Music For MS Logo

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Steel City Con

category: Event, News, Press Kit, Steel City Con

Don’t forget Sat Dec 9 from 6-8 PM is the Charity Quick Sketch Discount tickets to Steel City Con still available Win a wonderful work of art for only a $1 chance & help #EndMS

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MuSic For MS 2017 Photos

category: Event, Media, News, Performances 2017, Photos, Press Kit

Thankyou for everyone who helped make #MuSic4MS another magicalfestival.

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Please share

category: News, Performances 2017, Press Kit

We’re asking for your help. Please like👍 and share♺ our stuff http://MuSicForMS.org/tickets http://musicforms.org/category/artists/scheduled-artists-2017 http://musicforms.org/2017-poster/ https://www.facebook.com/musicforms.org https://twitter.com/MusicForMSPgh https://www.instagram.com/music4ms https://www.youtube.com/user/MusicForMSPgh  

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Schedule of Events 2017

category: News, Press Kit

MuSic for MS – Schedule of Events – August 12, 2017 3:00 PM Gates Open 3:30 PM Opening Welcome Michele Michaels 3:30 PM  NA Fiddlers/Choral 4:20 PM Tullycavy 5:15 Bell School of Irish Dance 5:45 PM Mark Dignam & The House of Song 7:05 PM Séamus Egan Project 8:20 PM Donna the Buffalo The Perseids – [More]

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It’s getting close

category: Artists, Media, News, Photos, Press Kit

It’s getting close, please help us promote MuSic For MS it will be here before you know it. Please help 💗 promote the event any way you can. Here are some links to share: MuSic For MS.org/tickets MuSic For MS.org/category/scheduled-artists-2017 MuSic For MS.org/2017-poster facebook.com/musicforms.org Twitter.com/MusicForMSPgh

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2017 Poster

category: Artists, News, Photos, Press Kit

Please share our 2017 MuSic For MS Poster and help us #EndMS If you know of a neighborhood bulletin board or coffee☕shop that allows them, please print & put one up Print 2017 poster: Post card size 4 per page Poster 8.5 x 11 – pdf 11 x 17 – pdf

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Steel City Con Charity Quick Sketch 4-8-17

category: Event, Media, News, Photos, Press Kit

Thanks to the Steel City Con for allowing us to participate in the Charity Quick Sketch and thanks to the great artists who volunteered their time and amazing talent. Due to everyone’s generosity we raised $1,354. And thanks Fantasy Artist Ed Beard Jr Artist Workshop for putting this shindig together. #CharityQuickSketch is always soooo much fun – [More]

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WalkMS 2017

category: Event, News, Press Kit

Come visit the MuSic For MS booth at #WalkMS 2017 Pittsburgh, April 23 at Point State Park You can also join or donate to our walk Team MuSic For MS. It will be a fun morning to help #EndMS

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Donna the Buffalo

category: Artists, Donna the Buffalo, Media, News, Performances 2017, Press Kit, Video

Donna the Buffalo will be celebrating their 29th year together. In this video from 2008, they talks about their history, their fans & their music. See them Feb at The Rex & at MuSic For MS 08.12.17

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Mark Dignam – And You Went to New York City

category: Artists, Mark Dignam, Media, News, Performances 2017, Press Kit

A terrific tune from Mark Dignam called And You Went to New York City. Enjoy Mark’s music and help #EndMS Aug 12 at #MuSic4MS Early 🐔 discounted tickets available until Feb 28, Hurry! MuSicForMS.org/tickets

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Mark Dignam and The House Of Song

category: Artists, Mark Dignam, Media, News, Performances 2017, Press Kit, Video

Born in Ireland, Mark Dignam grew up in the adventurous North Side Dublin suburb of Finglas, His father was a truck driver, his Mother was a typical Irish housewife of the time, except she sang around the house – a lot. MarkDignam.com A noticeable vocal talent led him to dream big and to leave the – [More]

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The Séamus Egan Project

category: Artists, Media, News, Performances 2017, Photos, Press Kit, Séamus Egan, Video

