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Uptown Circle, Normal, IL 61761

Make Music Normal is an all-ages, free-to-attend festival taking place annually in Uptown Normal. Featuring some of the region's best musical acts spanning all genres.

The first wave of performers for Make Music Normal has been announced. Of particular note is Saturday night headliner, blues virtuoso and Bloomington native Matthew Curry. Curry is making his Make Music Normal debut. A mixture of returning favorites and acts making their debut include:Chicago Farmer & the Field Notes, Dan Hubbard with Matthew Pittman, Alabama Getaway feat. Edward David Anderson, Disorganizer, Glenn Wilson & Friends, Straight Answer Jazz Trio, Taylor Steele & the Love Preachers, V8 Vast Change, and Wayward Motel. This year’s focus was to bring back acts that had been slated to take part in the 2020 event. However, the festival continues to offer opportunities for open mic and sit-in sessions.

Places to stay nearby...

Hyatt Place Bloomington/Normal


Hyatt Place in Normal, IL is adjacent to Uptown Station’s various public transportation services, enabling ease of access in and around Central Illinois.

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Marriott Hotel & Conference Center Normal


Bloomington-Normal's Marriott is the only AAA Four Diamond Property between Chicago and the Mississippi River.

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Hampton Inn & Suites - Normal


The Hampton Inn & Suites hotel in Bloomington-Normal is within walking distance of the Shoppes at College Hills.

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