Palo Alto World Music Day
is a music festival that takes place every year on Father's Day. It
will be celebrated for the 9th time in Palo Alto onSunday June
3:00 pm to 7:30 pm, on University Avenue (CLOSED to
The event is
presented this year by our major sponsor, the Stanford Federal Credit Unionlink.
All performances are FREE and open to the public. 50
professional and amateur musical groups will
performed a variety of genres on street corners and
plazas: jazz, blues,
classical, pop, rock, klezmer, Greek, Balkan, Indian, World Music,
choral, dance, etc.
This is a fun and unique family event not to be missed!PARTICIPATE
The Fête de la Musique, also known as
World Music Day, is a world wide music festival that takes place around
the summer solstice. On that day, sidewalks, parks, community gardens, stores and more become impromptu musical stages for both amateur and professional musicians to showcase their talents. All concerts and performances are free and open to the public.
The Fête de la Musique began in France in 1982 and has since spread
to more than 700 cities in 120 countries.
In the U.S. the event is often known as Make Music Day
and is now celebrated in more than 35 cities. See here the