June 29, 2017

Third Rock Music Center Celebrates Make Music Day

Third Rock Music Center Celebrates Make Music Day with a Free Outdoor Interactive Jam

WHAT: Third Rock Music Center and Play It Forward, a non-profit organization, will host a free outdoor concert/jam celebrating music and music-making in honor of Make Music Day on June 21, 2017. Make Music Day, is a global event taking place in over 750 cities around the world.  Highlights of this local event include the opportunity for musicians to jam along with various acts including; The Kevin McCoy Band, Blue Steel Band, Megan Wren and Tim Snyder.  Open mic, free group Ukulele lessons, a drum circle and a Blue Grass Jam will also be available. Make Music Day in Cincinnati will join other events worldwide as communities come together in celebration of music and the countless benefits that making music brings. Food and beer will be available for purchase from 6-9PM.

WHO: Third Rock Music Center and Play It Forward, a charitable 501 (3) C organization, are collaborating to host this event.

WHEN: Make Music Day, Wednesday, June 21, 1-9pm

WHERE: Third Rock Music Center located at 1232 Eight Mile Road, Cincinnati OH 45255 (Anderson Township)

WHY: Third Rock Music Center celebrates Make Music Day, giving community members of all ages and music genres the chance to experience the joy of making music together.

By establishing one specific day each year, June 21, to celebrate music, Third Rock Music Center encourages both amateur and professional music making, and empowers individuals to seek out ways to celebrate music in their community.

About Third Rock Music:  Third Rock Music Center, located at 1232 Eight Mile Road, Cincinnati OH is a premier music destination!  Our associates have 75+ years of combined experience in the industry and offer exceptional customer service. A live sound stage, an acoustic guitar room with a crystal chandelier and custom water feature, are all part of the unique Third Rock Music ‘Experience’.  Third Rock Music Center offers all types of high end instruments for the beginner to professional musician, as well as various accessories.  Private lessons, consignments, and Audio/Visual installations are also available.  For more information about Third Rock Music’s Make Music Day event, please contact the store at (513) 843-5739 or email Lee Dixon at lee@3rockmc.com.

About Play It Forward: Gary Burbank local comedian, radio celebrity and musician, founded the 501c3 nonprofit organization Play It Forward to support local musicians and to help foster a strong local music community in the Greater Cincinnati area. Many wonderful musicians, friends, and music supporters have joined him in this cause. The concept revolves around the idea that for every kindness we receive, we can “pay it forward” by doing something nice for others.  Play it Forward’s mission is to be a comprehensive resource for musicians, especially in times of extreme need, recognizing that music is a craft that demands years of study and discipline, and a profession that involves a good deal of risk.  Please join us in preserving the gift of music in our society by “Playing it Forward!”  For more information, please visit www.pifcincy.org.

About Make Music Day: Held annually on June 21, Make Music Day is part of the international Fête de la Musique, taking place in 750 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, more than 50 U.S. cities are organizing Make Music Day celebrations, encompassing thousands of concerts nationwide. Make Music Day is presented by the NAMM Foundation, and coordinated by the Make Music Alliance. For more information, please visit www.makemusicday.org.