MI2N
Music Industry News Network
THURSDAY, AUGUST 25TH
Advanced Search
MusicDish Advertising Network
Subscribe to Mi2N's Free Newsletters B2N (business) i2N (indie)
HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Music Events (more headlines) 05-22-2014

Make Music Downey Hosts Over 60 Free Concerts Including Performance From Latin Grammy Nominated Bands

Bookmark and Share
Website: http://www.makemusicdowney.org
MAKE MUSIC DOWNEY RETURNS WITH OVER 60 FREE CONCERTS INCLUDING LATIN GRAMMY NOMINATED BANDS AND AN INTERACTIVE VENDOR VILLAGE, SATURDAY, JUNE 14, 2014

DOWNEY, Calif., (May, 2014)- Downey hosts an adventurous mix of free concerts at the second annual Make Music Downey, a Fete de la Musique event, on Saturday, June 14, 2014 from 11am-6pm. The exciting festival of sound will feature over 60 bands and musicians performing in unconventional spaces including outdoor stages, museums, art galleries and more. Nationally known artists and Latin Grammy nominated bands perform at the main stage next to an interactive outdoor village featuring over 50 artists and community partners. Fete de la Musique is the largest music celebration in the world, and Downey, a popular city in Los Angeles is bringing this international phenomenon to Southern California once again.

The 2014 event will feature an eclectic lineup including Chicano multi-instrumental group Las Cafeteras who was recently named LA’s best Latin Alternative band by LA Weekly and Latin Grammy nominee Ceci Bastida. Popular Eastside LA fusionistas Chicano Batman will perform their innovative mix of pysch rock, cumbia and Brazilian tropicala. Argentinean musical collective Salt Petal will also be at the festival performing their alluring mix of tropical dance, cumbia and Argentinean folk. Other groups include popular college radio band The Bends, the harmonic folk and bluegrass group Honey Whiskey Trio, and the Long Beach Ukulele Club. All in all, over 60 bands and musicians will perform free shows at ten venues. From folk, rock, world, Latin, to R&B, and blues, Make Music Downey showcases all the unique genres that make the Southern California music scene so diverse.

The festival of sound will feature a unique vendor village featuring over 50 artists and community partners near the main stage, located at 11111 Brookshire Ave in Downtown Downey. Southern California’s most popular food and dessert trucks will be on hand selling delectable sweet and savory treats while community partners will offer fun giveaways to festival goers.

Attendees are encouraged to attend the festival early for the Tour de Downey, Downey’s first annual bike event. The Tour de Downey takes place at Brookshire Ave, the same location as Make Music Downey’s main stage and features a 35 mile bike ride as well as an interactive vendor village beginning at 8am.

Make Music Downey is presented by the Downey Arts Coalition. The Tour de Downey is presented by the City of Downey.

2014 Make Music Downey Bands

Amina Camille
All About Me
(The) Atitudes
Barleycorn
(The) Bends
Betty and the Jetty Lag
Big Bad Big Band
Bill Rademaker
Black Lab And The Banjo
Blind Owl
Blue Line Station
Bootlegs Of The Untitled Band
Buffalo Bryan
Calistoga Falls
Ceci Bastida
Chicano Batman
Coto Creek
Crave Life
Dan McNay
Daniel Hathaway
Denai Lovrien
Devin Clarke
Diego Davidenko
District Verdant
Dog Park Pickers
Dust of the Saints
Echo Greywolf
Extreme Klezmer Makeover
Foxes Vs. Scorpions
Gary E
Gary Robertson
George McCalip
Gramps with Amps
Honey Whiskey Trio
Joe Matzzie
Karina Toriz
King Coutney & The Dukes
Las Cafeteras
Leather Tramp
Lipstick Lumberjack
Long Beach Ukulele Club
Looney’s Fortune
Melissa Grilach
Miracle by Night
The Moderns
Nancy Sanchez
New American
New Evil
Olph Children’s Choir
Per Se
Pigs of Exile
Rahfee Zahkee
Rivertrain Company
Robbie Ravenwood
Rock Kimerma
Russ Lewark
Ryan Kwan
Salt Petal
Saroja Band
Second Wind
Shayona
Sharon Leighton-Joyner
Shy But Fly
Silvertone Players
Spare Parts for Broken Hearts
Steve Roberson
Suburban Serfs
Sweetwater Creek Band
Taylor Crawford
Tiki McPherson Band
When Pigs Fly!
Xpensive Taste
Z Band

General public: For more information including a complete schedule visit www.makemusicdowney.org

Media: Please contact Kershona Mayo with Mora/May Agency at makemusicdowney@gmail.com

###

Bookmark and Share

back | top



MusicDish Advertising Network

Mi2N Music PR

Back To The Roots EP 12"LP

Independent Artist Holds Top 10 Billboard Position At #8

Trump Helps Artist Finish Album

Summer In The City Gets A Little Hotter With Uptempo Pop Romp 'L.A. Nights' From Indie Singer/Songwriter/Producer Ayhan Sahin

MusicDish*China Acts Menage And Ooberfuse To Perform China's MTA Festival

Indie Orlando Artist Craymo Releases Pulse Benefit CD

Vancouver Artist Jordan Waller Announces Debut Single "This Feeling"



MusicDish*China Song Blast
Promote Your Music Single In China

News Headlines
Mi2N EDITOR'S PICKS
» Authors Against Music Piracy: Regional Court Munich Sentences Online Service Uploaded To Pay Damages
» Transform Your MIDI File Into An Acoustic Piano Track
» Seattle Digital Label CIN SEA Music Group Signs Distribution Deal With Affluent Records
» CMRRA Announces YouTube Licensing Agreement For Canada
» TuneIn Announces Partnership With Red Bull Music Academy
» BMG US Names Alex Flores Senior Vice President, Marketing, Commercials, Film & Television
» Bandtango Technology Empowers Broadcasters And Artists To Prevent Exploitation By Performance Rights Organizations
» Canadian Rock Band Menage "Lost In China" Tour
» Jade Alger Brings Mischief, Mystique And The Muse
» CES 2017 Music Contest: Open Call For All Musicians And Artists


Get your music news covered...
Have your press release written
by the pros at Mi2N

Articles
MUSICDISH E-JOURNAL
» First Tennessee Hires Andrew Kintz To Lead New Music Industry Banking Group
» Carsick Cars, Chui Wan, Alpine Decline Headline October Tour Of North America
» WANG WEN: Experimental Post-Rock Unit To Release Ninth Studio Album
» TMA Signs CCM Artist John Clark Blackwell To Management
» UK Festival Market Driven By "Super Fans"
» CES 2017 Music Contest: Open Call For All Musicians And Artists
» Victory Records Releases Statement On A Day To Remember Court Case
» Digital Domain Jointly Produces Chris Lee's First VR Music Video With Whaley VR And VS MEDIA
» Andy Ma Named As Warner Music Group's Chief Commercial Officer For Greater China
» Qixi Festival (Chinese Valentine's Day) Playlist
» MusicDish*China Acts Menage And Ooberfuse To Perform China's MTA Festival
» 7th Annual Future Music Forum & Sync Summit: Finding The Next Music Industry

Mi2N's Music PR distribution service guarantees online exposure for your press release. Choose from seven (7) different packages.


HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Copyright © 1997-2015 MusicDish LLC, all rights reserved. Text, graphics, and HTML code are protected by US and International Copyright Laws, and may not be copied, reprinted, published, translated, hosted, or otherwise distributed by any means without explicit permission.