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Make Music Day is a huge celebration of music making around the world on 21 June – this year, it’s a Friday!  It is a unique event, open to anyone who wants to take part – old or young, amateur, or professional - and just about every musical style is represented.


Every year people and organisations from thousands of towns and cities in over 120 countries create events to share their music.  All Make Music Day events are free to watch.


On Friday 21 June, Crawley Town Centre BID is bringing to you a line up of fantastic local musicians... solo artists, duos, buskers and bands of a variety of genres, across stage settings, open spaces and indoor venues, throughout the town centre from 11am through until the evening with High Street venues given the opportunity to take the music inside after eight. 

Developing sites and stages:


The Bandstand, Memorial Gardens

The Well, Broadwalk (by Brewery Shades)

The Courtyard, Crawley Leisure Park

County Mall Shopping Centre

Queens Square

Crawley Museum, The Boulevard


HMV, The Martlets*

Play within our huge HMV store from 12-2pm with live-streaming. (Bring your own PA).  


Evening music venues #aftereights 

The Old Punch Bowl, High Street

The White Hart, High Street

Octopus, High Street 


SPECIALS PROMOTIONS from town centre businesses.

Download the App SHOPPER PERKS for exclusive, local retail and hospitality offers across the town 


Get involved…

If you are a musician wanting to play, or are a BID business wanting to host joining our celebration of local music, contact


This event is organised by Crawley Town Centre BID and supported by ‘Pop Up Culture’, Crawley Cultural Quarter Development as part of the international Fête de la Musique, also known in English as Music Day, Make Music Day, or World Music Day - creating new audiences for local musicians and increased enlivenment and footfall for town centre businesses. 


FULL LINE-UP (updated reguarly)


The Bandstand, Memorial Gardens 

11.30am - 5pm

11:30 - Gossops Green Primary

12:00 - Voices of Waterfield

12:45 - 3 Times 7 

14:00 - Waking The Neighbours

15:05 - Ken Birch

15:30 - Vintage Retro 

17:00 - End


With Purbeck Ice cream van, giant deckchair and adjacent to County Mall.

The Well, High Street / The Broadwalk 

12noon – 8.30pm

Mike Dobie Celebration Stage

With Help Musicians 

& Music Minds Matter 


13:00 - Mr Spangle

14:00 - Lauren V & Mick Cook

15:00 - Invisible band

16:00 - Ed Miller Band

17:00 - Half a Horse a piece

18:00 - The Union

19:00 - Overdrive 


And headlining, by very popular demand…

20:00 - Slow Time Mondays


In the heart of the historic High Street surrounded by landmark public houses, restaurants, bars and cafes. 


The Courtyard, Crawley Leisure Park 

12.30pm – 8.30pm

Pop Up Culture Crawley presents: 

World Jazz

13:00 TBC (World Jazz)

14:00 Rebecca Askew Quintet (Women in jazz, classic arrangements)

15:00 Trevor Watts’ Eternal Triangle (Legendary Soprano Sax, World Jazz)


Audio Active take over

16:00 - Full line up to follow 

21:00 - End


Surrounded by restaurants, book your alfresco dining early. Entertainment businesses venues. Arrive early for Audio Active!


County Mall Crawley 

11am – 4pm - Musical lift by the lifts!



11:00 - Ensemble Reza



12:00 - Mia Ardinez

12:45 - Gary Taylor

13:30 - Sophie Ann

14:15 - Kevin Russell

15:00 - Daisy England

15:45 - David Tonna


Surrounded by seating, take a pause from your #Fridayfeeling shopping spree.


Queens Square

12noon - 4pm


Crawley Museum, The Boulevard 

12noon - 2pm


HMW, The Martlets

12noon - 2pm


Line up and locations subject to change. 

Locations subject to weather conditions 

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