New York Made Music

To accompany Clarence Eckerson’s StreetFilm, here are some images from the first annual Make Music New York event…







Flickr Photos: ianqui, lisabeebe, miqflickr, dave00327. Also, Ethan Kent and Dave Surgan.


StreetFilms: Make Music New York

Make Music New York A Streetfilm by Clarence Eckerson, Jr. Running Time: 3 minutes 18 seconds Make Music New York is New York City’s version of the international Fête de la Musique, which took place yesterday in 340 cities around the world. Clarence Eckerson, the bicycling videographer of StreetFilms, endured two thunderstorms to bring you […]

Leave Your iPod at Home Tomorrow

The first annual MAKE MUSIC NEW YORK is coming to New York tomorrow, Thursday, June 21. For one day, public space throughout the five boroughs — sidewalks, parks, community gardens, and more — will become impromptu musical stages, dance floors, and social meeting points for 550 different musical acts. Time Out New York provides a […]

Streetfilms: Going Car-Free in Milwaukee

Summer Streets may be getting most of the attention lately, but New York isn’t the only US city opening its streets to public use. On a recent visit to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Streetfilms contributor Nick Whitaker captured two car-free events happening at once. First, the Brady Street Festival, which has roots going back to the 1970s, […]