Penrith celebrates Make Music Day
- Written by Teela Griffin Penrith City Council (02) 4732 7777 (02) 4732 7958 firstname.lastname@example.org https://www.penrithcity.nsw.gov.au 601 High St Penrith NSW 2750 Australia
Wednesday, 10 June 2020
Penrith is set to join the worldwide Make Music Day celebrations on Sunday 21 June with a special, livestreamed performance by local artists Ricky Nifo and Pauliasi. Penrith is set to join the worldwide Make Music Day celebrations on Sunday 21 June with a special, livestreamed performance by local artists Ricky Nifo and Pauliasi.
The talented duo, best known for their powerful voices and soulful renditions, will perform a one-hour gig to be livestreamed on Penrith Council’s Facebook page from 4pm-5pm.Make Music Day is an annual, global celebration of music which gives artists the opportunity to make and share their music with the world on 21 June each year.
Penrith Mayor Ross Fowler OAM said Council is proud to be taking part in this worldwide event and providing a platform for artists to perform and share their music.
“We aren’t able to congregate to enjoy live music yet, but Council is committed to doing what we can to support artists, musicians and performers during this time,” Cr Fowler said.
“Our weekly livestreamed music event Thursday Night Live has been incredibly popular and the upcoming Make Music Day event is another opportunity for the community to come together online, and share in some great music.
“I encourage everyone to head to Council’s Facebook page on Sunday 21 June to show your support for our local performers and celebrate together on Make Music Day,” Cr Fowler said.
Council aims to support local musicians even further by creating a Spotify playlist of local music which can be downloaded and played by anyone, anytime and anywhere.
About Make Music Day:
Make Music Day is an annual, global celebration of music giving artists the opportunity to make and share their music with the world on 21 June each year. This event takes place in more than 1,000 cities across 120 countries. The day long, musical free-for-all celebrates music in all its forms, encouraging people to band together and play in free public concerts.
Photo caption: Ricky Nifo is performing a one-hour, livestreamed set for Council's Make Music Day celebration on 21 June.
Information contained within this news release was correct as at Wednesday, 10 June 2020.