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Support YEAH!

Please join us in honoring your contributions to help YEAH! advocate for youth and the arts at COME AS YOU ARE.

Celebrate the power given to youth voices by making music together. 

Continue creating spaces to help strengthen community!

Throw on your best flannel, boots and tiara and COME AS YOU ARE . . .

WHAT:  a 90s grunge prom-themed event celebrating YEAH! and the alumni, families, teaching artists, volunteers, staff, board members and funders, who have made an impact in our community through YEAH!’s music education programs.

🎶 Live performance by My So-Called Band, photo booth, silent auction, food and cash bar. 

⏳ WHEN: Saturday, December 3, 2022;  12:30 doors, 1 – 3:30pm show

🪩 WHERE: The Basement East, Nashville, TN  

🫵 WHO: All ages event! 

🎟️🎉 Tickets $15, 10 and under free!

YEAH! recognizes the potential in every young person to be a creative and empowered individual.  We provide a safe space where all can advance their talents, support a culture of positive self-esteem and  build community through music education and exploration.

 

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YOUR EXPERIENCES AND MEMORIES are special to us and to the story of YEAH!

Share your  💭 thoughts and 🗣️stories with us.

🔉 RECORD  them on our 🎙️ MEMORY PROJECT

No special equipment needed… just record right through your phone or computer browser!

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Join our Saturday afternoon program – ROCK BLOCK  – connect, collaborate and create music with YEAH!

 

2023 SPRING REGISTRATION OPEN DECEMBER 3!

 

🎸 Learn an instrument or hone your skills!

🎶 Play and write songs!

⚡️ Take music-related workshops!

⭐️ Be part of a band – decide on your name, music style and original lyrics!

😃 Showcase your talent with friends and family!

Rock Block is an inclusive nine-week Saturday afternoon music education program for students of all music levels, ages 10 – 17,  to develop  the art of playing music and forming a band. 

Each week, participants will have instruction on the instrument they have selected (bass, drums, guitar or vocals), participate in workshops about music and the role music has and continues to play shaping community, and band practice.  

Instructors lead participants to favor collaboration over competition, create community and be comfortable having open and transparent conversations around inclusivity. They are also an  encouraging guide while challenging youth to expand their musical skills and knowledge.  Examples of some of our hands-on workshops are: stage presence, zine making, band promotion, synthesizers, music genres, and music as a media for creating and advocating for an inclusive community. Students are placed in a band based on instrument of choice, experience, and availability. Bands decide the style of music and lyrics for their songs, their name and all the other creative elements that go into collaborating for success as a band. 

YEAH! recognizes the potential in every young person to be a creative and empowered individual.  We provide a safe space where all can advance their talents, support a culture of positive self-esteem and  build community through music education and exploration.

Scholarships available! Email programs@yeahrocks.org

Location: TBA

When: February – April – Dates and times to be confirmed

Showcase date: To be confirmed

Participants: 3 – 4 kids per instrument class, 4 – 5 kids per band

Schedule: 3:30 – 4:15 – Instrument Instruction (Bass, Drums, Guitar, Voice; 4:15 – 5:30 – Band Rehearsal

 

In Tennessee, drivers can purchase certain* Specialty License Plates in place of the normally issued state license plate. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of these plates supports organizations like YEAH!

Join camper Graham and tell the world YOU SUPPORT THE ARTS with your TN Arts Commission Arts plate! 

Just take your old plate to your county clerk and swap it—they will prorate your tag fees – you don’t have to wait until your tag renewal is due!

Learn more: tnspecialtyplates.org.

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