Music Rising

Name Music Rising

On the Web

Contact , (877) 626-2748, (615) 327-0050

Provides Instruments Yes

Provides Instrument Classes

Information, Networking, Support


Grants Yes

Performance Opportunities

Music Therapy

Music Ed. Programs & Curricula

Seeks Volunteers 0

Seeks Instruments 0

Seeks Donations See website to contribute in 3 ways:
• Direct monetary contributions via web
• Via purchase of Music Rising t-shirt
• Via purchase of special edition Gibson guitar at Guitar Center

Mission An instrument replacement fund for musicians of the Gulf Coast

What it does An initiative developed by U2`s The Edge, legendary producer Bob Ezrin and Gibson Guitar CEO Henry Juszkiewicz to raise funds to replace the lost instruments and accessories of the musicians affected by the hurricanes that devastated the Gulf Coast region. Eligibility for Music Rising grants will be managed by the MusiCares Foundation. Fund raising via direct contribution, sale of Music Rising T-shirt, and the sale of limited edition Gibson guitar available through Guitar Center stores.


Regional Yes

Region Abbreviation LA

Region Served Hurricane devastated Gulf Coast region Louisiana

At-Risk/Under-served Youth

Tax-Deductible Non-Profit Yes

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