• In 2005 U2's The Edge visited the devastation left behind from Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans.Since then Music Rising has gone on to aid thousands in need from the region.Photo credit: Chris Milk
    In 2005 U2's The Edge visited the devastation left behind from Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans.
    Since then Music Rising has gone on to aid thousands in need from the region.
    Photo credit: Chris Milk
  • U2's The Edge, Green Day's Bilile Joe Armstrong and Bono perform
    U2's The Edge, Green Day's Bilile Joe Armstrong and Bono perform
  • Musicians in Nashville were supported by Music Rising after the floods of 2010
    Musicians in Nashville were supported by Music Rising after the floods of 2010
  • Music Rising Helps Schools After Hurricane Sandy
    Music Rising Helps Schools After Hurricane Sandy
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When Music Rising Re-Opened the Superdome

In 2006, New Orleanians were ready for the Superdome to reopen, and on Sept. 14, the excitement multiplied exponentially when U2 and Green Day announced that they would perform as part of the pre-game... read more

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MUSIC RISING HELPS RESTORE DEVASTATED MUSIC PROGRAMS

MUSIC RISING HELPS RESTORE DEVASTATED MUSIC PROGRAMS IN FLOOD DAMAGED WEST VIRGINIA SCHOOLS PARTNERING WITH THE MR. HOLLAND’S OPUS FOUNDATION Richwood High School and Richwood Middle School in Ni... read more

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EDGE REFLECTS ON MUSIC RISING

  The Edge Reflects on Charity’s Decade of Growth Into Disaster Relief Organization for Musical Communities Nationwide 10 years ago Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast, leaving be... read more

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10 Years After Katrina

10 Years After Katrina: How The Edge, Guitar Center & Gibson Helped Restore New Orleans Music (Op-Ed)

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Music Rising Supports Notes for Notes in Detroit

    (l to r), Phil Gilley (Notes for Notes), Mitch Albom (author of the bestseller Tuesdays with Morrie and founder of S.A.Y. Foundation) and Nina Miller (Music Rising). On Augu... read more

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Sending Our Condolences

All of us at Music Rising send our condolences and prayers to the U2 family on the loss of their longtime tour manager Dennis Sheehan. To Edge, Bono, Adam, Larry and the entire U2 family we send our t... read more

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MUSIC RISING AND THE MR. HOLLAND’S OPUS FOUNDATION REVIVE THE HOPES OF STUDENTS THIS HOLIDAY NOTE BY NOTE

    Lincoln Middle School Recipient of Instrument Grant Giving Low-Income Students Chance to Succeed Legendary Music Producer Bob Ezrin to Appear Fender to Make Special Presentation Thursday... read more

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Music Rising at Tulane launches musical cultures innovative learning platform

Legendary Producer and Music Rising Co-Founder Bob Ezrin and special guests will introduce an innovative research/learning site at Musical Cultures Jam on Tulane’s campus. NEW ORLEANS (April ... read more

People Mag Honors Edge and Music Rising

PEOPLE Magazine Honors Edge and Music Rising