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2014

Radio.com
October 14, 2014
National
Kathleen Hanna, Adam Horovitz, Cheap Trick Added to Joan Jett Tribute Concert
Kathleen Hanna, Adam Horovitz, and Cheap Trick were added to the Little Kids Rock Benefit concert!
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Westside People
October 10, 2014
Santa Monica, CA
Little Kids Rock non-profit at ICM Talent
ICM Talent Agency hosted a party for Little Kids Rock with Munky from Korn and a guitar donated by Nikki Sixx.
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The Boot
October 6, 2014
Nashville, TN
Lady Antebellum Complete ’7for7′  Fan Surprises [WATCH]
Lady Antebellum’s first stop for their 7for7 campaign surprised a Miami teacher with instruments from Little Kids Rock!
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The Bronx Free Press
October 1, 2014
Bronx, NY
Hitting all the right notes
Luis Taveras and Roselyn Reyes discuss their scholarship and experiences at Berklee College of Music.
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Crain’s 5 Boros
September 30, 2014
New York, NY
John Lennon Bus visits the 5 boroughs
The John Lennon Tour Bus and Yoko Ono make their first stop at PS 171/CPEII in Harlem, NY!
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BronxNet TV
September 22, 2014
Bronx, NY
OPEN Mondays
Amp Up NYC teachers discuss Modern Band, and their students give a musical performance.
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Penn State News
August 13, 2014
University Park, PA
Alumnus helps Little Kids Rock in communications role
Penn State alumnus Keith Hejna excels in role as Communications Officer at national nonprofit Little Kids Rock.
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InsidePhilanthropy.com
July 21, 2014
National
Why “Amp Up NYC” May Kickstart a Resurgence in Public School Music Education
This $10 million initiative is the largest single private investment in a city’s public school music education in the history of the United States. It has partnered with the New York City Department of Education to  expand the Modern Band music program to 60,000 students in 600 city schools.
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Fios1News.com
July 11, 2014
Jersey City, NJ
Jersey City music teacher nominated for Grammy award 
John Flora, a music teacher at Franklin L. Williams Middle School #7, has been chosen as a quarterfinalist for the second annual Music Educator Award presented by the GRAMMY Foundation. 
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NJ.com
June 21, 2014
Jersey City, NJ
State Farm Donates $80G to Jersey City Nonprofit That Brings Free Music Education To Kids
Little Kids Rock receives $80,000 donation from State Farm to help bring free music education to children.
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IHeartRadio.com
June 19, 2014
New York, NY
Jimmy Page ‘Number Two’ Gibson Les Paul Guitars Being Actioned Off for Charity
Guitar Center has teamed up with Jimmy Page to auction off two custom ‘Number Two’ Gibson Les Paul guitars to benefit Little Kids Rock.
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DailyParent.com
June 19, 2014
Nashville, TN
Art Options for Kids of All Kinds
There are a variety of art programs for children, like Little Kids Rock that implements a “modern band”  program in schools.
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NJ.com
June 10, 2014
Newark, NJ
22 New Jersey State Governor’s Jefferson Awards given out a Newark Museum 
David Wish, founder of Little Kids Rock, is a recipient of the Jefferson Award. 
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Spin
June 10, 2014
New York, NY
Q&A: Will Ferrell and Chad Smith Challenge Metallica’s Lars Ulrich to Drum-Off
The celebrities who competed in a drum-off and raised money for Little Kids Rock, are now looking to challenge Lars Ulrich.
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Premier Guitar
June 5, 2014
National
Guitar Center Announces Jimmy Page Les Paul Auction for Charity
Guitar Center is auctioning off two custom Jimmy Page “Number Two” Gibson Les Paul guitars, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit Little Kids Rock. 
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Huffington Post
May 23, 2014
New York, NY
Lookalikes Will Ferrell and Chad Smith Battle in the Most Epic Drum-Off Ever
The celebrities compete in a drum-off and raise money for Little Kids Rock.
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Wall Street Journal
May 23, 2014
New York, NY
Will Ferrell Battles Chad Smith in Tonight Show Drum-Off
The celebrities compete in a drum-off and raise money for Little Kids Rock.
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Rolling Stone Magazine
May 23, 2014
New York, NY
Chili Peppers Surprise Will Ferrell, Chad Smith Drum-Off on ‘Fallon’
The celebrities compete in a drum-off and raise money for Little Kids Rock.
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KDFW Fox 4 
May 21, 2014
Dallas, TX
Dallas ISD Little Kids Rock Jam Summit
Hundreds of Dallas Modern Band students gather for workshops and performances
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83 Degrees
May 20, 2014
Tampa, FL
Talented Kids Demonstrate Benefits Of Giving Back To Community
Tampa students perform publicly for the local community
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Rolling Stone
May 16, 2014
National
Chad Smith, Will Ferrell Talk Trash for ‘Fallon’ Drum-Off
The celebrities will also be raising money for charities like Little Kids Rock 
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Verona – Cedar Grove Patch
May 12, 2014
Verona, NJ
Staples Associate Directs $5,000 to Little Kids Rock 
Totowa Staples associate chooses the nonprofit to benefit from Staples Foundation grant. 
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State Farm
May 7, 2014
Los Angeles, CA
Telemendo Acceso Total Segment Con Little Kids Rock y State Farm
State Farm donates to Little Kids Rock in honor of influential Latin music artists of the year.
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Music Connection
May 7, 2014
New York, NY
Berklee, Little Kids Rock Support Music Education in 600 NYC Public Schools
Berklee and Little Kids Rock are contributing teacher training, a Modern Band online and classroom-administrated curriculum, and thousands of new musical instruments.
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Safe Passage
May 7, 2014
Yarmouth, ME
A Music Filled Year!!!
Safe Passage, with the help of Little Kids Rock, has developed a permanent music program for students.
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Residential Systems
April 24, 2014
Los Angeles, CA
Krell Donates to LA Public Schools Music Education Program
Southern California Acura Dealers have partnered with EcoMedia to provide funding to national nonprofit Little Kids Rock to expand its free music education programming to more than 8,400 students in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD).
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KCAL9 
April 23, 2014
Los Angeles, CA
SoCal Acura Dealers, EcoMedia and Little Kids Rock Instrument Delivery
Students at Pio Pico Middle School perform during Instrument Delivery
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Southern California Public Radio/KPCC 89.3
April 23, 2014
Los Angeles, CA
Outside Funding Brings 600 New Instruments to LA Schools
Music education in Los Angeles Unified got a $33,600 grant from EcoMedia and the SoCal Acura Dealers Association.
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LA School Report
April 22, 2014
Los Angeles, CA
A New $33,600 Grant is Music to Unified’s Ears
EcoMedia and SoCal Acura Dealers Association donate to Little Kids Rock
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Broadway World
April 17, 2014
New York, NY
Little Kids Rock, Berklee College of Music, and the NYCDOE Partner for Amp Up NYC Initiative
Amp Up NYC will expand the district’s Modern Band music program to an additional 60,000 students in 600 city schools.
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KTVU/Fox 2 Oakland
April 14, 2014 
SF Bay Area, CA
Little Kids Rock in Oakland, CA
Instrument donation helps school’s music program to grow
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NBC 6 News 
April 2, 2014
Shreveport, LA
Bus Stop Forecast: Blanchard Elementary’s Little Kids Rock
Mrs. Schiller’s 5th grade class performs “Over the Rainbow”
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Examiner.com
March 27, 2014
New York, NY
Rock Music to Join Jazz in the Classroom
Little Kids Rock has teamed up with Berklee College of Music and the New York Department of Education to bring rock music education to 60,000 NYC students.
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Fox 5 News 
March 21, 2014
New York, NY
Amp Up NYC Launch Event
Little Kids Rock announces partnership with Berklee College of Music and NYCDOE for new initiative.
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Berklee College of Music
March 20, 2014
New York City, NY
Berklee Collaborates to Expand Music Programs in New York Schools
Amp Up NYC will expand the district’s Modern Band music program to an additional 60,000 students in 600 city schools. 
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Boston Globe
March 20, 2014
Boston, MA
Berklee to help expand music programs for NYC students
Move over, Jack Black: Berklee College of Music is teaming up with Little Kids Rock to help launch music education programs for 60,000 NYC students.
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The Wall Street Journal
March 18, 2014
New York, NY
Program will expand music education in NYC schools
Amp Up NYC, a collaboration between the Berklee College of Music and the nonprofit Little Kids Rock, to launch Friday, March 21st.
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BiteSize.tv
March 12, 2014
National; Los Angeles, CA
The Girl Spot
Little Kids Rock students are joined by Mitch Allen and Pia Toscano

KXAS-TV, NBC 5 Dallas
March 4, 2014
Dallas, TX
Little Kids Rock Trains Teachers in Dallas
Little Kids Rock runs teacher workshop in Dallas and donates instruments to the school district. 
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KDFW-TV, Fox Dallas
March 4, 2014
Dallas, TX
National Nonprofit Expands Music Program in Dallas
Little Kids Rocks trains new teachers in Dallas.
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Jambands.com
February 24, 2014
National; San Francisco, CA
ALO Close Tour D’Amour With Two-Night Stand at The Fillmore
ALO closes their February tour, which benefitted Little Kids Rock, in San Francisco. 
