Real Deacon Claybournes struggle to pay for healthcare

Tennessean – Real Deacon Claybournes struggle to pay for health care A Tale of Two Deacons – A True Story About Deacon Claybourne in Nashville, TN As a fan of ABC’s Nashville, I was heartbroken as a doctor frantically tried to resuscitate Deacon Claybourne during a life-saving liver transplant at the end of last season.… Read more »

The First & The Worst on April 1

This unique event will showcase some of the world’s most successful songwriters performing the first and the worst songs they ever wrote as well as their huge hits benefitting MHA. For tickets: www.3rdandlindsley.com/apr.html

Celebrity Barn Dance on March 28

Join Rodney Crowell, Vince Gill, Emmylou Harris & Cory Chisel on 3/28/15 for a wonderful music event. Tickets can be purchased at www.thebarndance.com

How MHA Heals the Music

MHA has Healed the Music by securing over $5.5 million in healthcare financial resources to music industry professionals across the nation.

Billy Block Returns to The Sutler to Benefit Music Health Alliance

  October 14th, The Billy Block show will return to The Sutler. 19th strong year in Nashville and we are going back to our roots. Billy Block has played with everyone from Billy Joe Shaver to Frank Black (The Pixies) and has hosted many local and nationally touring artists on his stage . The Billy Block show is regaining its momentum and… Read more »

MUSIC HEALS: Music’s Top 100 Feel Good Songs

Music Heals! The music you are making each day has an impact much greater than a chart position or Sound Scan report. As music makers you are helping Kenneth, a stroke survivor, learn to speak again, and you are giving Deanna, a fourteen year-old with cancer, a reason to keep fighting.

Health Care Reform and the Music Industry

The music industry is a player among the nation’s largest industries, with an economic impact of $147 billion in 6 of America’s largest cities. Despite this percieved prosperity, an estimated 76 percent of music industry professionals have no access to group health benefits.

Why Now for the MHA?

“Why are you starting a nonprofit in a down economy? Why are you focused on healthcare and health insurance when it is changing by the minute?” . . . I have been asked these questions more times than I care to count.