Summer In the City: Make Music New York @ Ft. Greene Park

Summer In The City: Make Music New York @ Ft. GreeneArts+Crafts has partnered with Make Music New York and NextDoor.com to host its first Summer In The City event at Ft. Greene Park, Saturday, June 21. The day-long event is part of MMNY’s free annual musical celebration on the summer solstice, representing every musical genre, from hip-hop to opera.

In its eighth year, MMNY has become the largest music festival in the city, even breaking its own records with more than 1,350 concerts scheduled throughout all five boroughs of the city this year.

“Arts+Crafts is proud to be part of Make Music New York’s cultural celebration,” said Fernando Grierson, A+C marketing director. “Not only are we able to provide a platform to feature musicians who are dedicated to their artistic passions and the city’s art scene, we’re able to create partnerships with institutions dedicated to connecting the city (and its art scene) to neighborhoods throughout the borough.”

Summer In The City: Make Music New York at Ft. Greene Park is the first installment of a series of events planned throughout Summer 2014 by Arts+Crafts to bring music and culture to NYC boroughs. A+C has already partnered with NextDoor.com, for its dedication to creating and supporting neighborhood connections, and MoCADA, for its award-winning cultural programming, to connect neighborhoods throughout the borough of Brooklyn. A full lineup of events and additional partnerships will be announced in mid-June.

Arts+Crafts’ Summer In The City: Make Music New York at Ft. Greene Park takes place, Saturday, June 21, from 2pm – 6pm at Fort Greene Park. Featured performers include Meridian, Maritri Garrett, Fresh Daily, (i am) isis, The MisUnderstanding, Red Sahara, and African Americana. The event will be hosted by Mic El of HeavyLight with DJ CEO on the 1s and 2s.

The event is free to the public, no tickets required. For a full schedule of Make Music New York events, visit makemusicny.org.