Celebrated internationally, Make Music Day is a free day of music held on the summer solstice, June 21. San Jose joined the celebration for the first time in 2017 with performances taking place citywide from sunrise to sunset.
Completely different from a typical music festival, Make Music San Jose is open to anyone who wants to take part. The spirit of the day is that of a holiday: people getting together in their own neighborhoods, creating their own musical events in a do-it-yourself fashion.
Every kind of musician —young and old, amateur and professional, of every musical persuasion — is encouraged to take part by filling San Jose’s parks, plazas, and public spaces with music and share the joy of music making with friends, neighbors, and strangers.
CNVS (or canvas), is a collaborative music project and artistry spearheaded by singer song-writer Jonathan Shaheen. It is an ever growing, ever evolving, conglomerate of musicians and song-writers joining together to create music from a blank canvas, to the blank canvas of listeners everywhere. With shows that range from intimate and more acoustic to full band, filled with anthem-matic moments that you scream at the top of your lungs. No matter the venue, no matter the time; a show that is fresh, new, and passion filled is always a guarantee. No matter where you come from or what roads you’ve walked, CNVS and its music is sure to reach and connect with anyone from any sphere of life.