Preserving the soul of America’s Music

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OUR MISSION


The Music Maker Relief Foundation, a 501c3 non-profit, was founded to preserve the musical traditions of the South by directly supporting the musicians who make it, ensuring their voices will not be silenced by poverty and time.

Music Maker will give future generations access to their heritage through documentation and performance programs that build knowledge and appreciation of America’s musical traditions.

PROGRAMS


CULTURAL ACCESS

Live Performances + Exhibitions + Documentation + Education

MUSICAL DEVELOPMENT

A&R + Instruments + Tour Support + Promotion

MUSICIAN SUSTENANCE

Emergency Aid + Monthly Stipends + Social Services

What We’ve Accomplished


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Performances

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Artists Supported

Meet the Music Makers

HEAR THE MUSIC MAKERS

“We are the Music Makers” showcases the work we’ve done over our 20-year history. From the most ardent music lover to newcomers to the MMRF mission, this 2-cd album has something for everyone.

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Blog

Dave McGrew – Somewhere Between Truth & Sanity OUT May 26th!

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Etta Baker statue to be unveiled on Thursday

By: JUSTIN EPLEY May 22, 2017 On Thursday, one of Morganton’s most...

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Tour Schedule

02 Jun 2017

Freight Train Blues: Alabama Slim & Little Freddie King

at the Carrboro Town Commons in Carrboro, NC
Time: 6:30 pm Price: FREE

02 Jun 2017

The Mix Up All-star Revue

at the The Bullpen in Durham, NC
Time: 8:30 pm Price: FREE

03 Jun 2017

Alabama Slim

at the The Bullpen in Durham, NC
Time: 8:30 pm Price: FREE

08 Jun 2017

Deep Roots Community Concert feat. Music Maker Blues Revue

at the Delta Arts Center in Winston-Salem, NC
Time: 6:00 pm Price: FREE

09 Jun 2017

Freight Train Blues: Music Maker Blues Revue feat. Albert White, Lil’ Joe & Thomas Rhyant

at the Carrboro Town Commons (Farmers' Market) in Carrboro, NC
Time: 6:30 pm Price: FREE

09 Jun 2017

ZooCrü

at the The Bullpen in Durham, NC
Time: 8:30 pm Price: FREE

10 Jun 2017

Music Maker Blues Revue: Albert White & Eddie Tigner

at the The Bullpen in Durham, NC
Time: 8:30 pm Price: FREE

11 Jun 2017

The Como Mamas

at the Chicago Blues Festival in Chicago, IL
Time: 12:00 pm Price: FREE

16 Jun 2017

Freight Train Blues: Lightnin’ Well & the Glorifying Vines Sisters

at the Carrboro Town Commons in Carrboro, NC
Time: 6:30 pm Price: FREE

16 Jun 2017

The Glorifying Vines Sisters

at the The Bullpen in Durham, NC
Time: 8:30 pm Price: FREE

17 Jun 2017

Matt Walsh

at the The Bullpen in Durham, NC
Time: 8:30 pm Price: FREE

23 Jun 2017

Pat “Mother Blues” Cohen

at the The Bullpen in Durham, NC
Time: 8:30 pm Price: FREE

24 Jun 2017

Thomas Rhyant’s Sam Cooke Revue

at the The Bullpen in Durham, NC
Time: 8:30 pm Price: FREE

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SHOP MUSIC MAKER

Captain Luke T-Shirt

$20.00

Etta Baker – Railroad Bill 12” Vinyl

$18.00

Ironing Board Sam: Super Spirit

$14.00

We are the Music Makers! 2-CD Set

$15.00

What is worth keeping is worth passing on,

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