On July 28 MusiCares, in conjunction with the Detroit Federation of Musicians and AFM local unions in Ann Arbor, Mich., Flint, Mich., Pontiac, Mich., and Toledo, Ohio, will sponsor a free dental clinic for southwest Michigan and northwestern Ohio music professionals at the historic Michigan Theater. All eligible music professionals will receive a complete dental exam, bitewing X-rays and a dental cleaning free of charge. All appointments must be scheduled in advance. Contact MusiCares at 877.303.6962 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and to apply.
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Seattle-based rock band the People Now will host an all-ages benefit show for MusiCares on Aug. 20 at Showbox at the Market in Seattle. The performance lineup will feature Nine50Nine, an incarnation of several Seattle-based music alumni including Cameron Brownfield, Dave Krusen (formerly of Pearl Jam), Alan Hunt, and Ty Willman (formerly of Green Apple Quick Step), among others. Advance tickets are available online at www.ticketmaster.com, or you can charge by phone at 800.745.3000.
In advance of the nationwide screenings of God Bless Ozzy Osbourne, on Aug. 22 producer/filmmaker Jack Osbourne and Eagle Rock Entertainment will host a special private preview of the documentary benefitting the MusiCares MAP Fund at the ArcLight Cinerama Dome in Hollywood, Calif. Exclusive ticket packages will be sold in an online auction from Aug. 15–19 at www.charitybuzz.com, with proceeds benefitting the MusiCares MAP Fund, which provides access to addiction recovery treatment and sober living resources for members of the music community.
MusiCares, Smile Programs… The Mobile Dentists and the Louisiana Cultural Economy Foundation Healthcare Initiative are partnering to provide a dental clinic featuring dental screenings, teeth cleaning and X-rays to uninsured music professionals in need. These treatments will be provided free of charge to pre-screened pre-approved applicants on a first-come, first-served basis. Those wishing to take advantage of this service must be able to provide documentation of at least five years of work in the music industry. If professional music industry experience is less than five years, eligibility can also be determined through credited contribution to at least six commercially released recordings or videos (singles). To schedule a dental appointment, contact MusiCares at 877.626.2748.
MusiCares, in partnership with Foundations Recovery Network, is proud to announce Power, Fame & Recovery: Addiction, Health And Wellness In The Public Eye, a conference taking place Sept. 26–29 at the Breakers in Palm Beach, Fla. The conference will explore the dynamics of addiction and recovery among public figures, including elected officials, artists, musicians, and high-ranking executives, and will provide insight into enhancing the quality of care, professional responsibility and integrity in serving this unique population. Visit www.foundationsevents.com for more information.