Make Music New York 2014 2015Various Locations
New York, New York, NY, NY
On the longest day of the year, there's pretty much nothing better than this festival which allows you to explore the city musically. Whether you want to sit on the sidelines or play along, there are hundreds of free concerts and spectacles to choose from. Highlights for us this year include Punk Island, where you can catch more than 90 bands over the course of 11 hours at Staten Island’s “Coast Guard” pier, the first annual Porch Stomp at Governors Island, the premiere of Bhangra band Red Baraat’s 100+ BPM, the participatory Mass Appeal concerts, a Billy Joel sing-a-long, and block parties by the Warper Party & Silent Barn Block Party in Bushwick, and Joe’s Pub in Manhattan.