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Santa Monica Mirror
February 17, 2014
Santa Monica, CA
Westside Neighborhood School Introduces Little Kids Rock Program
Westside Neighborhood School has introduced a Little Kids Rock program into its elementary music curriculum to help revitalize music in the classroom. 
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JoshGroban.com
February 5, 2014
National; New York City, NY
Josh Surprises Students at PS 34 in NYC
On January 27th, Josh made a surprise visit to PS 34 Elementary School in New York City for an impromptu jam session with the students of Little Kids Rock. He also surprised them with a bunch of new instruments for their classroom!
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TaylorGuitars.com
January 27, 2014
National
Nancy’s Story
Nancy had a lot to say. She just couldn’t say it. Until she picked up a guitar.
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Bloomberg TV
January 9, 2014
New York, NY
Is Music the Key to Success?
Little Kids Rock gives opportunities to students through modern band.
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Atlanta Journal Constitution 
January 4, 2014
Atlanta, GA
Atlanta Rocker Profiled as a Classroom Hero
Little Kids Rock teacher featured in new book.
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2013

WPIX 11 
December 16, 2013
National; New York City, NY; Chicago, IL
Les Paul Foundation and Little Kids Rock from NYC to Chicago
Les Paul Foundation donates guitars to Little Kids Rock NYC and Chicago classrooms.
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Late Show with David Letterman 
December 13, 2013
National; New York City, NY
Glen Hansard Plugs Little Kids Rock and New EP on Letterman
Support Glen Hansard and Little Kids Rock’s efforts to bring music education into public schools by purchasing his new EP, “Drive All Night.”
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Epiphone 
December 12, 2013
National; New York City, NY; Chicago, IL
The Les Paul Foundation Helped “Little Kids Rock”
Students in Chicago and New York City learned about Les Paul’s contributions to modern music and received T-shirts for their answers to trivia questions. With the help of the Les Paul Foundation and Epiphone Guitar, Little Kids Rock will be able to give kids across the country access to music education.
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Epiphone 
December 10, 2013
National; New York City, NY
The Les Paul Foundation Helps “Little Kids Rock” Across The Country
The Les Paul Foundation announced a grant to Little Kids Rock that will be used to power several music education initiatives in public schools over the next year.
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Pods O’ Pop 
December 6, 2013
National; Nashville, TN
Earl Thomas Conley Interview
Through a radio interview, music education is encouraged and celebrated by how a simple note can be played by young students and impact the way that they think and learn.
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NewscastStudio 
December 5, 2013
National; Dallas, TX
‘Six Strings of Christmas’ Returns, Benefiting Little Kids Rock
An instant classic when it debuted in 2012, 100 percent of the proceeds will once again support Little Kids Rock.The Six Strings of Christmas is an unforgettable spin on classic holiday songs —  one that has already raised thousands of dollars for Little Kids Rock.
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Asbury Park Press 
December 4, 2013
National
Darlene Love’s Special ‘Gift’ is One That Keeps on Giving
Love is one of the most acclaimed female vocalists of the rock ‘n’ roll era. She teamed with Spector to sing on classics such as “He’s A Rebel,” “Da Doo Ron Ron,” and “He’s Sure The Boy I Love,” in addition to “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home).”
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Sony Pictures Entertainment 
December 3, 2013
National; Dallas, TX
Stephen Arnold Music’s ‘The Six Strings of Christmas’ Benefit for Little Kids Rock
An instant classic when it debuted in 2012, 100 percent of the proceeds will once again support Little Kids Rock.The Six Strings of Christmas is an unforgettable spin on classic holiday songs —  one that has already raised thousands of dollars for Little Kids Rock.
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EIN News   
December 3, 2013
National; San Francisco, CA
Smule Launches Musical Greeting Cards For Its SING! Karaoke App in Support of National Music Education Non-Profit, Little Kids Rock
Send a Sing-A-Gram and donate to give children access to free music instruction and instruments.
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azcentral.com   
December 2, 2013
National
National, Arizona Charities Merge, Bring Kids Music
Ear Candy’s founder, Nate Anderson, moved to the San Francisco area as Little Kids Rock’s West Coast director so he can promote the charity in California and Arizona. He plans to launch a Little Kids Rock chapter in Arizona in 2014.
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WRVR-FM 104.5 Radio   
November 24, 2013
National; Memphis, TN
Announcing the December 6th. Fedex Forum Tickets
A dollar from every ticket sold goes to Little Kids Rock.
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WMC-FM 100 Radio   
November 24, 2013
National; Memphis, TN
Announcing the December 6th. Fedex Forum Tickets
A dollar from every ticket sold goes to Little Kids Rock.
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Northjersey.com   
November 23, 2013
National; Cedar Grove, NJ
Josh Groban Donates to Verona Non-Profit Little Kids Rock
Singer-songwriter Josh Groban recently selected Little Kids Rock, a national nonprofit for music education, to receive a donation from his Find Your Light Foundation.
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wusa9.com   
November 21, 2013
National; Washington, DC
DC Students Get Surprise Delivery of New Instruments
Some students in D.C. have new instruments to play thanks to a donation from IBEW Local 26 and CBS EcoMedia. Organizers say the donation is part of an effort to reduce the trend of budget cuts eliminating music programming from inner city public schools.
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hennemusic   
November 21, 2013
National; San Francisco, CA
San Francisco Giants to Host 2nd Annual Metallica Night in 2014
Major League Baseball’s San Francisco Giants will host the 2nd annual Metallica Night at AT&T Park in 2014. A portion of the proceeds from every Metallica Night special event ticket will benefit the Little Kids Rock Bay Area Chapter..
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entertainment.ie   
November 21, 2013
National
Listen: Brand New Glen Hansard EP ‘Drive All Night’ Streams Online
Season singer Glen Hansard has now revealed plans for another release under his own name dubbed Drive All Night. Anti- issues the EP on December 3. All profits from digital sales of the EP will go to Little Kids Rock.
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Jersey Coastal Live   
November 20, 2013
National; Jersey City, NJ
Deedee Montanaro Dishes on “The Downtown All-Stars of Red Bank” & Chairty CD Release Party
The Downtown All-Stars of Red Bank is hoping to improve music education, and they have designated Little Kids Rock, a national non-profit involved with kids and music, as the recipient of the net proceeds of sales and downloads of their first charity CD, Bright Lights on Broadway.
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tubefilter.com   
November 20, 2013
National
The Fine Bros Are Raising Money So That Little Kids Can Rock Out
The popular YouTuber brothers are using the characters from their MyMusic series to raise money for Little Kids Rock, a charity that brings music education programs to disadvantaged schools.
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IMDb.com   
November 20, 2013
National
The Fine Bros Are Raising Money So That Little Kids Can Rock Out
The popular YouTuber brothers are using the characters from their MyMusic series to raise money for Little Kids Rock, a charity that brings music education programs to disadvantaged schools.
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Epoch Times   
November 17, 2013
National; New York, NY
Transcending Generations at Annual Guitar Benefit Concert
For the second year in a row, the Guitar Mash Benefit Concert and Jam invited adults and children to bring their guitars and jam alongside Mark Stewart, Paul Simon’s right-hand man.
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antiMusic.com   
November 14, 2013
National; Bay Area, CA; San Francisco, CA
Metallica’s James Hetfield Jams With Kids
Hetfield received the “Livin’ The Dream Award”, named in honor of Josef Desimone, head chef at Facebook, who supported Little Kids Rock and passed away this past summer in a motorcycle accident.
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InMenlo.com   
November 14, 2013
National; Bay Area, CA; San Francisco, CA
Spotted: Metallica Frontman Rockin’ Out at Facebook in Menlo Park at Little Kids Rock Benefit
Metallica frontman James Hetfield was honored by national nonprofit Little Kids Rock at a benefit event that raised funds for free, modern music education programming for thousands of additional public school students.
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San Jose Mercury News   
November 13, 2013
National; Bay Area, CA; San Francisco, CA
Little Kids Rock Makes Some Noise With Benefit
The group, which puts musical instruments in the hands of underserved young people, went a long way toward that goal with its Rockin’ the Bay Benefit on Saturday night at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park.
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MStars News   
November 13, 2013
National; Bay Area, CA; San Francisco, CA
Metallica’s James Hetfield Jams with Little Kids Rock, Raises Funds for Music Education
If you remember reading about the Rockin’ the Bay benefit for Little Kids Rock, we have some good news: Metallica’s James Hetfield helped raise over $225,000.
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Benzinga   
November 13, 2013
National; Bay Area, CA; San Francisco, CA
Enter Sandman: Little Kids Rock Honors James Hetfield
The benefit honored Metallica frontman James Hetfield with the organization’s inaugural “Livin’ The Dream Award,” which was created in memory of Facebook executive chef Josef Desimone.
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PR Web   
November 13, 2013
National; Bay Area, CA; San Francisco, CA
Enter Sandman: Little Kids Rock Honors James Hetfield
The benefit honored Metallica frontman James Hetfield with the organization’s inaugural “Livin’ The Dream Award,” which was created in memory of Facebook executive chef Josef Desimone.
