Make Music Madison returns today, Tues., June 21 for the ninth-annual international summer solstice music celebration.

Tune in as we explore the 40-year-old tradition of Fête De La Musique — French for “festival of music” and “make music!”

How to jam out 🎶

The city-wide, free DIY music festival is taking Madison by storm with 100+ venues to enjoy serenades from an eclectic mix of musicians. Let’s bop around town and check out some of the upcoming shows + how you can spend a day in each neighborhood while celebrating the festival.


Where are you starting your music crawl? | Map via Google

In the Atwood-Schenk neighborhood:

  • Olbrich Botanical Gardens, 3330 Atwood Ave. | 3:15 p.m. | Eric De Los Santos
  • A Room of One’s Own, 2717 Atwood Ave. | 5:00 p.m. | Sigra
  • Garver Feed Mill, 3241 Garver Green | 6:00 p.m. | Woodstock West

In the Dudgeon-Monroe + Vilas neighborhoods:

In the Williamson-Marquette neighborhood:

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