Make Music VT at Grand Isle State Park

Make Music Vermont is a grass roots public music festival taking place all across Vermont on June 21, 2016. Anyone who finds themselves in Vermont on June 21st will be able to take part in the fun although if you find yourself in a Vermont State Park you will be in for a special treat. As an added bonus numerous Vermont State Parks will be hosting free live music during the afternoon! For a map of concert sites and the Make Music VT / international Make Music Day app, visit The Make Music VT volunteer concert coordinator at Grand Isle State Park is Max Weltman. The park is located at 36 East Shore South, Grand Isle.

Grand Isle State Park Make Music VT Schedule:

1:00pm KiefCatcher 1:50pm Daphnee Vandal 2:40pm Myles Doesn'tPlayThis 3:30pm Lil Benny 4:20pm A2VT 5:10pm No Cons (Musik and John Stone) 6:00pm Plastique Mammals 6:50pm Coquette 7:40-9:00pm Open Jam Session



Risen from the holy flames of Saint Michael the archangel and heavily influenced by Black Sabbath, Sleep, and Weedeater, KiefCatcher melds chunky riffs with spacey lyrics to create a foot-stomping, head-banging soundscape for all to savor.



Musik (Max Weltman)

Musik (Max Weltman) is an artist with big ideas. He comes at music from many angles and his open mind has propelled him to attack music with a creative energy unique in the execution and in the sounds. He is a beatmaker who combines production with live saxophone and rapping with lyrics that will give your brain a workout. He is also a member of No Cons with John Stone and Myles Doesn'tPlayThis with Kyle Ross.


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(FIND HI-REZ) Daphnee-Vandal

Daphnee Vandal

Daphnee Vandal is an artist from Shelburne, Vermont, who brings a high-level of passion to her music. She plays violin, guitar and sings and can cover a wide base of musical ground with her talents. Photo: Marc-André Quenneville Photographe




Plastique Mammals

Founded in the summer of 2015, Plastique Mammals are a loop-based instrumental rock duo from Burlington, Vermont. Uniting reverb-heavy, ambient alternative with elements of punk and pop, Plastique Mammals drive forward with quirky melodies that melt into rich chords.

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Coquette is a wildly energetic American indie band with Franco Anglo roots based in Central Vermont, consisting of Cobalt Tolbert (guitar), Angus Davis (bass) and Titien Tolbert (drums). Meeting the first day of High School, they immediately started playing music together. Several incarnations later, including a run as a successful acoustic cover band named Carter Glass, Coquette emerged in the Spring of 2013. Influenced by Prog Rock and Punk, they have created a varied, frenetic kind of Alternative Rock, with a strong focus on composition. They released their first EP “The Mandrill” with Vincent Freeman of Green Mountain Records in September of 2013 and their sophomore EP, “Separatio” in November of 2014. They play regularly in Montpelier, have played several festivals around Vermont, occasionally headlining. They are continually writing new material, play at any opportunity they can grab, and have plans to conquer first New England, then The World!

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Lil Benny Nduwayo

Lil Benny's love for music started in the refugee camp. His family owned a church. Every Sunday he heard Burundian traditional church music. Outsider the church, he heard African popular music from artists such as Awilo longomba, Fela Kuti, and Papa Wemba. When he came to the United States, he was introduced to Michael Jackson, James Brown, Elvis Presley, and Little Richard. These influences have made him into the artist he is today. His music is very diverse. His music has a combination of three different genres, Afro Pop, Reggae, and Hip Hop. As an artist, Benny's goal is to make people dance.


Myles Doesn'tPlayThis

Myles Doesn'tPlayThis is a jazz duo consisting of Kyle Ross on guitar and Max Weltman on the saxophone and rap vocals. They play standard-based jazz both classic and original, and always putting a twist with insightful rap lyrics in their songs. They are from Sherbrooke, Quebec and met in jazz combo class at Bishop's University. They both have a passion for jazz and doing new things with the art form that has exceeded the limits of a classroom.


John StoneJohn Stone

John Stone is a hip-hop artist from Burlington, Vermont, with influences from rock, alternative, electronic and hip-hop genres. With a message of positivity and building others up, he creates feel-good music, encouraging people to do what they love in life. He is also a member of No Cons with Musik.

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