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Contra Costa Times   
November 11, 2013
National; Bay Area, CA; San Francisco, CA
Little Kids Rock Makes Some Noise With Benefit
The group, which puts musical instruments in the hands of underserved young people, went a long way toward that goal with its Rockin’ the Bay Benefit on Saturday night at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park.
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Loudwire   
November 11, 2013
National; Bay Area, CA; San Francisco, CA
Metallica’s James Hetfield Jams With Kids At Rockin’ The Bay Benefit Concert
The Metallica frontman was honored with the charity’s inaugural ‘Livin’ the Dream Award’ at their annual Rockin’ the Bay Benefit Concert in Menlo Park, Calif., over the weekend.
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Metallichicks   
November 11, 2013
National; Bay Area, CA; San Francisco, CA
Little Kids Rock Honors Metallica Frontman James Hetfield
James was honored last Saturday with this award, because all the effort and donations that he made for helping to approach the music to the kids that do not have any resources.
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Times Herald   
November 11, 2013
National; Bay Area, CA; San Francisco, CA
Little Kids Rock Makes Some Noise With Benefit
The group, which puts musical instruments in the hands of underserved young people, went a long way toward that goal with its Rockin’ the Bay Benefit on Saturday night at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park.
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99X The Rock Station   
November 11, 2013
National; Bay Area, CA; San Francisco, CA
Metallica’s James Hetfield Jams with ‘Little Kids Rock’ [VIDEO]
Saturday night, James Hetfield of Metallica was honored by the Little Kids Rock organization at their “Rockin’ the Bay” benefit in Menlo Park, California.
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Blabbermouth.net   
November 11, 2013
National; Bay Area, CA; San Francisco, CA
Video: METALLICA’s JAMES HETFIELD Performs With Kids At ‘Rockin’ The Bay Benefit’ Event
Little Kids Rock honored Metallica frontman James Hetfield at “Rockin’ The Bay” Benefit at Facebook’s headquarters in Menlo Park, CA.
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Ultimate Classic Rock   
November 11, 2013
National; Bay Area, CA; San Francisco, CA
James Hetfield Plays ‘Enter Sandman’ With Kids After Receiving Award
A ceremony honoring James Hetfield’s work with children in the Bay Area included a free-form jam that found the Metallica frontman onstage with some very lucky kids.
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Facebook.com   
November 11, 2013
National; Bay Area, CA; San Francisco, CA
Metallica’s James Hetfield Honored by Little Kids Rock
James was the recipient of the Livin’ The Dream Award from Little Kids Rock last night and he rocked out with the kids on stage!
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BW&BK Magazine   
November 11, 2013
National; Bay Area, CA; San Francisco, CA
METALLICA – James Hetfield Honored By Little Kids Rock; Video, Photos Available
METALLICA’s James Hetfield was the recipient of the Livin’ The Dream Award from Little Kids Rock on Saturday night.
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antimusic.com   
November 11, 2013
National; Bay Area, CA; San Francisco, CA
Metallica’s James Hetfield Jams With Kids
Hetfield received the “Livin’ The Dream Award”, named in honor of Josef Desimone, head chef at Facebook.
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hennemusic.com   
November 10, 2013
National; Bay Area, CA; San Francisco, CA
VIDEO: Metallica’s James Hetfield honored by Little Kids Rock
Metallica’s James Hetfield was honored by Little Kids Rock during the organization’s 2013 Rockin’ The Bay Benefit event at the headquarters of Facebook in Menlo Park, California on Saturday.
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Vintage Vinyl News   
November 9, 2013
National
Preview: Drive All Night – Glen Hansard (EP)
Season singer Glen Hansard has now revealed plans for another release under his own name dubbed Drive All Night. Anti- issues the EP on December 3. All profits from digital sales of the EP will go to Little Kids Rock.
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QRO Magazine   
November 9, 2013
National; Bay Area, CA; San Francisco, CA
Little Kids Rock Awards Ceremony – San Francisco, CA
Photos taken of the awards ceremony at 2013 Rockin’ the Bay Benefit in Menlo Park, CA.
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QRO Magazine   
November 9, 2013
National; Bay Area, CA; San Francisco, CA
Little Kids Rock 2013 – San Francisco, CA
Photos taken from 2013 Rockin’ the Bay Benefit in Menlo Park, CA.
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Getty Images   
November 9, 2013
National; Bay Area, CA; San Francisco, CA
Rockin’ The Bay 2013 Pictures
Pictures from Rockin’ the Bay 2013 Benefit.
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Look to the Stars   
November 8, 2013
National; Bay Area, CA; San Francisco, CA
Little Kids Rock To Honor Metallica’s James Hetfield
Hetfield is being recognized for his ongoing support for and contributions to the organization and will receive the inaugural “Livin’ The Dream Award.”
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WFXG.com   
November 7, 2013
National; Bay Area, CA; San Francisco, CA
Little Kids Rock to Honor Metallica Frontman James Hetfield with “Livin’ the Dream” Award in Memory of Late Facebook Executive Chef, Josef Desimone
Hetfield is being recognized for his ongoing support for and contributions to the organization and will receive the inaugural “Livin’ The Dream Award.”
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PR Web.com   
November 7, 2013
National; Bay Area, CA; San Francisco, CA
Little Kids Rock to Honor Metallica Frontman James Hetfield with “Livin’ the Dream” Award in Memory of Late Facebook Executive Chef, Josef Desimone
Hetfield is being recognized for his ongoing support for and contributions to the organization and will receive the inaugural “Livin’ The Dream Award.”
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Inmenlo.com   
November 6, 2013
National; Bay Area, CA
Dave Steer Wants Everyone to Know Why Little Kids Rock
Dave Steer talks of his long time philanthropic involvement with the nonprofit organization, Little Kids Rock, which will be holding its second West Coast Benefit at Facebook Saturday, November 9.
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Under the Radar   
November 6, 2013
National
Glen Hansard Announces New EP, “Drive All Night”
Season singer Glen Hansard has now revealed plans for another release under his own name dubbed Drive All Night. Anti- issues the EP on December 3. All profits from digital sales of the EP will go to Little Kids Rock.
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MStars News   
November 6, 2013
National; Bay Area, CA
Metallica’s James Hetfield at Rockin’ the Bay Benefit for ‘Little Kids Rock’
Metallica’s James Hetfield will be honored in a benefit concert at Facebook Headquarters in Menlo Park, CA this Saturday.
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exclaim.ca   
November 5, 2013
National
Glen Hansard Enlists Eddie Vedder, Joe Henry and Jake Clemons for ‘Drive All Night’ EP, Shares Bruce Springsteen Cover
Season singer Glen Hansard has now revealed plans for another release under his own name dubbed Drive All Night. Anti- issues the EP on December 3. All profits from digital sales of the EP will go to Little Kids Rock.
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Rolling Stone   
November 5, 2013
National
Glen Hansard Covers Springsteen’s ‘Drive All Night’ – Song Premier
Hansard plays tribute to rock legend by covering one of Springsteen’s classic tunes “Drive All Night.”
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RTÉ Ten  
November 5, 2013
National
Glen Hansard to Release Springsteen Cover
Frames frontman Glen Hansard is set to release a cover of Bruce Sprinsteen’s Drive All Night with guests Eddie Vedder and Jake Clemons.
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MMR Magazine  
October 27, 2013
National; San Francisco, CA
Little Kids Rock and Ear Candy Join Forces
Little Kids Rock will absorb Ear Candy Charity and implement its Online Instrument Drive platform, which will empower members of the public to donate directly to Little Kids Rock’s 1,000+ trained teachers and choose who they’d like to support.
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examiner.com  
October 27, 2013
National; New York City, NY
Little Kids Rock Foundation Believes in Music Education
Over the past 11 years, over 1,600 Little Kids Rock trained teachers and their supporters have served over 235,000 children in 25 cities and this past year alone have reached 110,000 kids.
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Backstreets.com  
October 23, 2013
National; New York City, NY
A Big Honor for Darlene Love at Right to Rock 2013
Darlene Love was honored as “Big Man of the Year” by Little Kids Rock during its annual Right to Rock Celebration at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.
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Huffington Post  
October 23, 2013
National; New York City, NY
Darlene Love Honored at “Big Man of the Year” by Little Kids Rock
Love was the fifth annual recipient of the Big Man of the Year Award, so named for beloved E Street Band sax player Clarence Clemons in 2009.
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Phoenix Business Journal  
October 22, 2013
National; New York City, NY
Ear Candy Merges with Little Kids Rock to Boost Music Education
Ear Candy’s online drive is something that Little Kids Rock hopes to duplicate nationally, and there are plans to release a modified version in a year.
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Black Tie International Magazine  
October 21, 2013
National; New York City, NY
Right 2 Rock Benefit 2013
The benefit featured performances by Brian Wilson, Jake Clemons, Darlene Love and many more special guests.
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antiMUSIC.com  
October 21, 2013
National; New York City, NY
Van Zandt, Brian Wilson, Elvis Costello, Bill Medley Rock Right 2 Rock
It was the fifth annual “Right 2 Rock” event, raising funds for Little Kids Rock, an organization that works to restore and revitalize music education in public schools.
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Look to the Stars  
October 21, 2013
National; New York City, NY
Rock Legends Attend Right to Rock Benefit
Little Kids Rock hosted its fifth annual Right to Rock benefit to ensure the gift of musical education remains in America’s most economically challenged public schools.
