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– Develop documentaries, albums and tours with underserved artists
– Develop and share educational materials across diverse platforms
– Subsidize costs associated with presentations for schools and organizations
– Subsidize costs associated with in-service professional development days for school districts, educators and administrators
– Provide informative and exciting sound check experiences to communities on our tour schedule
– Purchase tickets for communities to attend our events and in some cases, bring our documentary & tour performers to communities demonstrating need and access.


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      “Discover the heart of The Crescent City in Take Me to the River New Orleans. Director @themartinshore weaves social, cultural, and musical history in this compelling documentary. Narrated by John Goodman, it features legendary figures like @irmathomasnola and ledisi bridging generations through music.”

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      Join us tomorrow, Thursday September 28th at 5pm PST, on @fansbelonghere to watch a live stream of our Take Me To The River All-Stars @hobnola show we had in May 2022! 🎶

In celebration of New Orleans music month, this live stream features the remarkable talents of @lutherdickinson, @codydickinson, @galacticfunknola bassist Robert Mercurio, @joeashlar, @ivanneville, @ianneville504,  @bigchiefmonkboudreaux, Big Chief @bo.dollisjr, @getchasumjelly, and @themartinshore.

Filmed live at the House of Blues in New Orleans, the show was the perfect kick-off to the second weekend of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, and it's available to you for a limited time.

With special guests and incredible talent throughout the evening, this on-demand stream delivers musical magic — with soulful sounds and electrifying rhythms, it's a journey through the heart and soul of New Orleans music.

This is a FREE livestream, giving you the chance to make a meaningful impact by supporting our mission to empower underserved artists and educate communities through your generous donations.
      Watch our 2018 @npr @tinydesk concert on @youtubemusic! 🎶

Featuring Take Me to the River Memphis: @bobbyrushbluesman, @williambellmusic, @frayserbizzle, @alkaponememphis, @rev.charleshodges, LeRoy Hodges, @ashton_riker, @evvie_music, @jamelmitchell, @sainomo, and more!
      Behind the scenes during the recording of “House of the Rising Sun” by the Take Me to the River All-Stars featuring @therealbobbykimball and @andersosborne. 

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