News and Events

News and Events

Black Uhuru, a Concert to Benefit SpreadMusicNow

Sep 11, 2018

The legendary Black Uhuru is one of the most popular successful reggae group to come out of Jamaica. Although going through numerous lead singers and musicians they have remained to be one of the most recognized and prolific reggae band for over 50 years. Derrick “Duckie” Simpson is the founder and leader of the group....read more

Anders Osborne, a Concert to Benefit SpreadMusicNow

Jul 26, 2018

Between the potency of his richly detailed songwriting, his intensely emotional, soulful vocals and his piercing, expert guitar work, New Orleans’ Anders Osborne is a true musical treasure. Join us as well celebrate awesome music and support free music education for our kids....read more

Mick Jagger Online Auction is Live!

Oct 26, 2017

What’s more awesome than the Rolling Stones? A stunning piece of art featuring Mick Jagger that you can bid on to support music education. That’s right, as part of our CT Rocks! music education benefit concert on November 4th, you’ll be able to bid online for this one of a kind Mick Jagger image by the artist Robert Mars - all proceeds will go to SpreadMusicNow, providing music education to children in need....read more

CT Rocks! A Benefit Concert For Music Education

Aug 24, 2017

On Saturday, November 4th, let’s rock n’ roll together in support of a creative, smart, engaged Connecticut! Connecticut-based nonprofits SpreadMusicNow and Band Together CT join forces to offset statewide budget cuts in the arts and bring you a benefit concert in support of music education on November 4th at the Fairfield Theatre Company....read more

Preservation Hall Jazz Band at Ridgefield Playhouse

Jul 17, 2017

Preservation Hall Jazz Band (PHJB), known for their preservation of traditional New Orleans Jazz as well as bringing it to the new generation by performing with bands such as The Foo Fighters, My Morning Jacket and Trombone Shorty, will visit the Ridgefield Playhouse on July 27 with their signature high-spirited sound....read more

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue VIP Experience

Jul 14, 2017

SpreadMusicNow is presenting a unique VIP experience with Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue at Terminal 5 in NYC on October 14th, with VIP tickets benefiting the Trombone Shorty Foundation!...read more

Shorty Fest 2017

Mar 21, 2017

We're proud to support the Trombone Shorty Foundation and the Trombone Shorty Music Academy students at this year's Shorty Fest on Thursday, May 4 at the House of Blues New Orleans. It's going to be an amazing show!...read more

Rebirth Brass Band Concert to Benefit Music Ed on 12/1

Nov 22, 2016

Their signature brand of heavy funk has placed them among the world's top brass bands and they are the hands-down favorite among the younger generation. SpreadMusicNow is proud to host a VIP Meet & Greet prior to the show at 6pm with the Rebirth Brass Band and a special student performance. SpreadMusicNow will MATCH ALL FUNDS RAISED through VIP ticket sales and donations and all proceeds will benefit music education in Connecticut and New Orleans....read more

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue July 13th

Jun 03, 2016

With special guest Funky Dawgz Brass Band - New Orleans native Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews fronts Orleans Avenue, a hard-edged funk band that employs hip-hop beats, rock dynamics and improvisation in a jazz tradition....read more

Some Kind of Spark Screening May 4th

Mar 07, 2016

Some Kind of Spark is a feature-length documentary that follows five kids from the far reaches of New York City as they embark on a life-changing experience—the opportunity to study music in Juilliard’s Music Advancement Program (MAP), a Saturday outreach program for kids from communities that are underserved in the arts....read more