San Francisco will vibrate to the rhythm of the Fête de la Musique  (Make Music Day) with an exceptional performance by French DJ Greg Cerrone.

This emblematic musical event, initiated in France over 40 years ago, has become an international celebration of music. Initiated by Jack Lang, France’s former Minister of Culture, the Fête de la Musique offers free concerts highlighting the diversity of musical genres, and is supported in France by SACEM, the media, and local authorities. Set on June 21, the day of the Summer solstice, it symbolizes the meeting of art and Summer.

In the United States, Fête de la Musique, also known as Make Music Day, is now celebrated in over a hundred cities, attracting an ever-growing audience, from metropolises to small towns.

This second edition of the Fête de la Musique in San Francisco, an event organized the City of San Francisco / SF Rec and Parks and in partnership with  the Consulate General of France in San Francisco/La Villa Albertine, and French Talent USA*  for the French artist. Make Music Day will take place throughout the city on June 21, 2023:  a full day of free concerts will be offered in various venues across the city, allowing everyone to enjoy this unique musical experience.

The festivities will reach a new climax with Greg Cerrone’s closing performance in Golden Gate Park. A DJ renowned for his electrifying performances, the artist will thrill audiences with the rousing music of his latest remix of Alexandria Alexandra.

Whether you’re a fan of rock, pop, jazz, or classical music, the Fête de la Musique in San Francisco promises to delight all music lovers.

Let yourself be carried away by the magic of music and celebrate this June 21 by enjoying this exceptional cultural event. You can find the complete program for the 2023 edition here


Date: June 21, 2023, from 7 pm
Address: Golden Gate Park, San Francisco – Bandshell (between the de Young Museum and the Academy of Sciences)
Free event, more information here

*French Talent USA is a non-profit association recently created by four Franco-American women from the Bay Area. Its main objective is to promote French and francophone artists such as DJs, comedians, and musicians, and to organize movie premieres on the West Coast.

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