The first-ever Make Music Normal festival featured more than 20 free performances at five locations in
The two have performed in other groups, but never together, Burke said.
"I don't think we have anywhere near enough live music in the area," said Burke, who started playing publicly as a street performer in
"I like going to anything that is close to me that I can walk to," she said. "There is quite a bit of variety with the music."
Kutash hopes the music festival becomes an annual event, which is the hope of town officials.
"This is happening right here in your own backyard," Kutash said, as an acoustic act played near the intersection of
"I think music is what makes the world go round. It keeps people young," Bach said as he prepared to go on stage. "Music is a universal language."
Performances also took place at
"I just like music in general. Anything that is about promoting local and live music, I'm all about it," she said. "This is a great event and I hope it grows."
Such events are good ways to expose children to live music, she said.
"Local musicians are real; the stuff you hear on the radio is not personable," Trimble said. "This is the kind of stuff that needs to be going on in our area."
"With live music, it's always difficult to provide venues for people to play. This is a great opportunity to support musicians," he said. "This keeps music alive and keeps people interested in live music."
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