Day of Music Happening June 21 Virtually

Day of Music Fullerton is a music festival that anyone can musically participate in, and will still occur on June 21. In response to COVID-19 live performances will be broadcast virtually in a variety of ways.

For 6 years, Day of Music Fullerton (DoMF) has offered music concerts across more than 40 venues in Fullerton and Orange County on June 21, during the Summer Solstice. DoMF takes place simultaneously with similar festivities, currently in more than 1,000 cities globally in celebration of Fête de la Musique.

Here are some of the planned Day of Music performances:

Fox Fullerton Live Streaming Center

The historic Fox Theatre will be the site during the day for several (social distancing) live-to-camera-only performances that will be streamed on Day of Music Fullerton’s Facebook page. Here’s the line-up so far:

-Darden Sisters – Modernized Americana combined into rich harmonies and a soft blend.

-Sean Oliu and the Coastline Cowboys – Charismatic blend of Classic Country, Americana and early Rock n Roll

-Brown Sugah – Blues Rock

-Joe Tater – Piano

-DenManTau – Bohemian/Dance Rock

-Lady Zep – Led Zepplin Tribute

-John Kraus & The Goers – Sea Shanty, Maritime Music, Folk-Rock, Celtic-Punk

-Michael Jost – Spanish Guitar

-Bubba Blues

Bubba records a live session to be streamed on Facebook during the Day of Music. Photo by Mike Ritto.

So You Want to Play Ukulele? (Mass Appeal Event)

DoMF is also about participation. “Performed by anyone, enjoyed by everyone.” We’re working with venues, sponsors and suppliers to make instruments available for pickup and connecting with musicians to offer online instruction via video conferencing, Social Media outlets, etc.

Location : Zoom

Time: 1-2:30pm

About: A Guide to beginning Ukulele. Peggy L. Calvert of Ukulele Soup and Jeff Eile of Suis Q Ukulele. Chord chart and song sheets will be available.

St. Paul Lutheran Church Facebook Live

Time: 3-4pm

Line-Up includes Pastor Nate (Hip Hop), Chris Winn and Band (Variety showcase, classical, folk and more).

Day of Music Instagram Live w/ Keili Fernando

This series of live sessions will be hosted by Keili Fernando, an OC-native singer-songwriter & film producer. Artists will perform on the official Day of Music Instagram livestream and chat with Keili about their creative journeys and more from their homes.

Location: The Day of Music Instagram Live

Time: 3-9pm

Lady Zep records a live session to be streamed on the Day of Music. Photo by Mike Ritto.

Day of Music Fullerton is also looking to hear from everyone participating. How will you be spending your Make Music Day?

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  1. Thank you City of Fullerton for continuing this annual event, even under today’s restrictions. We all look forward to live music returning to the City’s restaurants and bars soon!

  2. The music history of America – or rather, the history of America – is never complete without recognizing the impact and legacy of Woodstock. Held on August 15-18, 1969 in the upstate New York town of Bethel and attended by more than 400,000 self-described hippies, flower children, and Aquarians, Woodstock is more than just a music festival but a defining event for the counterculture generation and a cultural and sociopolitical touchstone for the late 1960s.