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Vintage Vinyl News  
October 19, 2013
National; New York City, NY
Set List: Darlene Love Gets “Big Man of the Year Award with Elvis Costello, Brian Wilson, Elvis Costello, Bill Medley
Darlene Love was honored on Friday night at Cipriani’s in New York with the 2013 Big Man of the Year Award from the organization Little Kids Rock.
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QRO Magazine  
October 19, 2013
National; New York City, NY
Concert Gallery: Little Kids Rock: New York, NY
Photos from Right to Rock Benefit 2013 New York City.
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QRO Magazine  
October 19, 2013
National; New York City, NY
Little Kids Rock 2013
Little Kids Rock provides free instruments and lessons to kids in low-income communities and teaches kids the musical styles they love.
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Broadway Showbiz  
October 19, 2013
National; New York City, NY
Little Kids Rock Part. 2
Video of Darlene Love at Right to Rock Benefit 2013.
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Associated Press
Re-Published: Time Magazine, Washington Post, ABC News, Yahoo!, NJ.com, Hawaiian Telcom
October 18, 2013
National; New York City, NY
Rock of Hall Famers, Kids Celebrate Darlene Love
The tenacious star wants kids to know they’ll need hope, courage, faith, “substance” — and lots of hard work.
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Broadway Showbiz  
October 18, 2013
National; New York City, NY
Elvis Costello at Little Kids Rock
Video of Elvis Costello at Right to Rock Benefit 2013.
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PBLCTY.com  
October 18, 2013
National; New York City, NY
Rock Royalty Honors Darlene Love as Little Kids Rock “Big Man of the Year”
Non-profit organization, Little Kids Rock, hosted its fifth annual Right to Rock benefit to ensure the gift of musical education remains in our nation’s most economically challenged public schools.
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Asbury Park Press  
October 18, 2013
National; New York City, NY
Van Zandt: ‘Kids’ Benefit Keeps Clarence’s Spirit Alive
Love was the honoree of the “The Big Man of the Year Award,” so named after the late E Street Band saxophonist Clarence Clemons, a member of the Little Kids Rock honorary board when he was alive.
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radio.com  
October 18, 2013
National; New York City, NY
Brian Wilson, Elvis Costello, Bill Medley Highlight Little Kids Rock Darlene Love Tribute
At Cipriani’s on Wall Street in New York City, a handful of legendary artists – Little Steven Van Zandt, Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys, Elvis Costello and Bill Medley of the Righteous Brothers – came together to pay tribute to Darlene Love.
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Showbiz411.com  
October 18, 2013
National; New York City, NY
Rolling Stones Playing NYC Club Gig Next Month
Little Kids Rock, Steve and Maureen van Zandt’s pet project, with performances by Elvis Costello, Brian Wilson, Debbie Harry, Jake Clemons, Bill Medley of the Righteous Brothers, and Darlene Love.
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Kris Allen Lists  
October 17, 2013
National; New York City, NY
Throwback Thursday: October 16, 2013 Little Kids Rock 10th Anniversary Gala, Honoring Steven Van Zandt
Little Kids Rock is holding its annual gala for 2013; this year, the honoree is the great Darlene Love.
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PR Web.com  
October 16, 2013
National; Bay Area, CA; San Francisco,CA
Little Kids Rock Will Honor Memory of Facebook Head Chef Josef Desimone At Annual Benefit Event
National nonprofit Little Kids Rock will host its annual “Rockin’ The Bay Benefit” on Saturday, November 9, at Facebook’s Menlo Park headquarters.
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Brooklyn Vegan  
October 15, 2013
National; New York City, NY
Brian Wilson Played a Surprise ‘Pet Sounds’ Show at Beacon Theatre with Jeff Beck and Friends
Beach Boy, Brian Wilson, and guitar maestro, Jeff Beck, are on a tour together and that tour came to NYC for a show at Beacon Theatre.
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Backstreets.com 
October 15, 2013
National
The “Big Man of the Year” Crown Passes from Stevie to Darlene
This year’s recipient will be the legendary  Rock and Roll Hall of Famer that Bruce Springsteen once called “one-woman wall of sound,” Darlene Love.
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The Wall Street Journal 
October 13, 2013
National
Rocking Public Schools with Music Education Grants
To Andrew Davis, music education is one of the great under-promoted, underestimated areas of education.
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Blabbermouth.net 
October 9, 2013
National
Metallica Frontman to be Honored by Little Kids Rock
Metallica frontman James Hetfield will be honored during the organization’s annual benefit event at Facebook HQ in Menlo Park, CA.
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antiMUSIC.com 
October 8, 2013
National
Little Kids Rock to Honor Metallica Frontman James Hetfield
Metallica frontman James Hetfield is set to be honored by Little Kids Rock during the organization’s annual benefit at Facebook HQ in Menlo Park, CA.
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Berklee Today
October 3, 2013
National
For Kids About to Rock We Salute You
From its humble beginnings as a handful of students and guitars, to its current standing as the largest nonprofit music education program in the country, Little Kids Rock has been a game changer in the music-education field.
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Music Connection
September 20, 2013
Los Angeles, CA
Shelley Lazar Joins Little Kids Rock 
Little Kids Rock has announced the appointment of Shelley Lazar – Founder and President of SLO VIP Services – to its Board of Directors.
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NorthJersey.com
September 6, 2013
Verona, NJ
Cedar Grove Little Kids Rock Organization Moves to Verona
The growing music education advocacy group will move from Pompton Avenue to a larger space less than a mile down Grove Avenue.
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NorthJersey.com
August 9, 2013
Cedar Grove, NJ
Grant Aims to Help Cedar Grove Nonprofit in Music Education
Funding will expand “Modern Band” programs in Nashville, Atlanta and Tampa
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Acuvue
July 25, 2013
Los Angeles, CA
Bridgit Mendler and Katie’s Mentorship Episode
Bridgit Mendler helps Katie, winner of the Acuvue 1-day contest, get closer to her dream of making a difference, putting on a concert with Little Kids Rock!
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Music and Sound Retailer
July 24, 2013
Cedar Grove, NJ
NAMM Foundation Awards Grant to Little Kids Rock.
The funding allows Little Kids Rock to continue to put music education back in school systems. Little Kids Rock is one of 21 recipients to receive grant support from the Namm Foundation.
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Time Out New York
July 17, 2013
New York City, NY
Big Kids Rock! A Battle of the Bands!
The London Wail, The Regressions and Fifth of Bourbon take to the stage to compete for the audience’s favor, with performances from students from the Mott Hall Community Community School in the Bronx, raising $30,000!
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Pollstar
July 4, 2013
Cedar Grove, NJ
Lazar joins Little Kids Rock
Shelly Lazar, founder of SLO VIP Services, has been added to the board of directors for Little Kids Rock.
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Modern Drummer
July 3, 2013
New York City, NY
Big Kids Rock-Battle of the Bands Benefit Concert
Bands gather to rock and jam to raise money to continue to put music education back in schools.
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Brighton Living
July 1, 2013
Cedar Grove, NJ
Wish Fulfilled with John Flora
David Wish dreamed of enriching children’s lives by teaching them to play popular music. Now in nearly a thousand schools, his program shows what can happen when Little Kids Rock.
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PR News
June 17, 2013
Cedar Grove, NJ
Musical Education Non-profit Little Kids Rock Tunes Into Public Relations
The Marcus Group selected Little Kids Rock (LKR), a national nonprofit that works to restore music education in underfunded public schools, for Pro Bono Public Relations.
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New York 1 News
June 20, 2013
New York, NY
Little Kids Rock Program Brings Music Back to Silent Classrooms
Shelley Golberg interviews Little Kids Rock Communications Director Keith Hejna and student Ashley Nunez.
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The Jersey Journal
June 6, 2013
Jersey City, NJ
Pop Star Darlene Love Visits Jersey City School, Sings With Kids Pop Star Darlene Love delivered instruments to a Jersey City middle school and inspired a classroom full of children.
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The Bronx Times
June 1, 2013
New York, NY
Guns N’ Roses Guitarist Stops by Mott Hall
Guns N’ Roses Guitarist Bumblefoot delivered Gibson guitars to Mott Hall Community School.
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Music Connection
May 21, 2013
National; Los Angeles, CA
Madonna Guitarist Monte Pittman Helps Bring Music Education into L.A. Schools 
Monte Pittman, lead guitarist for Madonna and current solo artist, jammed with students at Pio Pico Middle School in Los Angeles, who participating in the free Little Kids Rock music program.
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PR Web International
April 24, 2013
New York, NY
Guns N’ Roses Guitarist Delivers Gibson Guitars to Hurricane Sandy Victims
Guns N’ Roses Guitarist Bumblefoot delivered Gibson guitars to students at Mott Hall Community School in The Bronx.
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Taylor Guitars
April 23, 2013
National
Taylor Guitars Donates 300 Guitars to Little Kids Rock
Taylor Guitars has announced a donation pledge of 300 guitars to Little Kids Rock, the leading provider of music education and free instruments to public school children in under-served communities across the United States.
