Nashville, Tennessee
Are you a 501(c)3, and is my donation tax deductible?
Yes, we are a licensed and registered 501(c)3. Yes, your donation is tax deductible.
Do you have a Board Of Directors?
Yes we do. (2 Attorneys. 2 Songwriters. 2 Road Managers. 1 Accountant. 1 Warden)
How are you supported?
We are supported by donations from Private Donors, Charitable Organizations, Churches, and You.
How is my Contribution used when I donate?
Travel: Flights, Fuel, Lodging, Meals, Vehicle & Equipment Rentals, Office Fees.
Recording: Staffing, equipment, audio/video editing, office fees.
Where do you go & how often ?
Prior to 2020 COVID, we have hosted 12 weeks per year in New York City Jails - 12 weeks per year in Nashville Jails - 4 weeks per year in California Prisons - 1 week per year in a North Carolina Prison. Requests in addition to these commitments are based on schedule availability, funding and COVID policies. Beginning 2021, we pre record live events in Nashville that are streamed on prison networks around the country reaching more than 100k inmates per month.
What does a typical day look like for a musician who goes in to a correctional facility?
Musicians and Crew arrive at the facility in the early morning. After a security clearance and a short amount of time for setup,  we provide a 90 minute event  with a Q & A follow up. We are sometimes allowed a meet and greet, depending on the level of security.
What kind of Jails & Prisons do you play in?
90% of the facilities we go to are Maximum Security. We occasionally go to medium security facilities.