Pasadena celebrates music June 1 at free city-wide festival

Imagine …more than 150 artists performing in over 30 impromptu public places…for free! That’s what Make Music Pasadena is all about.

This weekend Pasadena comes alive with music from all genres and locales and it’s totally free to the public. Donations are accepted ($5 requested) and will help to keep the annual festival free.

The schedule includes: Youngblood Hawke (above), Tanlines, The Rebel Light, The Lonely Wild, and more. Stages will be set at such hot spots as Levitt Pavilion, and Pasadena Museum of California Art.

Tanlines performs at 5:45 pm at the Playhouse District Eclectic Stage

None can argue that Pasadena is one of the most beautiful cities in Southern California. Beautiful surroundings set to music — what a great way to celebrate the first day of June.

Parking: There will be many public and private parking options near all stages.

Metro: The Metro Gold Line has stops located within walking distance of every main stage.

Metro Discount: Show your valid Metro pass or Metro Rail ticket at the Tampico truck at the Old Pasadena stage, 1 E. Colorado Blvd and receive a free 20oz refreshing Tampico beverage.

Bus: To travel between stage locations, take the ARTS Bus Route 10 for FREE. This bus will be free on June 1 from 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM for Make Music Pasadena. 

The Rebel Light performs at 8:30 at Pasadena’s Old Town Pub Emerging Indie Stage

To find out more, and for the complete lineup and how you can donate, visit: Make Music Pasadena