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Huffington Post
April 19, 2013
National
Cross Generations Come Together to Help Non Profits
A Trend That Could Change Everything, Collaborations Across Generations — And What It Means for Causes, Nonprofits and Social Enterprise
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Look to the Stars
April 19, 2013
National
Nominations Open For Big Man Of The Year Award
Nominations open for Little Kids Rock award honoring “The Big Man” Clarence Clemons.
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Live 4 Ever
April 19, 2013
National
Michael Des Barres Talks About Helping Kids Through Music
Michael Des Barres talks about what really matters; helping those in need.
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1Love
April 18, 2013
National
“One Love” Lesson Plan
Little Kids Rock Teaches “One Love” To Students
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The Wall Street Journal
April 17, 2013
New York, NY
Clarence Clemons’ Legacy Lives On Through Little Kids Rock “Big Man Of The Year Award”
Fans nominate the next recipient of this special award.
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1Love
April 11, 2013
Los Angeles, CA
1Love Promotes Little Kids Rock and LA Teachers Workshop
1Love pays a visit to the Little Kids Rock LA Teachers Workshop.
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Pasadena Sun
April 5, 2013
Pasadena, CA
McKinley School in Pasadena is Rocking Out Thanks To Little Kids Rock
Despite years of cuts to public education, McKinley School in Pasadena is turning up the volume of its music program with the help of a dedicated teacher and a nonprofit program that provides instruments for students.
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1Love
April 2, 2013
Los Angeles, CA
LITTLE KIDS can ROCK too!
1Love Highlights charitable partner Little Kids Rock, revitalizing music in public schools.
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PR Web International, Inc.
April 1, 2013
Ferndale, WA
Accessorize for Charity at Unique Bracelet Bar Event
Disires by Mikolay hosts Julie Marie Chavez to Benefit Little Kids Rock
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Rolling Stone
March 19, 2013
Washington, DC
Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Chad Smith Lobbies for Music Education in Washington
Smith will join jazz guitarist (and ex-New York Yankee) Bernie Williams on behalf of the National Association of Music Merchants to demand a stronger national presence for music instruction in the classroom.
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Vintage Vinyl News
March 10, 2013
New York City, NY
Set List: The Music of Prince at Carnegie hall
The show benefits such aschools as the Church Street School of Music, The American Symphony Orchestra’s Music Nots, the Center for Arts and Education, and Little Kids Rock.
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Alliance Connection
March 7, 2013
Los Angeles, CA
Stars For A Great Cause Deliver The Gift of Music to Los Angeles School
Tim Urban, Aaron Kelly, Michael Johns,Brandon Rogers and Mikalah Gordon (American Idol), Cody Linley (Hannah Montana),Jeff Adams (Bass/Starship), Rob Arthur (Keyboard/Vocals Peter Frampton), Glenn McCuen (Nickelodeon), DaniKnights and Hayley Orrantia (X Factor/ Lakoda Rayne) delivered acoustic and electric guitars, amplifiers and keyboards to Pio Pico Middle School in Los Angeles.
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United Federation of Teachers
January 31, 2013
New York City, NY
School of Rock: Manhattan teacher’s passion rubs off on his music students
PS 34 teacher Ulises Soto inspires students through his Little Kids Rock music program.
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The New York Times
January 3, 2013
New York City, NY
Concert at Carnegie Hall Will Honor the Songs of Prince
An annual concert at Carnegie Hall to raise money for music education will feature Talib Kweli, the Roots and the Blind Boys of Alabama this year as they pay tribute to the songs of Prince
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The Huffington Post
January 2, 2013
New York City, NY
Top 5 Concerts of the Year for 2012
Little Kids Rock’s “Right to Rock” Benefit honoring Steven Van Zandt makes the list with performances by Tom Morello and Kris Allen.
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2012

The Organic View
December 31, 2012
National
Liberty Devitto Explains Why Little Kids Rock
Little Kids Rock is a non-profit organization on a mission to revitalize music education in public schools across the country.
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Los Angeles Times
December 21, 2012
Los Angeles, CA
Review: Jackson Browne, Bob Weir & friends in holiday benefit
The first Merry Minstrel Musical Circus on Thursday at the venerable Troubadour in West Hollywood was to be a public version of the jam sessions that L.A. guitarist, songwriter, singer and producer Jonathan Wilson used to hold regularly in his house in Laurel Canyon…
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The Rolling Stone
December 21, 2012
Los Angeles, CA
Jackson Browne, Bob Weir Top all-Star ‘Jam-a-Thon’ Benefit in L.A.
Jackson Browne called Jonathan Wilson “the jam king,” and last night Browne was one of several major artists to join the Los Angeles folk-rocker at the Troubadour for a “goodwill jam-a-thon.”
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Hollywood Today
December 17, 2012
Los Angeles, CA
Michael Des Barres Does Santa?
Half of proceeds from Michael Des Barres’ “Rock N’ Roll Santa” will go to nonprofit Little Kids Rock.
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Cablevision: The Neighborhood Journal
December 17, 2012
New York City, NY
Little Kids Rock’s 10th Anniversary
The Neighborhood Journal covered Little Kids Rock year-end gala at the Manhattan Center.
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The Huffington Post Entertainment
December 13, 2012
New York City, NY
Steven Van Zandt: The Hardest Working Man in Show Business
2012 has been a busy year for many entertainers. But try as I might, I can’t come up with anyone this year who has worked in as many different mediums and genres as Steven Van Zandt…
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Classic Hits and Oldies
December 13, 2012
Los Angeles, CA
Jackson Browne, Bob Weir to Perform at L.A. Benefit Show Co-Organized by Heartbreakers Guitarist
Jackson Browne and founding Grateful Dead singer/guitarist Bob Weir are among the stars who will perform at a December 20 benefit concert in Los Angeles
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Wallingford Patch
November 22,2012
New York City, NY
Connecticut’s own SNL’s Christine Ohlman performs at Little Kids Rock Benefit
Connecticut’s own SNL’s Christine Ohlman performed at Little Kids Rock. And according to Christine “There wasn’t a dry eye in the house, including her”.
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Elmore Magazine
November 15, 2012
New York City, NY
Right To Rock Celebration 2012 – Grand Ballroom of the Manhattan Center (New York, NY)
This year’s Little Kids Rock gala to present the fourth annual “Big Man of the Year” award was an extraordinary way, not only to call attention to the education plight inAmerica’s schools, but to bring to light some other facets of the contributions to this endeavor by Steven Van Zandt, this year’s recipient.
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UTNE
November 13, 2012
National
David Wish: Music Education Innovator
As public school districts across the country try to stretch insufficient funding as far as possible, the sad reality is that valuable programs such as arts and music will be sacrificed. But the story doesn’t have to end there, at least not if people like David Wish are around.
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Short and Sweet NYC
November 13, 2012
New York City, NY
5 Questions for the stars of the Little Kids Rock charity fundraiser
Stephen Van Zandt, Elvis Costello, Kris Allen, and more on Little Kids Rock fundraiser event.
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AXS TV
October 20, 2012
Denver, CO
Steven Van Zandt Honored by Little Kids Rock
Steven Van Zandt is awarded “Big Man of the Year” by Little Kids Rock at the Right 2 Rock celebration.
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VH1
October 18, 2012
New York City, NY
VH1 News: Little Kids Rock
VH1 on the Little Kids Rock Right to Rock gala in New York City.
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FOX News
October 17, 2012
New York City, NY
Springsteen, fellow Hall of Famers rock NYC kids’ charity show in honor of Steven Van Zandt
The night busted open in New York City as Bruce Springsteen and other Rock and Roll Hall of Famers helped Steven Van Zandt celebrate his Big Man of the Year award.
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ABC News Radio
October 17, 2012
New York City, NY
Bruce Springsteen Honors Steven Van Zandt at Little Kids Rock Benefit in NYC
Bruce Springsteen made a surprise appearance Tuesday in New York City at the Little Kids Rock charity’s Right 2 Rock celebration, where he presented E Street Band guitarist Little Steven Van Zandt with the “Big Man of the Year Award.”
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CBS News
October 17, 2012
New York City, NY
Bruce Springsteen honors Steven Van Zandt with Big Man of the Year award
Darlene Love, Elvis Costello and Dion were among the stellar performers Tuesday night at a rollicking benefit for Little Kids Rock, an initiative that rescues music education amid public school budget cuts.
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Rolling Stone Magazine
October 17, 2012
National
Bruce Springsteen Surprises Steve Van Zandt at Little Kids Rock Concert
Bruce Springsteen made a surprise appearance at the Little Kids Rock celebration, Right 2 Rock, where he presented E Street Band guitarist Steve Van Zandt with the “Big Man of the Year Award.”
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Associated Press
October 17, 2012
New York City, NY
Springsteen Presents Charity Honor to Van Zandt
Bruce Springsteen made an appearance at the Little Kids Rock charity’s Right 2 Rock celebration, where he presented E Street Band guitarist Steven Van Zandt with the “Big Man of the Year Award.”
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UTNE
October 16, 2012
National; New York City, NY
A Conversation With David Wish
David Wish is the founder and executive director of Little Kids Rock, a nonprofit organization that provides music education for students in disadvantaged public schools.
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Variety
October 4, 2012
National; New York City, NY
Cara Lewis, music agent, CAA
Music agent Cara Lewis supports Little Kids Rock.
