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The New York Yankees Honor Musicians On Call at HOPE Week 2014

The New York Yankees surprise a few NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital fans with a visit from Carlos Beltran, Brett Gardner, Vidal Nuno, Adam Warren, Chase Whitley, and a bedside performance from legend Bernie Williams at HOPE Week. Watch >>


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Musicians On Call Featured in Modern Healthcare

Volunteers with Musicians on Call may not be practicing medicine, but their goal is to deliver the healing power of music. Read More >>

Gavin DeGraw and Premiere Radio’s Alissa Pollack launch Musicians On Call Bedside Performance Program for patients at City of Hope

Cancer patients at City of Hope were surprised with an intimate performance by Grammy-nominated musician and songwriter Gavin DeGraw as charity organization Musicians On Call launched a new program specifically for the Los Angeles-area cancer research and treatment center.  Read More >>

Annual Country Weekly Kick-Off Party Raises Over $17,000 for Musicians On Call

On Tuesday (6/3), Country Weekly magazine kicked off the 2014 CMA Music Festival with the annual Country Weekly Kick-Off Party powered by NASH, which raised $17,000 for Musicians On Call (MOC). Sponsored by Durango and Roper, the party was held at the Mercy Lounge in downtown Nashville, and featured music from today’s hottest country stars - Kip Moore, Frankie Ballard, and host, Chuck Wicks.  Read More >>

Musicians On Call, DC Brings International Reggae Rapper Matisyahu to Children’s National Health System

Matisyahu met and performed for patients at Children’s National Health System Psychiatric and Oncology Units where he shared personal and meaningful stories with the children.  Read More >>

Kip Moore, Frankie Ballard and Chuck Wicks Rock the Country Weekly Kick-Off Party

The healing power of music was a recurring theme at the Country Weekly Kick-Off Party powered by NASH last night (June 2) at Nashville’s Mercy Lounge.  Read More >>

Summer of Music Auction Kicks Off

Celebrity Memorabilia, Concert Tickets, Artist Meet And Greets & More From Country Music’s Biggest Stars.  Bid Now >>

Hang out poolside at the iHeartRadio Ultimate Pool Party in Miami

You and a friend could win tickets to the exclusive invite-only event and stay in style at Hotel Astor in South Beach.  Bid Now >>

Musicians On Call Awarded Grants in Nashville

We're the proud recipients of grants, thanks to the Bonnaroo Works Fund and Frist Foundation.  Read more >>

Kat Dahlia and Javier Garcia perform at the bedsides of patients in Miami

Check out their performance of Pharell's "Happy."  Watch video >>

Austin Mahone Delivers the Healing Power of Music in Miami

Musicians On Call recently welcomed superstar Austin Mahone to our bedside performance program at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital in Miami and now YOU CAN WIN Austin’s autographed guitar and handwritten sign!  Read more >>

Volunteer Alexis Babini Raises Over $800 at Benefit Concert

The band performed Disney hits to a sold-out crowd.  Alexis has volunteered regularly for Musicians On Call for over 2 years and helped launch our Virtual Bedside Performance Program.  Thanks to Alexis and The Little Mermen for supporting Musicians On Call!  Read More >>

Ray LaMontagne To Play Citi Shows to Benefit Musicians on Call

Ray LaMontagne, whose latest album “Supernova” will be released April 29 on RCA, is set to play three exclusive concerts for Citi cardmembers. The shows will take place at New York’s Town Hall on May 1, Los Angeles’ Cathedral Sanctuary on May 6 and Chicago’s Grant Park West on May 8.  Read More >>

Musicians On Call Launches Kitties On Call

Musicians On Call has entered into a exclusive partnership with many of the talented cats of America to share their musical gifts with the patients we visit.  Meet our first volunteers >>

Latin Superstar Paulina Rubio Delivers the Healing Power of Music in Los Angeles

Musicians On Call recently welcomed Latin superstar and X-Factor judge Paulina Rubio to our bedside performance program at Mattel Children’s Hospital at UCLA, in Los Angeles.  Watch Video >>

Catch Amos Lee Live This Fall and Win an Autographed 

A letter from Musicians On Call President, Pete Griffin

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107.5 The River’s STAR PARTY with Colbie Caillat, A Great Big World and Hot Chelle Rae Raises Over $13,000 For Musicians On Call Nashville  

Caillat Helps MOC Nashville Launch 13th Weekly Bedside Performance Program at The Children’s Hospital at TriStar Centennial.  See Photos >>