In 2017, Séamus Egan, founding member of the seminal band Solas, will be touring for the first time ever, as The Séamus Egan Project, bringing along friends and musical guests, and introducing fans to both the entirety of his immense and influential catalog of music, as well as new music he’s never recorded or performed – [More]

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Check Presentation 2016

Richard Woodruff

category: Board of Directors, Photos, Press Kit

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Check Presentation 2016

$47,500 Check Presentation 2016

category: Board of Directors, Event, Media, News, Photos, Press Kit

Last night MuSic For MS President Michael Arnold presented our check for $47,500 to Kim Fecich of the National MS Society, PA Keystone Chapter at their Annual Meeting. Also there, our board members Richard Woodruff & Jim Lillicotch Some wonderful folks all helping to EndMS

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Announcing a $47,500 donation – thank you

category: Board of Directors, Media, News, Performances 2016, Press Kit, Video

Announcing a $47,500 donation to the National MS Society, PA Keystone Chapter from #MuSic4MS 2016. That makes over $137.000 in our first 3 years. The President of MuSic For MS, Michael “Mitch” Arnold expresses his thanks and hopes for everyone living with MS

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Steel City Con 1612

category: Media, News, Press Kit, Steel City Con, Video

Ever wonder what goes on at the Charity Quick Sketch, at the @SteelCityCon? Let us let you in on a really cool secret🎈☺🎈 There isn’t a more fun way to raise money for a great cause #MuSic4MS @MSPAKeystone #FUNdraiser

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Welcome to MuSic For MS 2016

category: Artists, Performances 2016, Press Kit, The Jakobs Ferry Stragglers

Thanks Jakobs Ferry Straglers for a wonderful day of Music, Food, Fun & Dancing to benefit the PA Keystone Chapter of the National MS Society

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Cyndi Zagieboylo

category: Media, News, Performances 2016, Press Kit, Speaker, Video

Cyndi Zagieboylo, President of The National MS Society speaking at MuSic For MS

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SpeakerRonna Delitto – Yes You Can Dance

category: Media, News, Press Kit, Speaker, Video

Ronna Delitto speaking at MuSic For MS about YesYouCanDance.org and how Dancing and of course MuSic can be the #BestMedicine. Help out a great group if you can. YesYouCanDance.org

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NA Folk Chorale 2016

category: Artists, Media, NA Fiddlers & Folk Chorale, News, Performances 2016, Performances 2017, Press Kit, Video

Thanks again to the wonderful kids for singing their hearts out to help End MS

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More pics from Ed Adams

category: Artists, Driftwood, Media, NA Fiddlers & Folk Chorale, News, Performances 2016, Photos, Press Kit, River Whyless, The Black Lillies, The Jakobs Ferry Stragglers

More pics from Ed Adams https://edadams.smugmug.com/Concerts/Music-For-MS-2016

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Lightning and Thunder Jam

category: Driftwood, News, Performances 2016, Press Kit, River Whyless, The Black Lillies, The Jakobs Ferry Stragglers, Tullycavy

Lightning ended the MuSic For MS show early, but those of you that hung around got treated to a wonderful acoustic jam session from our artists. Here’s some of it for those of you who missed it.

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Hashtag for the festival

category: Media, News, Photos, Press Kit, Video

Please use #MuSic4MS when you post your pix and find our Snapchat MuSic For MS Filter

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Music For MS 2016 Commercial

category: Artists, Driftwood, Media, NA Fiddlers & Folk Chorale, News, Performances 2016, Press Kit, River Whyless, The Black Lillies, The Jakobs Ferry Stragglers, Tullycavy, Video

Please share our new 2016 commercial and help us ‪#‎EndMS‬

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Brian McGaughey

category: Board of Directors, Press Kit

Six years ago, my wife Amy and I, purchased a fixer-upper home in Hampton on a quiet 4 acre parcel at the end of a private road. What we did not realize when we moved in was that on many weekends, we would be treated to free music cascading through the wooded back area of – [More]

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2016 Poster Print

category: Media, News, Photos, Press Kit

Please share our 2016 Music For MS Poster Free neighborhood bulletin boards work well, be nice & ask first Print: Post card size 4 per page – pdf Poster 8.5 x 11 – pdf 11 x 17 – pdf

