Summer Performance Schedule 2014

Join us this summer for these signature events:

  • Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival  (WBF)
  • Delta Music Experience  (DME)
  • United by Music North America/United by Music  (UBMNA/UBM)

July 3-6: Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival- Portland OR

July 3rd
DME Louisiana Pavilion BackPorch Blues Breaks Afternoon
July 4th
11:50 AM
We open the day on the Miller Stage. For the first time in the 27-year history of the festival, the Star Spangled Banner will be sung at the beginning of the day as well as just before the fireworks, in it’s traditional position.

United by Music North America special guest artist, Ms. Marlana VanHoose of Kentucy will do the honors in opening the July 4th day of programming!

11:50 am – Miller Stage, National Anthem

2:40 pm BACKPORCH STAGE, DME Blues Break with Stephanie Anne Johnson from “The Voice”. The DME Louisiana Pavilion
3:00 pmOregonian Stage, United by Music ALLSTAR Revue (over a dozen fest favorites in the show). All star line-up with United by Music professional musician mentors and company artists: John Nemeth, Stephanie Anne Johnson, Dave Fleschner,  Lady”A”, Teri Wilson, Joanne Broh, Jerry Zybach, Karen Lovely, Rae Gordon, Sonny Hess, Vicki Stevens, Jim Badalich, Dan E. Miller, Ellen Whyte. David H  – Jessica R  – Speschall K  – Nicole R – Frankie S

Special Guest   Marlana Vanhoose

4:45 pm – Blues Stage, NW Womens R&B Revue with UBMNA artist Marlana Vanhoose as Special Guest.

Read more on Ms. Marlana VanHoose’s July 4th performance here.


July 3 – 6   UNITED BY MUSIC  LOUNGE and information booth AT DME Louisiana Pavilion


July 9     Royal Room, Seattle WA A Night of Support for United by Music North America  JEFFERY BROUSSARD and THE CREOLE COWBOYS, with featured guest, UBMNA mentor, Lady”A”
Direct from their performance at Portland’s Waterfront Blues Festival, Seattle gets a real treat when this dance-inducing Louisiana band hits town in a special, one night only, party dedicated to raising awareness for United by Music, a program for musically talented people with developmental challenges, such as Autism.  
ONGOING: United by Music North America is available for music performance for your civic organization, school or event


July 26th   Gig Harbor, WA
An Afternoon in Support of United by Music North America – Rich DelGrosso and Mary Flower

Reservation required – minimum requested donation of $15 per person. More if you can! Limited seating. 

Every dollar for this event helps support building of the United by Music scholarship fund at Centrum’s Music Workshops in Port Townsend, WA. The cost to send one student for the week is about $1,100. 

Even if you cannot attend, please consider making a donation of one of the above amounts to this important event. Thank you!

Click here for more information on the July 26th performance


August 10:  Portland OR   The Bite of Oregon                
         11:00-11:45 AM  United by Music All Star Revue – 
August 30 –  Emerald City Blues Festival, Cook’s Farm, Carnation, WA.  
                        United by Music All Star Revue
                        TIME: 1 PM. Tickets:

We are casting for members of United by Music!
Are you or someone you know MUSICALLY TALENTED and have developmental challenges such as Autism?  We’d love to talk with you about our program!  We find musically talented people to work together to create band performances on stage for the general public. We do this by pairing our United by Music artists with professional musicians who serve as mentors to our selected artists.
The United by Music team creates opportunities for our artists to perform with professional musicians on stage at festivals, clubs and other events!  
Call or write if you’d like to find out more about becoming a United by Music North America artist, mentor, volunteer, sponsor or donor!

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