Musicians On Call Names Pete Griffin President

In his new role, Griffin will lead strategic development, increase fundraising to expand MOC programs to new communities, help strengthen and elevate the MOC brand and work to ensure the patients, partners, volunteers, musicians and supporters all have a first class experience.  Read more >>

Nashville Volunteer Megan Ruger is the newest addition to Blake Shelton's team on NBC's The Voice

Check out our very own Nashville Volunteer Megan Ruger performing for the judges of reality talent show, NBC's The Voice. Join us in rooting for her this season on The Voice!  Watch video >>>

Imagine Dragons teams up with Musicians On Call Nashville

On Feb. 24th, GRAMMY award winning band Imagine Dragons teamed up with Musicians On Call to host an exclusive Listening Party for patients and families at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt.  View Photos >>

Darren Criss raises over $100,000 in Birthday fundraising campaign 

Darren Criss fans can donate via Prizeo to win an all-expense paid trip to visit him in Los Angeles.  Learn More >>

Musicians On Call Secret Admirers Make Volunteers Their Valentines

Check out special Valentine's Day dedications to our volunteers.  View Photos >>

VIDEO: A special thank you to our volunteers

Watch the video on our volunteer blog.  View blog >>

Just Announced: Matt Nathanson headlining WXPN’s Musicians On Call benefit concert 

Matt Nathanson has been tapped to headline WXPN’s upcoming Musicians On Call benefit, taking place at World Cafe Live on February 20th.  Get Tickets >>

Lauren Alaina Surprises Patients, Families and Staff at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt with Holiday Caroling

To the delight of patients and staff, Alaina spent time with each of the families learning about their own holiday traditions and encouraging them to join her in singing some holiday carols.  The Georgia peach brightened spirits with classics including “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” “Jingle Bells,” “Santa Clause is Coming to Town,” “Jingle Bell Rock” and “Silent Night.” See Photos >>

Ne-Yo Performs at 2013 DC Annual Holiday Benefit Concert

On Dec. 12, Musicians On Call celebrated the season with guests at the 2013 Annual Holiday Benefit Concert at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C. The private benefit concert featured a performance from multi-platinum, three-time GRAMMY Award winner, Ne-Yo. The legendary MC Lyte was also on stage to warm up the crowd of over 1,000 guests.  See Photos >>

Rock A Patient's World Spotlight: Jocelyn

I think I've always known about the healing power of music. When I was 10 years old, I underwent a major surgical procedure. Listening to my favorite music in the hospital - anything by James Taylor - calmed me. As my headphone lines intertwined with my IV and epidural lines, music helped me heal.  Read blog >>

A farewell message from Dr. Leslie Faerstein

Read letter >>

NYC YPC Hosts Charityoke and Meets 2013 Fundraising Goal

The event marked the end of the fundraising year for the YPC, who met their goal of raising $10,000 to launch a new Bedside Performance Program at Trump Pavilion for Nursing and Rehabilitation at Jamaica Hospital, Queens.  Read more >>>

Musicians On Call Launches Volunteer Blog

All year round, we are inspired by the stories we receive from volunteers, patients, healthcare staff, and families who have seen the healing benefits of music firsthand.  We've launched a new blog to share these stories.  Learn more >>

Amos Lee will be honored at City Hall 

The singer, whose roots lie in South Philly and South Jersey, will receive a mayoral proclamation for both his musical output and his work with charities like Musicians on Call and Farm Aid.  Read more >>

Kelly Clarkson Helps Raise Over $106,000 for Musicians On Call in a Record-Breaking, Sold-Out Sixth Anniversary Celebration

In a rare, intimate setting for the superstar, Clarkson performed to a sold-out crowd at Hard Rock Cafe in downtown Nashville for the MOC Nashville sixth anniversary party presented by Citi.  See photos >>

Musicians On Call DC Salutes Veterans on MyFoxDC

DC Program Director Katy Epley and Volunteer Ken Wenzel appeared on MyFoxDC this morning to salute our Veterans with a special song. Find out how you can bring live music to our Veterans all year round.  Watch Video >>

This Veterans Day, help deliver live music to Veterans all year round

Become a Gold or Bronze Star Hero and deliver the healing power of music to Veterans.  Learn More >>

New York YPC Presents CHARITYOKE On Dec. 12th

Belt out your holiday favorites with the MOC Young Professionals Committee during their final fundraiser of the year.  Proceeds will help sponsor a hospital room where a Musicians On Call volunteer performs weekly.  Get Tickets >>

Groupon Grassroots features Musicians On Call Bedside Performance Program

Groupon Grassroots has featured Musicians On Call in its latest online deal.  Learn More >>

