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September 15, 2014

Tunes For Tots


Widespread Panic believes that art education, and in particular music education, is integral to the overall education and advancement of children. Art allows for personal expression, appreciation of ideas, celebration of cultural awareness, sharing emotions, and gives purpose to life. Widespread Panic agrees with research findings that art education supports more traditional academic subjects as well as being a worthy pursuit in its own right. 

Widespread Panic’s 2016 Tunes For Tots benefit concert - December 29th at The Ryman Auditorium

This show is SOLD OUT. Reserved Seating. 

Concert: doors 7pm, Showtime 8pm. 

VIP Cocktail party with the band and Concert!  Party:  5-6:30p   Doors:  6:30p

The VIP party with the band includes complimentary premium cocktails and heavy hors d’oeuvres and a 2016 Tunes for Tots poster autographed by the band.

Important information: This is a Ticketless Entry Event. You must bring your photo ID and the Credit Card used to purchase the ticket for entry. The tickets are non-transferable and require the purchaser to swipe their credit card at the venue's doors to gain entry. 
Questions - email 

Tunes For Tots began in 2005. Widespread Panic held their first Tunes for Tots charity VIP cocktail party and concert at Atlanta's Roxy Theater, raising over $100,000 to purchase musical instruments for Georgia Public Schools. To date, the organization has raised over $2,000,000.

Hear the band tell the tale of Tunes for Tots.

Widespread Panic 2013 Tunes for Tots Benefit: "Thank You" Video 

For photos of the event and past school recipients visit us on Facebook
To purchase a copy of the show visit


2005 -2007– The Roxy in ATL

2008 – Tabernacle in ATL

2009 – No Event held

2010 – The Center Stage ATL

2011 – Georgia Theatre ATH

2012 – The Fillmore Charlotte, NC (proceeds went to NC public schools)

2013 -  The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra  ATL

2014 – The Fillmore Charlotte, NC (proceeds went to NC public schools)

2015 - No Event Held 

2014 Schools

Hidden Valley Elementary –  Charlotte, NC  - Orff Percussion Instruments

Windsor Park Elementary – Charlotte, NC  - Orff Percussion Instruments, Orchestra Instruments, Suzuki 10 piano lab teaching system.

Eastway Middle School – Charlotte, NC - Orchestra Instruments

Martin Luther King, Jr Middle School – Charlotte, NC - Orchestra Instruments and electronic equipment and software.

Grainger High School – Charlotte, NC – Marching band and Orchestra Instruments and equipment.

2013 Schools

Windsor Forest High School – Savannah, Ga – Marching band and Orchestra Instruments and equipment.

Rex Middle School  - Rex GA - Orchestra Instruments and electronic equipment and software.

Jackson County Elementary Schools – 7 primary schools in Jackson Co. – Orff Percussion Instruments

2012 Schools

Eaton-Johnson Middle School – Henderson, NC – Marching band instruments & Piano Lab teaching system,

Henderson Middle School -  Henderson, NC – Orchestra instruments

Webb High School – Oxford, NC – Marching Band instruments

2011 Schools

Jordan Vocational High School – Columbus, GA – Percussion and wind instruments

Redan High School – Stone Mountain, GA – Marching Band Instruments

 2010 Schools

Cairo High School – Cairo GA -  Instruments and speakers

The Little School – Clarkesville, GA Instruments, 5 Computers, Classroom keyboards, Music Library & children’s music kits.

Fairview Elementary School – Demorest, GA – Stage curtain, smartboard, instruments and 30 classroom guitars.

2008 Schools

Place Bridge Academy – Denver Co –Orff instruments and classroom equipment

Winder-Barrow High School Band (County School) Instrument Storage Lockers and Instruments. Michael Oubre class performed at the 2010 VIP Party    

2007 Schools

Muscogee County School District – Columbus GA-  Orff Instruments to lower schools of the county

Rothschild Middle School & Kendrick High School - Columbus, GA- Orchestra instruments and 27 station Computer Lab & Finale software

2006 Schools

Trion Middle/High School – Trion, NW GA  - marching band instruments

Eagles Landing High School McDonough, GA- Orchestra instruments

2005 Schools

 Union Grove High School Guitar Club, McDonough, GA- Acoustic Guitars

Barnett Shoals Elementary School, Athens GA –Orff instruments and a riser

Lovejoy High School – Clayton County, GA– Marching Band Instruments

Tunes for Tots not only benefits public schools but a portion of the fund goes to Nuçi’s Space, a non-profit health and music resource center in Athens, GA, who administrates the fund.

Cash donations are accepted year round.
Make checks out to "Nuçi’s Space."
In memo or info line please specify “Tunes For Tots”

Mail to:
Nuçi’s Space
Attn: Bob Sleppy
396 Oconee St
Athens, GA 30601

Check out Tunes For Tot's Facebook Page!