Mayor Bill de Blasio has designated June as New York Music Month, an initiative that includes resources for musicians, conferences, workshops, and free shows, as well as the already-announced Governors Ball, Northside Fest, Make Music NY, and the opening weekends of SummerStage and BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival.

Another highlight of New York Music Month is the 2000+ hours of free rehearsal space that will be made available at Spaceworks' 20 studios. NYC-based musicians are eligible to take advantage of this promotion, which is being underwritten by The Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment. To start, request a Spaceworks card, and register at Spaceworks. The Spaceworks studios are located in Long Island City (four dance/theater studios and one music studio), at Williamsburgh Library (one multi-purpose rehearsal room, one music studio and four visual arts studios), and at Brooklyn Conservatory of Music (thirteen music studios and one multi-purpose rehearsal room). Visit Spacework's site for more information about their locations.

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