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Press for NOMC

One Note at a Time – Film Trailer

One Note at a Time – 2017

Filmed over 4 years by director, Renee Edwards, One Note at a Time is a multi-award winning beautifully crafted feature documentary focusing on a community of musicians trying to rebuild after disaster and the unique, innovative work of the New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic…” Click here to view trailer

Harry Shearer and Judith Owen’s ‘Christmas Without Tears’ benefit show is an antidote to holiday stress

The Advocate – December 20, 2017

Harry Shearer and Judith Owen bill their annual Christmas variety show as a “reverent and irreverent antidote to the holiday season.” Proceeds benefit the New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic & Assistance Foundation, as well as the historic Le Petit Theatre itself…” read more

New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic to hold enrollment event for Affordable Care Act

Gambit – December 4, 2017

If you want to take advantage of open enrollment on the Affordable Care Act, the deadline to do so is Dec. 15. The New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic and 504HealthNet want to get you hooked up, so they’re having a musical signup event at the Ace Hotel New Orleans from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 12…” read more

Keeping the Music Alive – the NOMC providing healthcare for the city’s musicians

Healthcare Journal of New Orleans – November/December 2017

Musicians and other performing artists are expected to sacrifice for their art, but all too often, the sacrifice they make is their own health. Performers face unique challenges that prevent their access to health care…The NOMC was founded to address these unique healthcare needs and respond to the challenges musicians face in their mental, emotional, and physical well-being….” read more

The Ella Project Submits Music And Culture Policy Platform Suggestions To Next Mayor

Offbeat Magazine – October 9, 2017

The Ella Project has submitted a series of suggestions concerning the next mayor’s music and culture policy platform, including a clause to promote public health care models by working directly with the Musicians’ Clinic…” read more

Charlie Wooton to play 10 hours straight for the Musicians’ Clinic

Charlie Wooton

Offbeat Magazine – September 20, 2017

Wooton will perform live for 10 hours straight in an effort to raise money for the New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic, which has provided medical care to musicians and performing artists for nearly 20 years…” read more

Blood, Sweat and Tears: Summer Blood Drive IV had it all

NOLA.COM – August 30, 2017

What featured 11 dance troupes, leis and a limbo contest? The Summer Blood Drive IV: Everyone Gets Lei’d IV.Held Aug. 27 at Tipitina’s, this event hosted by the Organ Grinders and New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic and Assistance Foundation, is a multi-faceted affair that makes donating blood entertaining….” read more

NOMC’s ‘Tropical Blood Drive’ party returns Aug. 27

Gambit New Orleans – August 22, 2017

New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic & Assistance Foundation, The Organ Grinders and The Blood Center host their annual free party, concert and blood drive at Tipitina’s from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, in an effort to collect 250 pints of blood from donors…” read more

Artists take the stage to promote health care services for performers

Gambit New Orleans – August 21, 2017

On Aug. 29, Carl Mack Presents and the New Orleans Musicians’ Assistance Foundation (NOMAF) will host an open-mic drag show to help performers learn more about local health care options…” read more

Sounds of Support – Photos from Sip n’ Serve the Musicians’ Clinic

The New Orleans Advocate – July 20, 2017

Combining a good time and a good cause, Sip and Serve the Music was held at Bacchanal to raise money for the New Orleans Musicians Clinic and Assistance Foundation. The foundation has been helping musicians and performing artists for 18 years…” read more

Awards for NOMC


icon-ribbon 2018 | National Association for Rural Mental Health’s Peter G. Beeson Rural Arts Award, Presented for 20+ years of comprehensive and mental health services
icon-ribbon 2018 | Spirit of Satchmo Advocacy Award, Presented to Bethany Bultman
icon-ribbon 2016 | Life City Green Games Award, Presented for Emerging Leadership
icon-ribbon 2014 | Urban Wealth Award for Outstanding Community Partnership
2011 | Offbeat Best of the Beat, Musician Resource Award
icon-ribbon 2010 | N.A.D.A. Award for “Helping Louisiana Listen To The Music,” Honorary Recipient: Bethany Bultman
2010 | Offbeat Best of the Beat, Musician Resource Award
icon-ribbon 2008 | Tobacco Free Living Award, Outstanding Tobacco Prevention and Control Advocate
icon-ribbon 2007 | New Orleans City Council, Special Recognition
icon-ribbon 2007 | Big Easy Music Awards, Special Recognition
2006 | Mardi Gras Indian Hall of Fame Community Support Award
2006 | Offbeat Best of the Beat Awards, For Keepin’ Music Alive
2006 | Arts Council of New Orleans, Mayor’s Arts Award
2004 | Offbeat Best of the Beat Awards, Mayor’s Music Champion Award
icon-ribbon 2004 | Jazz Journalists Association, “A” Team Award for Advocates, Altruists, Aiders and Abettors
2002 | Offbeat Best of the Beat Awards, Heartbeat Award
icon-ribbon 2000 | The State of Louisiana, Special Recognition for founding the First Comprehensive Healthcare Clinic for Musicians in the US
1998 | Pfizer Award for Excellence in Research, Education, and Patient Care


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