The 10th Annual Make Music Harvard Square / Fete De La Musique Festival

Saturday, June 17, 2017 2:00pm - 10:00pm

Ring in the start summer on June 17th with some of the area’s most talented musicians as Harvard Square celebrates the 10th annual Make Music/Fete De La Musique Festival! From 2pm to 10pm, Rock and Roll, Opera, Pop, Jazz, Bluegrass and more will fill the streets of Harvard Square, as over 75 artists perform in 10 different areas. This festival is a great opportunity to enjoy some of your favorite genres of music while supporting local musicians and businesses in historic Harvard Square! Whether you come for an hour or stay for the whole day, experience diverse music right in your backyard!

Make Music Harvard Square is inspired by the "Fête de la Musique" a street-music festival which was started over 35 years ago in Paris. The "Fête de la Musique" is now celebrated, under many names, in more than 700 cities in 120 countries, from London to Beijing to Buenos Aires. Harvard Square is proud to be a part of this worldwide celebration!

A complete schedule of talent follows. Lineup subject to change. New artists being added – please check back for updates.


Winthrop Park (89 Winthrop Street)
2pm Angry Toddlers
3pm Red Tail Hawk Rock
4pm Bradley Goff Band
5pm Sinan Bakir
6pm Savasha
7pm Chris Moreno
8pm The Boston Opera Guy
9pm The Van Burens

The Pit (by the Out-Of-Town News Kiosk)
2pm The Saxyderms
3pm Seth Wonkka and Friends
4pm Boston Area Brigade of Activist Musicians (BABAM!)

5pm They Have Evil Yell --- Improvisational 
6pm The New Englanders folk/bluegrass
7pm Sultans of Sax
8pm Lily Black
9pm Mike Hasting Band Indie Rock

Harvard Book Store (1256 Mass Ave)
12pm Dan Hogan--Leonard Cohen & ‘60s folk music

1pm George Woods Folk and soul
2pm The Imaginators with a classical twist
4pm Circus Trees Rock
5pm MILA Rock
6pm Kelli Eagan
7pm Erik Howell --- Indie
8pm Marie Chabot
9pm Mei O’Hara Space Violin

Liquiteria (1440 Mass Ave)
2pm Guillermo Ortiz Trio
3pm In Radiance Music, with a twist
4pm Mike Morrissey

5pm Siren Bones

6pm Athena Desai
8pm Trail Mix
9pm Kid Wolf Music rock

Brattle Street Plaza (in front of Crema Cafe, 27 Brattle Street)
Produced by Dan Nicklin
1pm Slow Boat Home -- Ragtime
2pm Mac Porter -- Rock
3pm The Rationales -- Rock
4pm Oldjack -- Rock
5pm Nate Leavitt and the Elevations -- Rock
6pm Magen Tracy and the Missed Connections -- Rock
7pm Airport -- Rock

8pm Parlour Bells -- Rock
9pm The Lights Out ---Rock



The COOP (1400 Mass Ave)

1pm Bertrand Laurence Acoustic Finger-style Blues/Jazz, Folk & Blazz

2pm Still Willow Folk
3pm Sonia and Ben---Acoustic folk
4pm Peter Wetherbee jammer
5pm Willie T & Doctor X Rock/folk/blues
6pm Greg Huang Indie rock
7pm David Rabinowicz---Bluegrass
8pm Tali Freed & the Mandolin ---Acoustic rock/Americana
9pm Los Border Coyotes rock

Palmer Street
2pm Born Yesterday
3pm Fourshadow and Alternative
4pm Erie Blue

Follow the Honey (1132 Mass. Ave)
2pm Erik Howell --- Indie
3pm Paul Lauro-Priestly
4pm Chelsea Girl covers of 80s pop
5pm David Allen & Guitar Jazz Duo
6pm John O’Leary Roots, Contemporary Folk, and Adult Alternative
7pm Viki Fortini---Musical Theater, patriotic songs, and light pop
8pm Stephond Goler
9pm Crazy Little Ukes---Americana

Grafton Street (1230 Mass Ave)
2pm John O’Leary Roots, Contemporary Folk, and Adult Alternative
3pm Still Willow Folk
4pm Ben-Tree rock
5pm Erik Howell -- Indie
6pm Crowes Pasture
8pm Rachel Marie singer-songwriter

Charlie’s Kitchen (10 Eliot Street)
2pm Students from the Cambridge Suzuki School of Music ---Children’s Classical
3pm Tae Wilson ---Pop-R&B-Urban
4pm Erik Howell --- Indie
5pm Daniel Turner Rock
6pm Mike Rydock ---Singer-songwriter/Folk
8pm Rose & the Wild Edibles

Legal Seafood Patio (Charles Hotel)
5pm Dirty Water Brass Band ---HONK!

(617) 491-3434
Free and open to the public