Darius RuckerMusicians On Call opened its first national branch in Nashville, TN on April 1, 2007. MOC has partnered with the Department of Cultural Enrichment at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and has served over 100,000 individuals since June 2007.

Our programs in Nashville include: Vanderbilt University Medical Center's Adult Hospital (4 weekly programs) Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt (3 weekly programs), Bordeaux (a skilled nursing facility that is part of Nashville's city healthcare system), VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System's Nashville and Murfreesboro campuses, Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital, Alive Hospice and TriStar Centennial Medical Center Women’s and Children’s Hospital.  Check out some of our Nashville Volunteers.


Nashville News

Nashville YPC 2nd Annual We Run the Row 5K Raises Over $2,000

On Friday, September 19th, Musicians On Call wrapped up an incredible Summer as the Benefiting Sponsor for the second annual “We Run the Row” 5k charity run.  We are honored to receive the event proceeds and thankful for the hard work put in by event managers, along with the incredible support from MOC’s Young Professional Committee members. Read More >>

Charles Esten Performs For Veterans at the Nashville VA

On September 30th, Charles Esten, star of ABC's hit show Nashville, met and performed for patients at the Nashville VA where he delivered the healing power of music to the veterans. See Photos >>

Sam Hunt, RaeLynn and The Shires Highlight Record-Breaking Nash Country Weekly Kick-Off Party

The sold-out event raised over $40,000 to help bring music to the bedsides of patients in healthcare facilities.  Learn More >>

Tin Pan South Hosts Songwriters to Benefit Musicians On Call

On March 27th, NSAI’s Tin Pan South hosted its Songwriters Festival Presented by Regions Bank in Nashville. We are honored to be selected as the beneficiary of the 23rd annual songwriters event.  See Photos >>

Kelsea Ballerini Brightens the Day of Patients in Nashville

We're thrilled to have Kelsea join us as a Volunteer Musician at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt.  See Photo >>

Nashville Volunteer Matt Snook Joins Team Blake on NBC's The Voice

Check out his interview and join us in rooting for him throughout the season.  Watch Video >>

Hospitalized Veterans Receive Valentine's Day Serenades from Lauren Alaina and Musicians On Call Volunteers

Uber Delivers Serenades On Demand Across Nashville.  Watch Video >>

Nashville Holiday Heroes Party with The Script Raises Nearly $60,000

We rang in the holidays in Nashville with The Script and honored some of our own Holiday Heroes, volunteer guide Melinda Dale, and volunteer musicians, The Shuggah Pies.  See Photos >>

Kelly Clarkson Brings Holiday Cheer to Patients in Nashville

Kelly put on an intimate holiday concert for children and families at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt's theater Friday morning and then spent the whole afternoon going room to room visiting and playing for kids who were not able to come down for the concert. See Photos >>

Musicians On Call Receives Grant

We are also honored to have been awarded a $4,500 grant from The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee to support our Bedside Performance Programs in Middle Tennessee! We are extremely grateful to the Robert K. Zelle Fund to Support Children's Educational Programs Associated with Symphonic Music and Helping Children Heal: A Fund for the Healing Arts of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee for their generous support of our mission. 

Musicians On Call Young Professionals Committee to Host We Run the Row 5k

The Women's Music Business Association together with Musicians on Call are proud to announce the Inaugural We Run the Row 5K on Saturday, September 13th, starting at 6:00pm in the heart of Music City. The 3.1 mile course will travel on closed roads through the heart of Music Row. Included in each racers goody bag are: 1 post-run concert ticket at Tin Roof on Demonbreun, 1 beer ticket, and a commemorative race shirt.  More info >> 

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 Awarded Grants in Nashville

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

TPAC Auctions Million Dollar Quartet Guitar

Our friends at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center auctioned a one-of-a-kind guitar by Stars on Guitars artist, Jo Getz, inspired by Million Dollar Quartet.  Learn More >>

The Big Payback Raises $1,315!

Musicians On Call was proud to join other Nashville nonprofits in today's community-wide, online giving day, The Big Payback, hosted by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee.  Thanks to our community supporters, we raised $1,315, enough to sponsor two rooms where Musicians On Call volunteers visit weekly.  

Nashville Young Professionals Committee Raises $1,000 at Sunny Side Up

Thanks to the generosity of the event's attendees, the event raised $1,000, enough to sponsor two hospital rooms where Musicians On Call volunteers visit weekly in Nashville.  Read More >>

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 >>

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 >>>

Musicians On Call Enlist Imagine Dragons and Josh Thompson to Deliver the Healing Power of Music

Musicians On Call (MOC) Nashville welcomed two very special music guests last week.  Both rock band Imagine Dragons and country artist Josh Thompson made surprise visits to local healthcare facilities through Musicians On Call.   Read More >>

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 >>

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 >>

Rodney Atkins Visits Nashville VA on Veterans Day

On November 11th, country star Rodney Atkins visited the Nashville VA to brighten the day of patients on Veterans Day.  Watch Video >>

Musicians On Call Nashville Hosts 6th Annual Volunteer Appreciation Night 

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Musicians On Call Nashville Hosts Volunteer Spotlight Series on Oct. 28

The event featured special performances from Flyte Three, Maddison Grigsby, Heidi Raye, Andrew James, Alan Crist, and Kevin Kelly. Learn More >>

Musicians On Call Nashville Announces Kelly Clarkson for Sixth Anniversary Consert 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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

Get Access to the SOLD OUT 107.5 Star Party Featuring Ed Sheeran

The 107.5 Star Party featuring Ed Sheeran on July 8th is SOLD OUT!  Did you miss out?  Check out our auctions where you can bid on tickets and autographed guitars.  Bid Now >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

$2,900 Grant Awarded to Musicians On Call by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee

Musicians On Call has received a $2,900 grant to deliver the healing power of music to hospitalized patients through the live Bedside Performance Program.  Read More >>

Martina McBride Raises Over $35,000 for Musicians On Call at Nashville Fundraiser

Republic Nashville recording artist, Martina McBride, performed to a sold out Hard Rock Cafe Nashville crowd on Friday, Nov. 16 with all proceeds directly benefitting Musicians On Call.  Read More >>

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Brantey Gilbert Makes A Special Visit to Nashville VA Hospital

This Veterans Day (11/12) was an especially memorable one for Brantley Gilbert, who spent the morning with Musicians On Call visiting veterans at Nashville's VA Hospital.  Read More >>

Nokia Music Thrills with Launch Event in Nashville, TN at the Country Music Hall Of Fame And Museum 

Nokia Music, Nokia’s new free music streaming service, held its exclusive launch event in Nashville, TN in the rotunda at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.  The event hosted by Billboard’s Ray Waddell, benefitted Musicians On Call.    Read More >>

Martina McBride To Perform For Musicians On Call Nashville’s Five Year Anniversary, November 16

Country star Martina McBride will be performing a rare, intimate performance at the Hard Rock Cafe in downtown Nashville on Nov. 16 to celebrate the five year mark of Musicians On Call’s (MOC) committed service to Music City. Read More >>

Peter Frampton Shows Support for Musicians On Call

Musicians On Call greeted one of its first supporters, Peter Frampton, at a Musicians On Call Nashville event on October 10.  See Photos >>

Musicians On Call calls on Eli Young Band

Musicians On Call, which brings live and recorded music to the bedsides of patients in health care facilities, is getting a booster shot from Nokia Music.  Read More >>


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