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WKRN-TV
September 27, 2012
Nashville, TN
Little Kids Rock and Yamaha donate guitars to Metro Nashville students
Muriel Anderson and Ladd Smith bring guitars to Metro Nashville students as a part of the Music Makes Us initiative.
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Park Labrea News Beverly Press
September 27, 2012
New York City, NY
Rosewood Rocks with Donated Instruments
The concert on Sept. 20 was held to launch a partnership between Little Kids Rock and Adopt the Arts, an organization that has been supplementing the music programs at Rosewood with donations of funding and musical instruments.
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YouTube
September 26, 2012
Nashville, TN
Two Old Hippies Celebration of Music Nashville
Little Kids Rock performance in Printer’s Alley
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News Channel 5
September 26, 2012
Nashville, TN
Little Kids Rock- Muriel Anderson and Ladd Smith
Students at Lakeview Design Center in Antioch receiving guitars receiving guitars as a part of the Music Makes Us initiative.
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neon tommy
September 24, 2012
Los Angeles, CA
LAUSD Music Programs Boosted By Adopt The Arts, Little Kids Rock
Adopt the Arts and Little Kids Rock—two nonprofit organizations– announced a partnership last week at Rosewood Elementary School to revitalize and develop music programs in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD).
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Annenberg TV News
September 23, 2012
Los Angeles, CA
Nonprofits Unite to Keep Music in LAUSD
Adopt the Arts and Little Kids Rock—two nonprofit organizations– announced a partnership on Thursday, Sept. 20th at Rosewood Elementary School to revitalize and develop music programs in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD).
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LAUSD Journal
September 21, 2012
Los Angeles, CA
Move Over Axl and Slash: LAUSD Rockers Perform at Ceremony Marking Donation of Guitars to Rosewood Elementary
The eleven-member band from Pio Pico Middle School, having just finished an original salsa number, waited patiently for the special guest performer to take his seat behind the drum set…
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Inside Music Row
August 25, 2012
Nashville, TN
“Celebration of Music” Benefits Little Kids Rock
To keep music thriving in Music City’s public schools, Two Old Hippies, Bedell Guitars & the Music Trades put on benefit event.
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WSMV – NBC
July 11, 2012
Nashville, TN
‘Little Kids Rock’ to put music back into schools
Two Old Hippies, Bedell Guitars & the Music Trades host “Celebration of Music” event with John Oates, Gary Morris…
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OK Magazine
June 25, 2012
National
Idols, X Factor, etc. Celebrate ‘Summer With the Stars’ in Mexico!
Stars align in Mexico for the second Summer With The Stars event, raising funds for Little Kids Rock to keep music in schools.
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News 10
May 18, 2012
Tampa, FL
Students hold concert after receiving donated instruments
Little Kids Rock teacher and students use donated instruments and curricula and take the stage for an epic concert!
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TBO.com
May 18, 2012
Tampa, FL
Schoolhouse rock: Dale Mabry students take the stage
Little Kids Rock teacher and students use donated instruments and curricula and take the stage for an epic concert!
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WSMV (NBC)
May 16, 2012
Nashville, TN
Bulger’s Beat: Unique program brings the music into schools
John Oates and Little Kids Rock announce 1st annual Rock’n & Reel’n Celebrity Fishing Tournament with Two Old Hippies.
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Rolling Stone Magazine
May 16, 2012
National
Random Notes
John Oates and Little Kids Rock announce 1st annual Rock’n & Reel’n Celebrity Fishing Tournament with Two Old Hippies.
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Examiner.com
May 16, 2012
Nashville, TN
Rock’n & Reel’n Celebrity Fishing Tournament and Concert
John Oates and Little Kids Rock announce 1st annual Rock’n & Reel’n Celebrity Fishing Tournament with Two Old Hippies.
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MusicRow.com
May 16, 2012
Nashville, TN
1st Annual Rock’n & Reel’n Benefit Gala
John Oates and Little Kids Rock announce 1st annual Rock’n & Reel’n Celebrity Fishing Tournament with Two Old Hippies.
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Nashville.com
May 16, 2012
Nashville, TN
John Oates Joins Talented Kids
John Oates and Little Kids Rock announce 1st annual Rock’n & Reel’n Celebrity Fishing Tournament with Two Old Hippies.
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KRCB Radio
May 2, 2012
Sonoma, CA
Little Kids Rock Benefit Featuring Shelby Lynne
Little Kids Rock teacher Bill Singer discusses how the program impacts his children’s lives.
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O Magazine
April
National
Gifts that Made a Difference
Little Kids Rock was able to put more instruments into schools nationwide after Oprah fans made donations!
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Sonoma Magazine
April 26, 2012
Sonoma, CA
Flowery’s ‘Little Kids Rock’
Shelby Lynne and Prairie Prince headline an event to benefit Little Kids Rock’s Bay Area program.
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Education Week
April 24, 2012
National
Social Entrepreneurs Try to Offer Solutions to K-12 Problems
Little Kids Rock founder David Wish is changing the way music education is taught in our public schools.
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Neighborhood Journal
April 1, 2012
New York, NY
Little Kids Rock!
Take a look at how Little Kids Rock transforms children’s lives by taking a sneak peak at this New York City class.
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USA Today Weekend
March 3, 2012
Fort Collins, CO
Little Kids Rock in Poudre
With a grant from Bohemian Foundation, Little Kids Rock launches its newest chapter with a massive donation!
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CBS Denver
March 1, 2012
Fort Collins, CO
Ever Seen So Many Guitars?
With a grant from Bohemian Foundation, Little Kids Rock delivers hundreds of guitars to the Poudre School District in Fort Collins.
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The Denver Post
March 1, 2012
Fort Collins, CO
Little Kids Rock Donates Guitars in Fort Collins
With a grant from Bohemian Foundation, Little Kids Rock launches its newest chapter in Fort Collins, CO in style!
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The Coloradoan
February 6, 2012
Fort Collins, CO
PSD teachers rock new music program
With a grant from Bohemian Foundation, Little Kids Rock launches its newest chapter in Fort Collins, CO!
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Atlanta Journal Constitution
January 27, 2012
Atlanta, GA
Best In Class
G. Love delivers free instruments and jams with students at Jean Childs Young Elementary in Atlanta.
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The Tennessean
January 22, 2012
Nashville, TN
Davidson County Briefs: Students get a little G. Love
G. Love delivers free instruments and jams with students at Mt. View Elementary in Nashville.
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NewsChannel 5
January 21, 2012
Nashville, TN
G. Love Visits Little Kids Rock in Nashville
The blues and hip hop frontman jams with students and brings a surprise donation to their classroom!
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MyFox Atlanta
January 20, 2012
Atlanta, GA
G. Love Joins the Band by Going Back to School
G. Love drops in on an Atlanta Little Kids Rock class and brings a surprise gift with him – brand new guitars!
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NJ Monthly
January 2012
New Jersey
Social Datebook
Lady Gaga, Steven and Maureen Van Zandt, Dion, and others show up to support Little Kids Rock at the charity’s annual Right to Rock Celebration.
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2011

The Dr. Phil Show
December 19, 2011
National
Little Kids Rock Across America, sponsored by the Dr. Phil Foundation
Dr. Phil and Nick Carter show how important 2nd chances can be.
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Univision - Aqui y Ahora
December 13, 2011
National
Little Kids Rock en Espanol
Univision features Little Kids Rock and some the rock stars that support the children who benefit from the program.
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ABC24
December 6, 2011
Memphis, TN
Trans-Siberian Orchestra Fundraises For Little Kids Rock
Dru Davison, Arts and Music Administrator from the Memphis City Public Schools, discusses the imporance of Little Kids Rock.
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ABC24
December 8, 2011
Memphis, TN
Trans-Siberian Orchestra Supports Little Kids Rock
Little Kids Rock teacher Matthew Cummings interviewed about the impact music education on his students.
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The Star-Ledger’s Inside New Jersey
December 2011 edition
New Jersey
Schoolhouse Rock
New Jersey’s top newspaper spotlight’s Little Kids Rock in its special edition, monthly magazine.
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S.F. Examiner
November 25, 2011
San Francisco, CA
Nonprofit Little Kids Rock brings music training
to dozens of Bay Area schools

Take a sneak peak into a Bay Area Little Kids Rock classroom!
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O Magazine
December 2011 edition
National
Spend a Little, Give a Lot
Oprah offers her favorite ways to give a big gift by spending a little, like $2 for a set of drum sticks to a Little Kids Rock class!
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Fox 5 News
November 9, 2011
New York
G. Love Shares Special Sauce Recipe with Little Kids Rock
G. Love visits P.S. 11 in the Bronx, jams with kids, and delivers free guitars to help augment their music program.
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San Francisco Chronicle
October 25, 2011
San Francisco
Santana returns to alma mater, guitar blazing
Carlos Santana visits Mission H.S. to jam with and inspire Little Kids Rock students. He also delivered guitars!
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KGO - ABC News
October 25, 2011
San Francisco
Carlos Santana Visits Alma Mater Mission H.S.
The rock legend jams onstage with Little Kids Rock students from San Francisco as he returns to his former high school.
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Rolling Stone Magazine
October 24, 2011
National
Lady Gaga attends Little Kids Rock Charity Event
Little Kids Rock honors Clarence Clemons & presents Lady Gaga with “The Big Man of the Year Award” at Right to Rock.
