The Detroit School of Rock & Pop has announced the formation of a sister organization called Live the Music Foundation.
According to a press release, “Its goals are to raise money for scholarships for students that can't attend our school and to raise money to help provide equipment for our students so they can continue to bring live music to our community.” More information can be found here.
The organizers add, “Our first event is a fundraiser on February 19th at The Magic Bag in Ferndale. It's called "The Bucket List Show." It will feature three bands from our school. Our DSRP Super Band with the best kids in the building, one of our adult program bands called "Happy Hour" and our Faculty Band with a special adult student guest, Kevin Rushton. This guest Kevin, is one of our first adult students we ever had. He believed in us in the beginning, and has been around since. Through our school, he has learned how to live a life with music in it, and has been very open in allowing us to use him as a means to inspire others to live and give a life of music to those beyond ourselves. We are lucky to have such a great guy as our student. This will be a wonderful evening for everyone involved as our faculty perform his "bucket list" of tunes.”
A worthy cause indeed.Follow @City_Slang
We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Detroit Metro Times. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Detroit Metro Times, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.
Email us at email@example.com.
Detroit Metro Times works for you, and your support is essential.
Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of Detroit and beyond.
Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.
Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep Detroit's true free press free.