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BIG ANNOUNCEMENT!

category: Artists, News, Press Kit, The Mulligan Brothers

7-15-2016 BIG announcement!  FREE show! Thanks to the support of our generous sponsors, we are able to open the doors for you to attend the August 11 Music For MS Kick-Off Event at the Rex Theater featuring The Mulligan Brothers and Molly Alphabet. As of today, we are eliminating ticket fees for the August 11 – [More]

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Print a gift certificate

category: News, Press Kit

Here’s an easy, but GREAT gift. Buy a 4 or 10 pack of tickets then come back to this page, download, print the gift certificates, then hand them out to your family and friends. (Not an actual ticket, you’ll still need your original ticket at the gate) Save the Date Champagne Gift Certificate Gift Certificate

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$45,000 Donation!!!

category: Media, News, Photos, Press Kit

MuSic For MS President Mitch Arnold and board member Jim Lillicotch present PA Keystone Chapter of the National MS Society President Anne Mageras with our donation for this year of $45,000 at tonight’s board meeting. That makes a 2 year total of $85,00 in donations. Thanks to everyone for your help. We couldn’t have done – [More]

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Crowd Shots & Speakers 2015

category: Media, Performances 2015, Photos, Press Kit

Some of our favorite Crowd Shots & Speakers from MuSic For MS August 15, 2015 at Hartwood Acres.

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Artist Quick Sketch

Thank You Steel City Con

category: News, Press Kit, Steel City Con

A BIG Thank You to the Steel City Con for allowing us to raffle off tickets to the Artist Quick Sketch yesterday. Because of you, the generous artists and the wonderful people attending we were able to raise $913 for Music For MS and National MS Society, PA Keystone Chapter

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Download our 2015 program

category: Artists, Performances 2015, Press Kit

Download our 2015 program (pdf)

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Mitch and Maddie on Pittsburgh Today 2015

category: Media, News, Press Kit, Tullycavy, Video

Mitch and Maddie did a wonderful job talking about Music for MS on Pittsburgh Today last Friday morning

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Help us spread the word

category: News, Press Kit

Just a little over 2 weeks to go. Please help us spread the word. ☑ Tell everyone you know to attend ☑ Like, comment on and share our Facebook and Twitter posts ☑ Use hashtag #Music4MS everywhere ☑ Print our poster & put them up Thanks & See You There!

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Music For MS Poster

Our 2015 commercial

category: Media, News, Press Kit, Video

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2015 Schedule

category: Artists, Humming House, Media, News, Performances 2015, Press Kit, The Black Lillies, The Mulligan Brothers, Tiger Maple String Band, Tullycavy

Aug 15, 2015 NA Fiddlers & Vocal Chorale – 3:30 to 4:00 pm Tiger Maple String Band – 4:15 to 5:00 pm Maddie Arnold – 5:15 to 6:00 pm Mulligan Brothers – 6:15 to 7:15 pm Black Lillies – 7:30 to 8:45 pm Humming House – 9:00 to 10:15 pm

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The Beginnings of ‪‎Music For MS‬

category: News, Press Kit

A story about The Wolfsons, MNOJ and the beginnings of ‪#‎Music4MS‬ Hampton music lovers pay it forward with traveling musicians Read more:

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2015 Artists

category: Artists, Humming House, Performances 2015, Press Kit, The Black Lillies, The Mulligan Brothers, Tiger Maple String Band, Tullycavy

Back by popular demand for 2015 Humming House! www.humminghouse.com At once danceable and reflective, familiar and nostalgic, Humming House is a musical experiment gone right. Woven together from diverse backgrounds (Americana, classical composition, bluegrass, soul, and traditional Irish music), their playground of musical exploration has something for every generation. Unmistakable pop sensibilities mixed with a – [More]

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My Story

category: News, Press Kit

Jim@MusicForMS.org 412.608.4361 Hi, my name is Jim Lillicotch. I’m on the board of Music For MS. Here’s my short story. Back in 2013, some folks came to the MS Society that wanted to help contribute by having a music festival and donating the proceeds. Is the answer to that anything but yes? It also happened – [More]

