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26Oct

The Healing Power of Musi

As fans from near and far descended on Nissan Stadium in Nashville to watch the Tennessee Titans take on the Buffalo Bills for Monday Night Football, the Titans shared the spotlight with Musicians On Call as part of its participation in the NFL’s Crucial Catch campaign. The Titans and sponsor Wesley Mortgage selected MOC to be the featured Community Hero during the game for our work delivering the healing power of music to hospitalized patients, including those battling cancer. During the game the Titans shared the stories and impact of MOC’s programs, and the MOC team had the opportunity to attend the game and give a wave on the big screen from the Wesley Mortgage Deck. The NFL launched its Crucial Catch campaign in 2009 to help fight cancer through […]

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15Sep

Creating Moments That Are

With just one song in a hospital lobby in New York City 22 years ago, Musicians On Call co-founders Michael Solomon and Vivek J. Tiwary witnessed the healing power of music for the first time. Seventeen years later, MOC celebrated the milestone of delivering the joy of live music to half a million patients, families and caregivers. And now – in just five short years – thanks to innovations in the Virtual Bedside Performance Program and the dedication of MOC Volunteers, we are nearing one million people played for in healthcare facilities nationwide! That’s one million smiles from special memories connected to music. One million moments to stop and take a calming breath. One million people who experienced the healing power of music for themselves. Join us in being One […]

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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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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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04Feb

Boyz II Men Brings “Mot

Musicians On Call is grateful for the support of The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and Spotify with their annual fundraiser. This annual charity event featured a live performance by Certified-Diamond-selling recording artists, Boyz II Men, and an appearance by guest DJ Jerzy. RIAA President and CEO/ MOC Board Chair Mitch Glazier and MOC Board Member Diane Pearson represented Musicians On Call and spoke during the show. The crowd danced to their classic jams like Motownphilly and slowed down for their platinum-selling ballads like End of the Road. The event took place not long after their GRAMMYs memorial performance in honor of Kobe Bryant. Proceeds from the event benefit MOC’s Bedside Performance Program in healthcare facilities in Washington DC’s greater metropolitan area, including Children’s National Medical Center, Virginia Hospital […]

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18Dec

Musicians On Call And The

Musicians On Call partnered with the Grand Ole Opry on Saturday, December 14 to bring holiday cheer to Veterans, their families and caregivers at the Alvin C. York Campus of the VA Medical Center in Murfreesboro. MOC’s Opry Circle Throwdown featured live performances by multi-platinum entertainer and Opry member Chris Young, Grammy-nominated, Platinum-certified singer/songwriter Cassadee Pope and singer/songwriter and star of CMT’s NASHVILLE Charles Esten. “At Musicians On Call we believe that every day should be Veterans Day, which is why we regularly serve our country’s servicemen and women by sharing the healing power of music at their bedsides at VA Hospitals around the country. We were thrilled to partner with the Grand Ole Opry to show our gratitude this holiday season with a special concert just for them,” said […]

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20Nov

Musicians On Call Celebra

Musicians On Call brought together supporters from the past two decades for its 20th Anniversary Celebration Presented by Citi on November 19 at Edison Ballroom. The event celebrated the organization’s impact on patients, families and caregivers across the country and raised $500,000 for its programs delivering the healing power of music. The night featured special performances by multi-platinum singer/songwriter Gavin DeGraw and singer/songwriter and star of TV’s NASHVILLE Charles Esten. Musicians On Call Co-Founders Michael Solomon, Co-Founder and Partner of Brick Wall and 10x Management, and Vivek J. Tiwary, Founder and CEO of Tiwary Entertainment Group and Lead Producer of Broadway’s newest musical Jagged Little Pill, were honored during the event, each receiving MOC’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Thanks to their vision of bringing the joy of live music to patients […]

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03Jun

Musicians On Call Celebra

Celebration concert honored Shane Tarleton, Lauren Alaina and Charlie Cook; featured performances by Cale Dodds and Blake Shelton. hosted the 20th Anniversary Kickoff Celebration Presented by Pepsi at the CMA Theater at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, raising $325,000, the most funds raised at a MOC event in Nashville to date. This exclusive concert celebrated the organization’s 20th anniversary of delivering the healing power of music and featured a live performance by headliner Blake Shelton and Cale Dodds. The top honoree of the night was Shane Tarleton​, SVP of Artist Development for Warner Music Nashville, who was recognized as the organization’s first Lifetime Achievement Award recipient and was awarded the first Platinum Guitar. Shane was recognized by his close friend Chandra LePlume, MOC Volunteer Brandon Ray, and […]

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19Apr

Musicians On Call And Bla

Nonprofit Will Present Its First Lifetime Achievement Award To Shane Tarleton, Leadership In Music Award To Charlie Cook And Music Heals Award To Lauren Alaina At Special Celebration Event At The CMA Theater In Nashville Musicians On Call is hosting its 20th Anniversary Kick-Off Celebration in Nashville on Friday, May 31 at the CMA Theater. The event will celebrate the organization’s 20th anniversary of delivering the healing power of music nationwide and will feature a headlining performance by Warner Music Nashville superstar Blake Shelton and an opening set from labelmateCale Dodds. Shane Tarleton, longtime MOC supporter and SVP of Artist Development for Warner Music Nashville will be recognized as the organization’s first Lifetime Achievement Award recipient at the event for his decade-long support of MOC as an Advisory Board Member. […]

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04Feb

RIAA And Spotify Honor Th

Musicians On Call partnered with The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and Spotify to present A Night to Honor the Power of Music on Wednesday, January 30 at the 9:30 Club. This annual charity event featured a live performance by multi-platinum GRAMMY winner, and 2019 GRAMMY Award nominee, Miguel and an appearance by guest DJ Jerzy. Proceeds from the event benefit MOC’s Bedside Performance Program in healthcare facilities in the greater metropolitan area, including Children’s National Medical Center, Virginia Hospital Center and the Baltimore VA Hospital, as well as its programs serving Veterans nationwide. Since 1999, MOC has delivered the healing power of music to more than 700,000 individuals nationwide. Of those, MOC has served more than 60,000 Veterans in 19 VA hospitals, including Walter Reed National Military Medical […]

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