Help Deliver the Healing Power of Music using AmazonSmile

Musicians On Call is now a member of the AmazonSmile program, where Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organizations selected by our customers.  Learn more >>

$10,000 Grant Awarded to Musicians On Call's D.C. Branch by the Verizon Foundation

The Verizon Foundation generously granted $10,000 to Musicians On Call in support of its Bedside Performance Programs in Washington, D.C. These funds will enable MOC to continue delivering the healing power of music to patients, families and caregivers at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Children's National Medical Center and the Washington, D.C. VA Medical Center.  Read More >>

New York Volunteer Khaya Cohen Makes X Factor Top 12

Check out her awesome performance of "Mercy" from last night's show.  Watch video >>

Florida Georgia Line to Headline Billboard Touring Conference Concert, Benefiting Musicians On Call

Breakout country duo Florida Georgia Line will rock AEG Live's Best Buy Theater in New York on Nov. 13 when they perform a special anniversary benefit concert celebrating Billboard's 10th Annual Touring Conference & Awards.  Read More >>

Musicians On Call Launches Bimonthly Virtual Bedside Performance Program with Community Services, Inc.

In conjunction with Queens, NY-based Selfhelp Community Services, Inc., Musicians On Call has embarked on a bi-monthly interactive Virtual Bedside Performance series, reaching homebound seniors in the New York City area via Google Hangout.  See Photos >>

WXPN Musicians On Call Releases a New Project Playback

Local singer-songwriter Scot Sax has released the most recent musical result of Project Playback, the pioneering segment of XPN’s Musicians on Call program that works with local community organizations to provide songwriting workshops.  Read More >>

Musicians On Call Nashville Announces Kelly Clarkson for Sixth Anniversary Concert Presented by Citi Private Pass November 14th

The Nov. 14 event presented by Citi Private Pass will showcase Clarkson in the intimate setting of downtown Nashville's Hard Rock Cafe, located at 100 Broadway.  Learn More >>

Darius Rucker honors NBC's Lester Holt, donates signed guitar to benefit Musicians On Call

Watch the video for a special song Rucker wrote for the occasion and check back out the special auction item Rucker donated.  Watch Video >>

New York Volunteer Khaya Cohen Performs LIVE on X Factor

Check out our very own New York Volunteer Khaya Cohen performing for the judges of reality talent show, X Factor. Join us in rooting for her this season on the X Factor!  Watch Video >>

Download a new song by Amos Lee, “Chill In The Air” and support WXPN Musicians On Call

Philly singer-songwriter Amos Lee releases his new album, Mountains of Sorrow, Rivers Of Song, on October 8th.  Download a new song >>

New York YPC Marquee Event Featuring Vanessa Carlton Raises $5,400

Vanessa performed songs from her upcoming album to be released next year  and shared her own Musicians On Call volunteer experience.  See Photos >>

Musicians On Call Featured in Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals Blog

Musicians are making the rounds at Jefferson. They’re performing here to boost the spirits of our patients.  Read More >>

NYC Young Professionals Committee Hosts Sold-Out Charity Wine Tasting at Moore Brothers Wine Company 

The YPC raised over $1,800, enough to sponsor 3 hospital programs for one year.  See Photos >>

Catch Amos Lee Live This Fall and Win an Autographed Guitar

Musicians On Call supporter Amos Lee will tour the U.S. this fall in support of his fifth studio album, Mountains Of Sorrow, Rivers Of Song.  Read More >>

Congratulations to Board Member, Marcie Allen, Featured in Billboard Magazine's Top 40 Under 40.

See the distinguished list and learn about her accomplishments.  Read More >>

Musicians On Call Names New Nashville Program Director, Coordinator

Musicians On Call (MOC) recently promoted Dana Sones to Program Director for Nashville from her previous role as Coordinator.  Read More >>

MOC has taken over NYC streets!

We're on a scavenger hunt for our ads.  Find one, snap a photo and use #musicheals.  Read more >>

107.5 The River's STAR PARTY With Ed Sheeran Raises Over $22,500 For Musicians On Call Nashville

Sheeran Delights Sold-Out Crowd with Over Two Hours of Music.  See Photos >>

Meet Justin Bieber When the Believe Tour Hits Your City This Summer

Bid on your chance to meet Justin plus 2 great seats in Newark or Washington, DC.  Brooklyn coming soon!  Bid Now >> 

Musicians On Call's Glenn Sweitzer Wins Telly Award for Brantley Gilbert Veterans Day Video

