Music venues across the West End of Glasgow are joining communities worldwide to celebrate Make Music Day on June 21. 

The special day sees thousands of free in-person and online events take place up and down the country as part of this 'world's largest' annual celebration of music.

It encourages musicians, producers, promoters and music lovers to collaborate and organise performances in and for their communities. Solo performers, groups and music creators of all types are invited to participate, regardless of age, ability or musical genre.

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To kick off the festival, singer-songwriter Dawn Coulshed will be performing between 1pm and 3pm at The Alchemy Experiment on Byres Road.

Also on Byres Road, The Record Factory will be hosting an evening of entertainment from 7pm with acoustic duo Old Bohemia headlining plus support from The Fear and Callow Cal.

Ashton Lane will be a haven for music lovers with performances in Brel, The Grosvenor Café and Jinty McGuinty’s with performances from the likes of singer-songwriter Gordon Airlie in Brel from 7pm to 9pm and Chris Suckle’s set from 9.30pm until late at Jinty McGuinty’s.

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Sets in the Grosvenor Café and Oran Mor are yet to be announced as well as street buskers.

Glasgow Times:

Glasgow Times:

John Turner, chair of Byres Road and the Lanes Business Improvement District said: "We are delighted to be bringing Make Music Day back to the West End and are very excited to see so many businesses hosting events this year, making this a truly community event.

"Let's play on and fill the West End with joyous music."

To find out more and to get involved, click HERE