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MS Awareness Week Proclamation

category: Media, News, Press Kit

County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and Mayor Bill Peduto proclaimed March 2nd at MS Awareness Day in Pittsburgh. Watch the Court House Courtyard turn orange‬ all week. #‎MSAwarenessWeek‬, March 2-8 ‪#‎TurnItOrange‬ ‪#‎EndMS‬ ‪#‎MSAwareness‬

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Announcing the North Allegheny Fiddlers & Vocal Chorale

category: Artists, News, Performances 2015, Press Kit

Announcing the N.A. Fiddlers will perform at MuSic For MS 2015! The N.A. Fiddlers, under the direction of Dennis Morton, a string teacher within the North Allegheny School District, was organized in 2002 for students within the district interested in expanding their love and knowledge of music. The students representing the N.A. Fiddlers are in – [More]

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The Black Lillies and Ticket Specials

category: Artists, News, Press Kit, The Black Lillies

♬ We have two very exciting announcements to make for MuSic For MS 2015. First, The Black Lillies have joined the lineup! With Humming House, The Mulligan Brothers, Tiger Maple String Band and Maddie Arnold and Friends already on board, we may be presenting the best day of music in Pittsburgh for the Summer of – [More]

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Check Presentation

category: News, Press Kit, Sponsor Packages

Presenting a $40,000 check at the Pennsylvania Keystone Chapter’s annual meeting, November 19, 2014 Congrats and thank you to all who helped support our inaugural event. We have set our heights even higher for 2015!

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John Platt speaking at Music For MS

category: News, Press Kit, Video

MS Activist John Platt speaking at Music For MS on Aug 16, 2014. John is walking and running the distance of 52 marathons in 52 weeks this year. John is also a person living with MS.

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The Mulligan Brothers

Announcement – The Mulligan Brothers

category: News, Press Kit

Announcing The Mulligan Brothers will be appearing at Music For MS, Aug 15, 2015, at Hartwood Acres

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miles for Smiles run

Miles For Smiles

category: News, Press Kit

Our Music For MS fearless leader, Michael Mitch Arnold turning in a more than respectable 5 mile time in the Miles For Smiles, MS run at North Park Lake. Our team is considering a team relay for the Pittsburgh Marathon. More on that later.

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Download our sponsorship package

category: News, Press Kit, Sponsor Packages

Here’s a link to download and print our sponsorship package in pdf – 2015 Sponsorship Package You can also view the levels and request more information on this page

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Music For MS Sponsorship

category: News, Press Kit, Sponsor Packages

Hi Everyone, Considering how quickly we put it together, the first Music For MS was a wonderful event. We just started in November and we’re already a 501 3 c Last year even though we got a late start, we still did really well and are going to donate $40K to the MS Society. This – [More]

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Thank You Everyone

category: News, Press Kit, Sponsor Packages

On behalf of the “MuSic for MS” Board of Directors and the Western Pennsylvania Chapter of MS we offer our sincere thanks to our 2014 sponsors for your generosity through the sponsorship of our inaugural “Roots MuSic Festival.” The festival, held on August 16th at the main stage of Hartwood Acres, was an overwhelming success. – [More]

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$40,000 donatio to the MS Society

Announcing a $40,000 Donation

category: News, Press Kit, Sponsor Packages

Thanks to your wonderful generosity we will donate $40,000 to the Pennsylvania Keystone Chapter of the National MS Society this year. The check was presented at the society’s annual meeting in November. Not bad for a first try, stay tuned.

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Sponsorship Packages

category: News, Press Kit, Sponsor Packages

Please consider sponsoring MuSic For MS

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Photos from Music For MS 2014

category: Media, News, Photos, Press Kit

Here are some to start

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Music for MS on Pittsburgh Today Live

category: News, Press Kit, Video

Plugging our fesitval on local TV .

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More publicity

category: News, Press Kit

We got a very nice mention from High Octane Music News. Check it out. highoctanemusicnews.com/inaugural-roots-music-fest-pittsburgh

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Download Our Flyer

category: News, Press Kit

Please download our flyer, print it and put it up if you have a public bulletin board at your library, coffee shop, etc. Only post in places where it’s allowed MusicForMS.org/Flyer.pdf

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