The 2012 Tunes for Tots benefit concert at The Fillmore Charlotte on December 30th was the most successful one to date raising over $200,000 for a music program in the Charlotte Area. For photos of the event and past school recipients visit us on Facebook. To purchase a copy of the show visit Livewidespreadpanic.com
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. Now, Six years later, the organization has raised over $650,000. Photos from previous years are in The Gallery
Union Grove High School Guitar Club, McDonough GA - guitars
Barnett Shoals Elementary School, Athens GA –Orff instruments and riser
Lovejoy High School, Clayton County– Marching Band Instruments
Trion Middle/High School – Trion, NW GA - marching band instruments
Eagles Landing High School – Henry County - Orchestra instruments
Rothschild Middle School & Kendrick High School – Columbus, GA -
Orchestra instruments and 27 station Computer Lab & Finale software.
Muscogee County School District – Columbus GA - Orff Instruments for lower schools of the county.
InTown Columbus Article
Place Bridge Academy – Denver Co - Orff instruments and classroom equipment
Winder-Barrow High School Band (County School) -Instrument Storage Lockers $40,000 and Instruments $130,000
Cairo High School - Cairo, GA - Instruments and speakers $70,000
Cairo High School Article
Cairo High School Article Continued
The Little School- Clarkesville, GA - Instruments, children's music kits, classroom keyboards, classroom library, 5 computers
Fairview Elementary School - Demorest, GA - Stage curtains $6,800, smartboard for classroom $2,400, instruments and 30 classroom guitars $4,000
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”
Attn: Bob Sleppy
396 Oconee St
Athens, GA 30601
For comments, questions or concerns, please contact us at tunesfortots @ widespreadpanic.com.
Check out Tunes For Tot's Facebook Page!