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Thanks to all of you who made it a magical day. If you couldn’t stay around last night, it was an amazing ending🧡 Sketch said after the show that if you have a whole box of fireworks & only a few minutes, just light ’em all off at once🎆
A note about today’s weather forecast: Music For MS is a “rain or shine” event. The music will continue despite rainfall. Please dress for the weather. If weather-related conditions occur that threaten the safety of attendees, performers and/or crew, we will temporarily suspend the music. In the event of dangerous lightning the Allegheny County Police – [More]
We have some really good news👍 Welcome Roux Orleans Catering Michael Barnes is a New Orleans native who moved to Pittsburgh’s East End in 2014 with his family. While he worked in restaurants throughout his life, Chef Mike realized that he could add his own flavor to the ‘Burgh through his food. He created Roux – [More]
category: 2018, Event, Jimbo & the Soupbones, Johnny Sketch and The Dirty Notes, Media, NA Fiddlers & Folk Chorale, News, Performances 2018, Press Kit, Sponsors, The Red Beans & Rice Combo, Tullycavy, Water Seed
Download our program (pdf)
We’re trying something new this year, a silent auction. Do you think we can get some cool prizes donated to auction off? We hope so. Please share. If you, your group or someone you know would like to donate a gift basket to auction at #MuSic4MS please let us know – auction@MuSicForMS.org
category: Artists, Jimbo & the Soupbones, Johnny Sketch and The Dirty Notes, Media, NA Fiddlers & Folk Chorale, News, Performances 2018, Press Kit, The Red Beans & Rice Combo, Tullycavy, Video, Water Seed
MuSic For MS ➄ Please share our commercial #EndMS by having Fun! Sat Aug 18 at Hartwood Acres Tickets 🎫 MuSicForMS.org/tickets
BIG Announcement!!! We know that living with MS can be a balancing act, but we believe that our event should be THE summer celebration for the local MS community. So to help make that true, anyone living with Multiple Sclerosis can now get two free tickets to #MuSic4MS. One for you to use and another – [More]
MuSic For MS 5 30 second commercial Please share
Want to put your business’s name on a really cool event? MuSic For MS is an annual family friendly MuSic Festival held at Hartwood Acres Park. In our 1st 4 years we have donated $162, 500 to the PA Keystone Chapter of the National MS Society and we aim to make this year’s festival the – [More]
Thank You Steel City Con for another amazing #CharityQuickSketch Special thanks to Fantasy Artist Ed Beard Jr, Wayno, NJJ Studio & many other amazing artists who helped us raise $1,325 to help #EndMS Next up Aug 11 facebook.com/events/179815689314497
category: Jimbo & the Soupbones, Johnny Sketch and The Dirty Notes, Media, NA Fiddlers & Folk Chorale, News, Performances 2018, Photos, Press Kit, The Red Beans & Rice Combo, Tullycavy, Video, Water Seed
Hartwood is a wonderful place to see a show & we’ve had some really fun times over the years, to help #EndMS 👪 👨👩👧 👨 🎶 🥂💃🕺 👌 👧👦 Please join us at MuSic For MS, we have an Amazing Lineup Scheduled to Appear: 🎶 Johnny Sketch ♫ Water Seed ♪ Jimbo & the Soupbones – [More]
Please share our 2018 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 2018 poster: Post card size 4 per page Poster 8.5 x 11 – pdf 11 x 17 – pdf
#MuSic4MS Artist Announcement📣 Our Headline Act! Johnny Sketch and The Dirty Notes 🎶 Be There! A danceable jazz🎹blues🎺funk♥rock🎸band from New Orleans. #EndMS #HaveFun👍🎶💃🕺🎈🍔🍷
Water Seed is a funk party band with New Orleans jazz 🎶MuSic💃🕺Dancing👌Fun🍔Food🍷Drink to help #EndMS #SaveTheDate
MuSic For MS Artist Announcement!!! Round 2 Jimbo & the Soupbones Twice won “Best Band in Pittsburgh” Funk ?? Soul ?? Rock & Blues that will fill @Hartwood with a big easy sound ??
MuSic For MS ➄ Artist Announcement!!! Round 1 You’ve probably met Wayno Illustration if you’ve been to our tee shirt tent. He designs our shirts every year & that has made him World Famous🤣 They’re collectors editions & only available at our merch tent. Wayno is also in a fun band called The Red Beans – [More]
#EndMS – This $30,000 donation brings MuSic For MS total donation to @PAKeystone $162,500 in 4 years. Not too shabby #MuSic4MS President Mitch Arnold, Sharon Kelley, Dick Woodruff. @PAKeystone President Anne Mageras, Susan Cook Please consider sponsoring a wonder festival and great cause in 2018 MuSicForMS.org/sponsor
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
Thank you for everyone who helped make #MuSic4MS another magical festival.
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]
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
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
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]
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
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
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
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]
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]
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
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
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
Thanks Jakobs Ferry Straglers for a wonderful day of Music, Food, Fun & Dancing to benefit the PA Keystone Chapter of the National MS Society
Cyndi Zagieboylo, President of The National MS Society speaking at MuSic For MS
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
Thanks again to the wonderful kids for singing their hearts out to help End MS
category: Artists, Driftwood, Media, NA Fiddlers & Folk Chorale, News, Performances 2016, Performances 2017, Performances 2018, Photos, Press Kit, River Whyless, Speaker, The Black Lillies, The Jakobs Ferry Stragglers
More pics from Ed Adams https://edadams.smugmug.com/Concerts/Music-For-MS-2016
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.
Please use #MuSic4MS when you post your pix and find our Snapchat MuSic For MS Filter
category: Artists, Driftwood, Media, NA Fiddlers & Folk Chorale, News, Performances 2016, Performances 2017, Performances 2018, Press Kit, River Whyless, Speaker, The Black Lillies, The Jakobs Ferry Stragglers, Tullycavy, Video
Please share our new 2016 commercial and help us #EndMS
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]
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
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]
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
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]
Some of our favorite Crowd Shots & Speakers from MuSic For MS August 15, 2015 at Hartwood Acres.
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
Download our 2015 program (pdf)
Mitch and Maddie did a wonderful job talking about Music for MS on Pittsburgh Today last Friday morning
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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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
A story about The Wolfsons, MNOJ and the beginnings of #Music4MS Hampton music lovers pay it forward with traveling musicians Read more:
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]
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]
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
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]
♬ 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]
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!
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.
Announcing The Mulligan Brothers will be appearing at Music For MS, Aug 15, 2015, at Hartwood Acres
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.
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
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]
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]
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.
Please consider sponsoring MuSic For MS
Here are some to start
Plugging our fesitval on local TV .
We got a very nice mention from High Octane Music News. Check it out. highoctanemusicnews.com/inaugural-roots-music-fest-pittsburgh
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
All proceeds benefit the Pennsylvania Keystone Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society