Video producer Glenn Sweitzer has been named as a Bronze winner in 34th Annual Telly Awards’ Internet/Online Programs, Segments or Promotional Pieces in the Charitable/Not-For-Profit category. Sweitzer garnered the honor for producing a Veterans Day video featuring Brantley Gilbert.  Watch Video >>

MOC NYC Young Professionals Committee Raises $800 to Sponsor a Hospital Room

On June 26, Musicians On Call NYC YPC held another installment of its Volunteer Spotlight Series at the Living Room.  The event raised over $800, enough to sponsor a hospital program for one year where a Musicians On Call volunteer performs weekly.  See Photos >>

Country Weekly Kick-Off Party Raises $13,000 for Musicians On Call Nashville

Easton Corbin, Dustin Lynch, Greg Bates, and Chris Janson give special performances in support of the healing power of music.  See photos >>

Get 'Loud and Unplugged' with Juanes and Musicians On Call

Here’s your chance to meet Juanes, see an incredible show and help rock a patient’s world!  Read More >>

Members of Lady Antebellum Visit Kravis Children's Hospital at Mount Sinai for Musicians On Call/Citi

Charles Kelley and Dave Haywood of the Grammy Award-winning trio Lady Antebellum.  See Photos >>

Musicians On Call Launches "Project Playback" in Nashville

MOC Helps Residents of Bordeaux Long-Term Care Write and Record Music CD.  Watch Video >>

Hunter Hayes sits down with MTV Act

 

GRAMMY nominee Hunter Hayes talks with MTV Act about his volunteer experience with Musicians On Call.  Watch Video >>

Citi Presents Lady Antebellum's "GOLDEN" Release Show Tuesday, May 7, 2013 in New York City

The celebration will feature an intimate performance by the multi-platinum award-winning trio and the performance will benefit Musicians On Call.  Read More >>

Musicians On Call Launches Virtual Bedside Performance Program

Musicians On Call launched the Virtual Bedside Performace Program on Google+ Hangout On Air.  Volunteer Alexis Babini played for patients at Duke Children's Hospital and UNC Children's Hospital from the Musicians On Call Headquarters in New York via video conference. Read More >>

Jackson National Community Fund (JNCF) awards grant to Musicians On Call Nashville 

Jackson National Community Fund (JNCF) awarded Musicians On Call Nashville a grant to help fund Project Playback at Bordeaux Long Term Care.  See Photos >>

Musicians On Call Supporter, Lauren Germaine, Raises Over $3,000 through Rock A Patient's World

On March 24, 2013, Musicians On Call supporter Lauren Germaine completed the North Carolina Half Marathon at Charlotte Motor Speedway, in honor of Musicians On Call.  She raised over $3,000 to sponsor six hospital rooms where a Musicians On Call volunteer musician will play weekly.  Read More >>

NBC Features Musicians On Call

Since the feature aired, we have been overwhelmed by the kind words from supporters.  Read More >>

NBC Nightly News Features Darius Rucker, Randy Houser, and Musicians On Call “Making A Difference”

Top country music artists Darius Rucker and Randy Houser have both started the new year off with successful music releases, but they are also being recognized for their volunteer work with Musicians On Call.  NBC’s Lester Holt recently traveled to Nashville, Tenn. to join Rucker and Houser as they performed and visited with patients at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt through the MOC Nashville branch.  Watch Video >>

Musicians On Call Recognizes National Salute to Veteran Patients Week

Check out behind the scenes footage of a Nashville VA Bedside Performance Program with Brantley Gilbert. Watch Video >>

Vanessa Carlton and John McCauley from Deer Tick Perform for Patients

On January 31st, Vanessa Carlton and John McCauley from Deer Tickperformed at the bedsides of patients as a volunteer of Musicians On Call. Hear them describe their experience as Musicians On Call volunteers.  Watch Video >>

The Lone Bellow Share Their Musicians On Call Experience

On January 17th, The Lone Bellow performed at the bedsides of patients as a volunteer of Musicians On Call. See Video>>

Ke$ha Rocks Out at RIAA 2013 Presidential Inaugural Charity Benefit

On Jan. 21, Musicians On Call welcomed guests at the RIAA's Presidential Inaugural Charity Benefit at the 9:30 Club in Washington DC. See Photos >>

Kelly Clarkson Spreads Holiday Cheer at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital with Musicians On Call Nashville

The Christmas spirit was alive and well when the multi-platinum-selling singer-songwriter Kelly Clarkson stopped by Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt yesterday afternoon to sing and celebrate the season with patients, staff and families through Musicians On Call (MOC) Nashville.  Read More >>

 

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