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COVID-19

29Jul

Foundations Helping Music

Musicians On Call is honored to highlight the valuable efforts and critical contributions of these foundations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Their support of MOC programming is providing a vital line of funding to ensure that music does not disappear for those patients, family members, and caregivers on the frontlines in hospitals across the US. Les Paul Foundation The Les Paul Foundation is providing an instrumental source of support for MOC’s COVID-19 response through a national Virtual Bedside Performance Program partnership. This partnership is enabling MOC to open virtual doors and reach patients, caregivers and healthcare staff in 8 US states with recurring live music performances amongst the challenges and weight of pandemic hospitalization. Using livestream technology, closed circuit TV systems, and tablets inside patient rooms, each program features live music, […]

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05Mar

On Call at The Bluebird C

Enjoy a night of hits at Nashville’s historic Bluebird Cafe from the comfort of your own home! Musicians On Call is teaming up with hit songwriters Ray Fulcher (Luke Combs’ “When It Rains It Pours”), Matt Stell (#1 hit “Prayed For You”) and Jameson Rodgers (#1 debut hit “Some Girls”) on Sunday, March 21 at 7:30pm CT for an exclusive livestream event, On Call at The Bluebird Cafe presented by The National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA). In addition to tickets available to the public, we will have healthcare workers from MOC’s hospital partners across the country tuning in as a special thank you for all they continue to do for their communities. In keeping with The Bluebird’s tradition of providing an affordable and intimate space to interact with the songwriters, […]

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26Feb

Artist and Brand Partners

Musicians On Call partnered with country and pop music favorites including Adam Hambrick, Andrew Jannakos, Catie Offerman, Jamie O’Neal, Jillian Jacqueline, Jon Pardi, Laci Kaye Booth, Leigh Nash, Mitchell Tenpenny, Tyler Booth, Jameson Rodgers, Drew Green, Jaden Hamilton, Joey Hendricks, Chris Bandi, Elle Winter, Bobby Rush, Dom Flemons, Taryn Pap, Tenille Townes and more to send extra love and thanks to frontline caregivers in hospitals across the country for Valentine’s Day. As part of the Frontline Valentines initiative, these artists recorded dedications especially for healthcare workers to say thank you for their continued sacrifices during the pandemic. Townes and Jacqueline also performed virtually for hospital workers at Children’s Health in Dallas and Alive Hospice in Nashville respectively. The performances were possible through MOC’s Virtual Bedside Performance Program. MOC worked with […]

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13Jan

Post Malone and Crocs Par

Musicians On Call teamed up with GRAMMY nominated artist Post Malone and footwear brand Crocs to distribute a free pair of the Post Malone x Crocs Duet Max Clog II to staff at MOC’s partner hospitals across the country. The donations impacted the frontline caregivers, housekeeping staff and other healthcare workers who care for patients in various units including COVID, cardiac, oncology, ICU, surgical care, pediatrics, hospice and many more. This gift was made in gratitude of and support for their tireless efforts in battling this pandemic. “The stress of the pandemic on staff in all areas of the hospital has been unrelenting and we have been doing what we can to continue bringing them the joy of live music. We are so grateful to Post Malone and Crocs for […]

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31Dec

Dolly Parton, Leslie Odom

To close out 2020, some of music’s most iconic artists including Dolly Parton, Kelly Clarkson, Billie Eilish, Leslie Odom Jr., Meghan Trainor, Josh Groban, HAIM, JP Saxe, Pentatonix and more brought the warmth of the holiday season to hospitals across the country! These superstars joined Musicians On Call and long-time partner Citi to deliver joyful music and seasons greetings to patients and frontline caregivers in Hope for the Holidays Presented by Citi. MOC shared the concert with our hospital partners around the country and we teamed up with the American Hospital Association (AHA) to provide access to 5,000 AHA member hospitals and health systems nationwide. The concert was available on-demand for patients to view throughout the month of December. “It’s difficult for patients and caregivers to be in hospitals and […]

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23Dec

MOC Board Member And Volu

MOC National Board Member and Volunteer musician, Kevin O’Toole, has continued to beat the odds with his cancer battle. We have been so proud of his resilience and dedication to the healing power of music, so we decided to surprise him with his first-ever visit from the patient’s side. During what Kevin thought was a National Board meeting, America’s Got Talent alum Bonavega hopped on a video call to surprise him with a Virtual Bedside Performance Program! Watch a performance highlight and see the two artists talk shop below. We’re grateful for the chance to thank Kevin for being an inspiration to us all by sharing the healing power of music with him.

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17Dec

Musicians On Call celebra

On December 16 we had the pleasure of chatting with pop music icon and dedicated Musicians On Call supporter Kelly Clarkson as she celebrated the holidays on The Kelly Clarkson Show. Joined by country music favorite Brett Eldredge, she spoke with Pete about all the ways Musicians On Call has delivered the healing power of music in hospitals during the pandemic. Pete also shared the exciting details about MOC’s Hope for the Holidays Presented by Citi virtual concert. We had a surprise of our own for Kelly as well, watch it below!

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02Dec

Darius Rucker, Jon Pardi,

Musicians On Call and artists with Universal Music Group (UMG) Nashville shared the joy of live music with patients and frontline workers in hospitals across the state of Tennessee through the “I’m On Call for Tennessee” virtual concert. The concert, hosted by Lauren Alaina and featuring performances by Darius Rucker, Jon Pardi, Maddie & Tae, Priscilla Block and Kylie Morgan is available to healthcare facilities statewide for patients and staff to enjoy throughout the month of December. “We know this has been a hard year for the patients, families and caregivers in hospitals and we wanted to let them know they are not alone, especially as we near the end of the year. We have seen music have incredible physical, mental and emotional benefits for patients and hospital staff throughout […]

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28Nov

Musicians On Call and Gib

Musicians On Call (MOC) is partnering with Gibson Gives to further MOC’s mission delivering the healing power of music nationwide. With this partnership, Gibson becomes the “Official Guitar Partner of Musicians On Call” and will support the organization through initiatives including a special monthly takeover of MOC’s Virtual Bedside Performance Program featuring Gibson sponsored artists. To launch the partnership, both organizations welcomed multi-platinum artist and five-time Latin GRAMMY winner Luis Fonsi for a special virtual performance. Patients sang and danced along as he performed their favorites including “Perfecta,” “Échame La Culpa,” “No Me Doy Por Vencido” and “Despacito.” The performance was broadcast directly to the rooms of pediatric patients at children’s hospitals across the country. Musicians On Call and Gibson Gives are also holding an exclusive online auction featuring a […]

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10Nov

Musicians On Call &

Musicians On Call (MOC) teamed up with Wrangler for a Concert For Veterans Presented by Wrangler, which featured renowned recording artists from country to pop and soul music sharing the healing power of music with Veterans across the country for Veterans Day. The exclusive concert featuring Jimmie Allen, Leon Bridges, Terri Clark, Sheryl Crow, Charles Esten, Chris Janson, Scotty McCreery, Brad Paisley, Jon Pardi, Michael Ray, Walker County and Alexis Wilkins was shared at the bedsides of Veterans in 144 VA facilities through MOC’s Virtual Bedside Performance Program. The artists offered songs of encouragement and messages of thanks to all Veterans for their service to our country. “At Musicians On Call we make sure every day is Veterans Day by bringing hope and healing through music to Veterans year round. […]

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