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Yahoo News
October 22, 2011
National
Lady Gaga Buys $13,000 Dinner At Charity Auction
Little Kids Rock honors Clarence Clemons & presents Lady Gaga with “The Big Man of the Year Award” at Right to Rock.
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Billboard Magazine
October 21, 2011
National
Lady Gaga in Moving Tribute to ‘Big Man’ at Little Kids Rock
Little Kids Rock honors Clarence Clemons & presents Lady Gaga with “The Big Man of the Year Award” at Right to Rock.
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Forbes Magazine
October 21, 2011
National
Lady Gaga’s $13,000 Dinner
Little Kids Rock honors Clarence Clemons & presents Lady Gaga with “The Big Man of the Year Award” at Right to Rock.
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Teen Vogue Magazine
October 17, 2011
National
Sonic Youth: Twilight’s Jackson Rathbone
Little Kids Rock students get a special visit from rocker/vampire, Jackson Rathbone from the Twilight Saga.
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Jersey Journal
October 17, 2011
Jersey City, NJ
Jersey City middle-schoolers jam with 1980s rocker Billy Squier
Little Kids Rock students have a special reherasal with Billy Squier and receive a surprise donation afteward.
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HLN
October 3, 2011
Los Angeles, CA
Little Kids Rock According to Monte Pittman and Scott Burstein
HLN interviews Little Kids Rock ambassador Scott Burstein and Monte Pittman about music education.
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La Voz
September 29, 2011
S.F. Bay Area, CA
Person of the Month: Matt Pope and Little Kids Rock
A touching profile of a Little Kids Rock teacher and how he uses the program to transform his children’s lives.
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Billboard
September 28, 2011
National
Backbeat: E Street Band’s Steven Van Zandt, Wife Maureen Visit Little Kids Rock Program in the Bronx
More on the Van Zandts’ instrument delivery to the Bronx.
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News 12
September 24, 2011
Newark, NJ
News 12 In Our Schools
LKR’s Trainer Greg Pavliv and Newark’s head of arts Jim Sheeley discuss Little Kids Rock in the Newark Public Schools.
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The Washington Post
September 21, 2011
Washington D.C.
Mute Child Finds His Voice (pg. 6)
This special spread in the Washington Post tells the story of a Little Kids Rock student impacted by music education.
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News 12 Bronx
September 21, 2011
New York, NY
Steven Van Zandt Delivers Instruments
The E Street Band guitarist and Sopranos star goes back to school to rock out with Little Kids Rock students!
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The Daily News
September 21, 2011
New York, NY
Steven Van Zandt rocks out with Bronx students
Steven and wife Maureen deliver the 4,000th instrument LKR has donated to the New York Public Schools.
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The Los Angeles Times
September 15, 2011
Los Angeles, CA
Nashville unveils ambitious music-education program for schools
Mayor Karl Dean proposes world’s most ambitious music education program in “Music City” schools.
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The New York Times
September 15, 2011
New York, NY
Rocking It Out: Exploring Music Teaching Methods
Are you a music teacher? This article explains how to implement Little Kids Rock into your classroom!
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The New York Times
September 13, 2011
New York, NY
Rock Is Not The Enemy
Is Little Kids Rock supplanting or supplementing traditional music education? David Bornstein addresses the debate.
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The New York Times
September 8, 2011
New York, NY
Beyond Baby Mozart, Students Who Rock
An in-depth look at the way that Little Kids Rock is changing music education as we know it. Join the debate!
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Suburban Essex Magazine
September 7, 2011
Montclair, NJ
Making Music a Priority
Little Kids Rock Founder, David Wish, receives an Ashoka Fellowship for his work with music education in schools.
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Music News Nashville
September 6, 2011
Nashville, TN
Little Big Town Sings Out for Music Education
Little Big Town and COUNTRY Financial raise money for Little Kids Rock in Chicago.
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Fox 45
September 5, 2011
Baltimore, MD
Quaker Chewy Superstar Search
Nick Jonas discusses the Chewy Superstar Search and Little Kids Rock’s role in providing music education to children nationwide.
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New York Post
August 24, 2011
New York, NY
Go-Go’s Inducted Into Greek Theater Rock Walk
Cost Plus World Marketing and the Go-Go’s support Little Kids Rock with a $10,000 gift.
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CMA’s Close Up Magazine
August 22, 2011
Nastional
Little Big Town Sings out for Music Education
with COUNTRY Financial

Facebook campaign raises $1,000 for Little Kids Rock.
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95.7 fm – “The Blaze”
August 15, 2011
Minneapolis, MN
Ride For Dime Minnesota Chapter Launch
Keith Hejna from Little Kids Rock is interviewed by morning show host “Spence” about Ride for Dime.
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The Examiner
August 10, 2011
National
Jackson Rathbone chosen to serve on honorary board
“Twilight” saga actor and 100 Monkeys musician Jackson Rathbone partners with Little Kids Rock.
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The Tennessean
August 2, 2011
Nashville, TN
Ashland City school rocks at Nashville event
LKR students receive five new Epiphones at Summer NAMM and meet guitar legends like Bernie Williams and Muriel Anderson.
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Music Connection
August 1 , 2011
Naional
Taboo Gives Back
Black Eyed Peas star Taboo delivers 10 electric guitars in Los Angeles and jams with LKR students.
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Star Local News
July 22, 2011
Frisco, TX
Nick Jonas visits Frisco Kroger for Quaker Chewy Superstar Search
“I think the reason I was most drawn to this search was the element with Little Kids Rock…” Jonas said.
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Better.tv
June 29, 2011
National
Nick Jonas and the Quaker Chewy Superstar Search
Nick Jonas dishes about his latest quest to find young talent while helping an important cause.
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FOX 29
June 20, 2011
Philadelphia, PA
Student With Mutism Turns To Music
A Little Kids Rock student from Philadelphia suffering from Selective Mutism Disorder finds his voice in guitar.
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Verona/Cedar Grove Patch
June 14, 2011
Cedar Grove, NJ
Cedar Grove Non-Profit Receives Grant
The NAMM Foundation announced that LKR was one of 35 recipients of the organization’s 2011-2012 grants program.
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NEW Magazine
June 2, 2011
Jersey City, NJ
Reading, ‘Riting and Rock
Little Kids Rock offers alternative to traditional music education in Jersey City Public Schools.
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The Press Democrat
June 1, 2011
Sonoma, CA
Sonoma Students Rock ‘n’ Roll
The talented bi-lingual 4th and 5th grade students of Flowery Elementary School rocked at the Barking Dog Cafe.
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News 12 Bronx
May 19, 2011
Bronx, NY
Musician Consultants Give Free Workshop to 100 LKR Students
“Face The Music” consultants give Bronx elementary students a songwriting workshop they will never forget!
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NY Daily News
May 19, 2011
New York
Kids Face The Music
Little Kids Rock students receive a musical seminar by Face The Music, normally reserved for large corporations.
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NJ Biz
May 16, 2011
New Jersey
Executive Moves: LKR Names New COO
Little Kids Rock names Judy Hurley as COO. The 25-year nonprofit veteran brings experience and expertise.
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S.F. Chronicle
May 16, 2011
Chicago, IL
A 12th Anniversary Vision of Kids and Music
Little Kids Rock will benefit from Foreign Cinema Restaurant’s 12th anniversary bash this Semptember in the S.F. Bay Area.
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ABC News
May 11, 2011
Chicago, IL
‘Little’ rockers show off at Chicago City Jam Summit
Little Kids Rock students from across the Chicago Public Schools come together for a musical showcase.
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Star Ledger
May 1, 2011
Cedar Grove, NJ
Executive Moves: LKR Names New COO
Judy Hurley of Montclair, NJ is named Chief Operating Officer of Little Kids Rock.
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YES Network’s Yankees Magazine
April 15, 2011
New York, NY
Bernie Williams Delivers Guitars in The Bronx
After helping raise money for Little Kids Rock, Bernie Williams delivers the instruments that funding helped purchase.
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TakePart.com
April 14, 2011
Los Angeles, CA
Monte Pittman Proves Little Kids Rock
Guitar teacher to the stars takes the time to give a special lesson to some Los Angeles LKR students.
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Southwest Journal
April 5, 2011
Minneapolis, MN
Little Kids Rock in Minneapolis
Minneapolis teachers put $150,000 donation to use by getting their kids rockin’ in April, which is International Guitar Month.
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Star Ledger
March 26, 2011
Jersey City, NJ
Bootsy Collins’ School of Funk
Bootsy Collins and Brian Hardgroove donate a bass to an LKR school in Jersey City and “funkify” the school!
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Star Ledger
March 20, 2011
Newark, NJ
They Have The Music In Them…
More than 20 Newark and Jersey City teachers spent the weekend being trained by Little Kids Rock!
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News 12 Bronx
March 15, 2011
Bronx, NY
Former Yankee Surprises Bronx Students
Bernie Williams drops in on I.S. 162 to deliver some free guitars and jam with the students.
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NY Daily News
March 16, 2011
New York, NY
Bernie Williams pitches in by donating guitars to 6th-grade class
Former Yankee visits school, jams with students, and donates instruments to I.S. 162 in the Bronx.
