Media Advisory

For Immediate Release: 4/30/18

 Contact: GiGi Lage, Executive Director – Allied Arts Fund


WHAT:  Allied Arts Fund’s Make Music Black Hills is featured in Rolling Stone and Billboard Magazines!

DATE:  Thursday, June 21st

WHERE: Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Main Street Square, Venues throughout Rapid City

WHY: Free Art Performances For All!

 Rapid City, S.D. (06/21/18) – Make Music Black Hills is a live, free musical celebration on June 21, the longest day of the year, with concerts on streets, sidewalks, and parks across the city.

Make Music Black Hills is a part of the international Make Music Day movement, which brings free, community-wide, musical celebrations to hundreds of cities worldwide! Every year, the celebration is held on June 21, the summer solstice, in more than 800 communities around the world.   

Make Music Black Hills will feature musicians of all abilities and music from any genre. Sidewalks, parks, front porches, and public spaces throughout the city will become stages for local musicians to perform and for all to enjoy. Everyone is invited to participate in this international day of music by performing, providing an outdoor space, appreciating, or volunteering. It’s all for the love of music! 

Make Music Black Hills is brought to you by the Allied Arts as part of our mission to inspire all people to participate and invest in the arts.

Check out the previews from Rolling Stone and Billboard!                

“Hosting Make Music Black Hills at Mount Rushmore is an opportunity to put the Black Hills on the International map for Art’s events. I am thrilled to see us featured in Rolling Stone and Billboard magazines!” Gigi Lage, Executive Director of the Allied Arts

 Interested in performing during Make Music Black Hills? Musicians of all abilities and genres are invited to showcase their talent and share their love of music! The event is an all-ages, all-inclusive celebration of music. Register to be a performer by creating a profile, browse available venues. The venue will confirm your request. Venues may reach out to you directly once you have created a profile. There is no fee to participate.
Make Music to Build Community Through The Arts. Support the Arts!


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