A series of free live music performances will be held throughout the day Monday at Harold's Restaurant, Bar & Rooftop Terrace, which is hosting one of the Make Music Day events that will happen around Houston.
Nine different acts are scheduled to perform at Harold's, located at 350 W. 19th St. in the Heights, from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday, including Ted Miller, Wild Rabbit Salad, Ed Amash, Claudia Nygaard, Ken Gaines and Amelia Earhart Returns. Among the musical genres represented will be Americana, blues, jazz, folk and country.
Make Music Day, which started in 1982 in France as Fete de la Musique, is held annually on June 21, the longest day of the year. Free music celebrations are taking place in more than 1,000 cities in a total of 120 countries.
The events are presented by the National Association of Music Merchants and coordinated by the Make Music Alliance. The Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs and Song Circle Houston, a Heights-based nonprofit formerly known as Visionary Heights, are supporting the 20 events in Houston.
For more information about Make Music Day, including a rundown of the Houston events and a list of participating performers, visit makemusicday.org/houston.