Street Music Week Returns to Appleton on June 13th

The 10th annual event will be hosted by Heid Music and run through June 17th

Published Tuesday, June 14, 2022

An annual celebration of local musicians coming together to showcase their talents, while raising money for individuals facing hunger in the local community, returns to Appleton on June 13th.

The 10th annual Street Music Week, hosted by Heid Music, will once again benefit the state’s largest local food bank, Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin.

“Street Music week is something we have been proud to help facilitate for the last decade,” said Heid Music President, DeDe Heid. “We are grateful to the incredible community of musicians who have come out and donated their time and talents to inspire people to donate funds to support the efforts of Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin.”

Local musicians will perform outside along College Avenue from noon to 1 p.m., Monday, June 13th through Friday, June 17th. Musicians—of all skill levels—are invited to grab an orange donation bucket from Heid Music and post up on College Avenue to play for donations. Visitors to College Avenue can make a huge impact with just a one-dollar donation and provide four meals.

On Thursday, June 16th there will be an additional nighttime concert at Jones Park in Appleton. New this year, Appleton Downtown Creates will host musicians downtown on Friday, June 17th as part of the fundraising effort from 5-8 p.m.

“Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin is extremely grateful to be involved with Street Music Week,” said Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin President and CEO Patti Habeck. “Every year we look forward to working with Heid Music and Appleton Downtown Inc. to celebrate how music can bring us together to solve hunger.”

Street Music Week is presented by Nicolet National Bank, Klink Equipment and Cellcom.

 

About Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin:

Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin is the leading hunger relief organization in the state with locations in Milwaukee and the Fox Valley. Founded in 1982 by the Rotary Club of Milwaukee, Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin is a local and independent member of the Feeding America network. Driven by our mission to solve hunger and our vision of a hunger free Wisconsin, we are bringing more people together around the table to collaboratively address the root causes of hunger. Together with our 400+ member organizations, we serve nearly 500,000 people across 35 counties in eastern Wisconsin each year, including 124,000 children and 41,000 seniors.

About Heid Music

For three generations spanning over 70 years, Heid Music has been a community music resource, aimed at educating and entertaining students and musicians in all things music. Its goal is to bring music to communities and students through sponsorships and performer partnerships. With locations in Appleton, Green Bay, Madison, Oshkosh and Stevens Point, Wis., Heid Music offers an array of new and used instruments for sale or rent, including band and orchestra instruments, acoustic and digital pianos, guitars and drums, and much more. Featuring Wisconsin’s largest selection of sheet music, Heid Music also carries a variety of amps, accessories and gift items, offers private and group lessons, and provides instrument repair services. Visit HeidMusic.com for more information or to purchase instruments and accessories.

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