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Toni On! New York
March 9, 2011
Jersey City, NJ
Jersey City students know how to rock!
Toni Senecal visits Franklin L. Williams Middle School #7 and the Little Kids Rock students rock her world!
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Northeaster
March 9, 2011
Minneapolis, MN
Because “every kid deserves to rock” teachers learn
LKR trains 23 Minneapolis Public School teachers and prepares them to run rockin’ music classes in their schools.
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Star Tribune
March 3, 2011
Minneapolis, MN
“Rock n roll music ed”
LKR launches a new chapter in Minneapolis with a free workshop and donation of more than $150,000 of resources.
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Cities 97 – fm
March 2, 2011
Minneapolis, MN
“Chatting with Greg Pavliv from Little Kids Rock”
Greg Pavliv discusses Little Kids Rock’s beginnings and launch in Minneapolis with BT on the morning show.
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Atlanta Journal-Constitution
February 24, 2011
Atlanta, GA
“Little Kids Rock helps bring music back to classroom”
Joshua Radin visits an Atlanta LKR class and finds inspiration within the classroom walls.
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NJBiz.com
February 24, 2011
Bergen and Passaic Counties, NJ
“PR firm offers free services to seven nonprofits”
LKR selected from over 130 nonprofits to receive a year of free PR services from The Marcus Group.
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The Record
February 21, 2011
Bergen and Passaic Counties, NJ
“Music Educators Win Year Of Free Marketing”
LKR selected from over 130 nonprofits to receive a year of free PR services from The Marcus Group.
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FOX 17
February 4, 2011
Nashville, TN
“Joshua Radin Works to Revitalize Music Education”
Joshua Radin visits an LKR classroom in Nashville – one of six stops at LKR schools across the nation.
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UltimateGuitar.com
February 3, 2011
Los Angeles, CA
“Monte Pittman Takes Time To Teach Guitar To LA Middle School Students”
Adam Lambert’s and Madonna’s guitarist visits an LKR classroom in Los Angles to give a guest lesson.
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2010

MMR Magazine
December 28, 2010
National
“Little Kids Rock Benefit Raises over $175G”
LKR’s “Right to Rock” gala raises more than $175,000 to restore and revitalize music education in public schools.
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TakePart.com
December 22, 2010
Jersey City, NY
“The Power of Music Transforms One Jersey City Teen”
Little Kids Rock brought music into Jade Adams’ life and since then, she’s had some amazing opportunities.
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NBC’s The Sing Off
December 20, 2010
National
“The Sing Off Season Finale”
A capella finalists Street Corner Symphony visit and deliver instruments to an LKR school in Los Angeles.
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YES Network’s Yankees Magazine
October 27, 2010
New York, NY
“Bernie Williams Is Honored by Little Kids Rock”
Bernie Williams receives “Big Man of the Year” award from Little Kids Rock at the annual “Right to Rock” gala.
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Verona/Cedar Grove Patch
October 26, 2010
Cedar Grove, NJ
“The Right to Rock Upheld by Cedar Grove-Based Foundation”
LKR honors Bernie Williams, Kris Allen, and raises $175,000 at annual Right to Rock gala.
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OK! Magazine
October 22, 2010
National
“Kris Allen Is Honored by Little Kids Rock”
Interview with American Idol Kris Allen before being honored by LKR at the Right to Rock gala.
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Premier Guitar Magazine
October 14, 2010
National
“Rockstar-Painted Strats for Little Kids Rock”
LKR auctions off guitars decorated by celebrities like Gene Simmons, Stephen Colbert, Slash and more.
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Montclair Times
October 14, 2010
Montclair, NJ
“Donated guitars inspire Hillside youths”
Guitars donated to a Montclair school by Little Kids Rock inspire youths to practice on their own.
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Tonic
October 4, 2010
International
“Little Kids Rock Strums On Heartstrings”
Little Kids Rock auctions off guitars decorated by celebrities like Gene Simmons, Stephen Colbert, Slash and more.
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Pasadena Star-News
September 22, 2010
Pasadena, CA
“School of Rock Lives in Pasadena”
Former Guns N’ Roses drummer Matt Sorum visits and jams with LKR students from Pasadena.
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UltimateGuitar.com
September 13, 2010
International
“Right to Rock and Guitar Auction”
Little Kids Rock gears up for annual “Right to Rock” gala and celebrity-painted custom guitar auction.
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Tampa Tribune
September 4, 2010
Tampa, FL
“Real-life guitar hero inspires youngsters”
Toby Keith’s guitarist, Rich Eckhardt, visits and jams with LKR students from Tampa.
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KERA-FM
August 30, 2010
Dallas, TX
“Economy Project: The School Of Rock At DISD”
LKR Founder David Wish and LKR teachers from Dallas discuss the state of music education.
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A&E Gene Simmons Family Jewels
August 24, 2010
Los Angeles, CA
“For The Love Of Rock”
Gene Simmons and his family visit an LKR class in Los Angeles, and donate guitars to their school.
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Examiner.com
August 23, 2010
Los Angeles, CA
“Guitarist Monte Pittman opens up in new interview”
Monte Pittman speaks about joining LKR’s Honorary Board of Directors and revitalizing.
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MTV Made
August 20, 2010
Newark, NJ
“Global Giving Wave For Change Campaign”
MTV Made transforms a barren classroom in Newark, NJ into a haven for music education.
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Dallas Observer
May 10, 2010
Dallas, TX
“The Real School of Rock at Nolan Estes Plaza”
LKR students from the DISD gathered for the 2nd annual Jam Summit – a full day of workshops and concerts.
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FOX 17
April 5, 2010
Nashville, TN
“Kids Start Own Band”
LKR students from Nashville perform at a Hot Topic store and talk to reporter Stacy McCloud about their band.
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Blabbermouth.net
March 30, 2010
New York, NY
“Anthrax’s Frank Bello Donates Basses To NYC Public Schools”
Famous bassist Frank Bello visits and donates a bass/amp to an LKR school near where he grew up in the Bronx.
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2009

CBS The Dr. Phil Show
December 10, 2009
Los Angeles, CA
“Little Kids Rock Across America”
Dr Phil announces a partnership with Little Kids Rock that will bring music to more than 25,000 kids.
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CBS 2
December 8, 2009
Los Angeles, CA
“Surprise Announcement “
Dr Phil announces a partnership with Little Kids Rock that will bring music to more than 25,000 kids.
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LIFE
December 7, 2009
Los Angeles, CA
“Dr. Phil Foundation Announcement with Little Kids Rock “
The Dr. Phil Foundation launches an initiative with called “Little Kids Rock Across America.”
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CW 6
December 5, 2009
San Diego, CA
“Kids Rock”
LKR launches a new chapter with a free workshop and instrument donation to the San Diego Public Schols.
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FOX 17
November 30, 2009
Nashville, TN
“Students Perform at Tree Lighting Ceremony”
LKR students perform for Governor Phil Bredesen at the annual Christmas tree lighting in Nashville, TN.
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FOX 4
September 11, 2009
Dallas, TX
“Dallas Teachers Schooled in Music”
Dallas teacbers are schooled in music education in a two-day workshop by Little Kids Rock.
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FOX 13
September 1, 2009
Memphis, TN
“Memphis Students ‘Rock’ Due To Donation”
Memphis teachers are trained by LKR in a two-day workshop that will bring resources to their schools.
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The Tennessean
May 13, 2009
Nashville, TN
“Big Kenny donates 140 Guild™ guitars to Nashville Schools”
Big Kenny, of Big & Rich, demonstrated that his heart is as far-reaching as his talent.
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CNN
March 28, 2009
Los Angeles, CA
“Slash Visits Little Kids Rock class in East L.A.”
Slash of Velvet Revolver & Guns ’N Roses visits 36 thunderstruck Little Kids Rock students in L.A.
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ABC 7
March 26, 2009
Los Angeles, CA
“Guns N’ Roses Star Visits L.A. School”
Slash of Velvet Revolver & Guns ’N Roses visits 36 thunderstruck Little Kids Rock students in L.A.
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Los Angeles Times
March 26, 2009
Los Angeles, CA
“Never Too Young To Rock ‘N’ Roll”
Slash of Velvet Revolver & Guns ’N Roses visits 36 thunderstruck Little Kids Rock students in L.A.
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The Tampa Tribune
February 26, 2009
Tampa, FL
“Carmine Appice and Little Kids Rock students rock Tampa”
Drum legend, Carmine Appice, visits and jams with local Little Kids ROck students at Oak Grove Elementary.
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2008

Dallas Morning News
September 28, 2008
Dallas, TX
“Striking the Right Chord with Students”
Little Kids Rock provides free instruments and resources to underserved schools in Dallas.
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Chicago Tribune
July 2, 2008
Chicago, IL
“The kids are rockin’, all right”
Youths find more reasons to pick up that guitar & jam – and parents don’t mind at all.
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Guitar Player
March 11, 2008
“Singer Meredith Brooks Join Fight for Music Education”
Meredith Brooks joins musicians such as Bonnie Raitt and BB King on the Little Kids Rock honorary board.
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The Tampa Tribune
February 12, 2008
Tampa, FL
“Rock N’ Roll Call”
Tampa Bay teachers launch their own chapter of Little Kids Rock in Hillsborough County.
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