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There are 32 free concerts in Columbia Wednesday. Here’s where to find them

Darius Starks plays his saxophone in Columbia's Five Points.
Darius Starks plays his saxophone in Columbia's Five Points. tglantz@thestate.com

June in Columbia is so packed with music that Mayor Steve Benjamin has once again declared it Music Month in the city.

The music-making began Thursday, June 1 with the WXRY Music Crawl along Main Street and continues with a slew of concerts, festivals as well as a citywide celebration of music Wednesday, June 21, on Make Music Day..

Here’s the Wednesday lineup

BOYD PLAZA

6-7:30 p.m. Cedric Gibbs – jazz, experimental

COLUMBIA MUSEUM OF ART

12:30-2:30 p.m. Columbia Arts Academy

COLUMBIA RIVERFRONT PARK

2-2:30 p.m. Calebjustcaleb - hip-hop

DRIP ON MAIN

10 a.m.-11 a.m. Frederick Schweitz III – soul, rock, electric

12:15-1:30 p.m. Okeke – hip-hop, soul

5:15-7 p.m. Darius Starks – gospel, R&B

DRIP FIVE POINTS

4-5 p.m. Tim Hall Band - pop, jazz, country

5-5:30 p.m. Calebjustcaleb - hip-hop

5:30-6 p.m. The Hip Hop Geek - hip-hop, experimental

6-6:30 p.m. Shi’Onya Williams - hip-hop, R&B

7:30-9 p.m. Frederick Schweitz III - soul, rock

FIVE POINTS FOUNTAIN

2:30-3:30 p.m. Frederick Schweitz III – soul, rock, electric

4-5:30 p.m. The Time Pirates – Americana, bluegrass

5:45-6:15 p.m. Adam Cullum - classical, blues

6:30-7:30 p.m. S.T.A.T. – punk-rock

7:30-8:30 p.m. Dezaray Star – funk, pop

8:30-10 p.m. Fk mt. – indie rock

FREE TIMES

3:15-4:45 p.m. Gregory Duarte – indie folk

8-9 p.m. Cedric Gibbs – jazz, experimental

if ART

12:30-12:45 p.m. Calebjustcaleb - hip-hop

RICE MUSIC HOUSE, VILLAGE AT SANDHILL

1:30-3:15 p.m. Southeastern Piano Festival on the Road - classical

RICHLAND LIBRARY MAIN

3-4 p.m. Miguel Hijar - classical

SCOOPY DOO GELATO SHOP

2-3 p.m. Suzuki Strings at USC – classical, folk, kids’

6:30-8 p.m. Jaston's Voice Studio - jazz, classical

TAPP’S ARTS CENTER PATIO

11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tom Coolidge – Americana

1-2:15 p.m. The Time Pirates – Americana, bluegrass

5:15-6:30 p.m. Okeke – hip-hop, soul

6:30-7:30 p.m. The Caddy Boyz – experimental

8-9 p.m. Gregory Duarte – indie folk

THE LOCAL BUZZ

10:45-11:15 a.m. Calebjustcaleb - hip-hop

11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Todd Mathis – rock, Americana, bluegrass

VISTA BUSKING

6-7 p.m. Chase Bradley – jazz, blues, indie folk

Details: The music-making will happen all day and is free and open to the public. www.makemusiccolumbia.org

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