The mission of our nonprofit is to support artists with the creation and public performance of their work. We assist dancers, singers, musicians, visual artists, and other creators in fulfilling their ambitions and providing opportunities for the public presentation of their arts and talents. The organization does this by presenting, and producing community showcases, art and music festivals.
Produce quality cultural, arts and music festivals annually that will be family friendly, stimulate the cultural scene, contribute to local socio-economic development, and promote cultural touristic development and tourist customer retention.
Encourage the discovery of new artists and promote the festivals locally, nationally and internationally.
Dear Music is dedicated to serving underserved, and low-income individuals. Our organization is committed to providing programs to which individuals do not have access.
Since its inception, Dear Music, Inc. has been empowering the arts and STEM communities. We have served as a voice for diversity, inclusion, and equity for access to STEAM education and careers, entrepreneurship, and small business.,
Thomias (Rainbow Mosho), visual artist, author, and Beale Street Artcrawl young artistpreneuer has gone to HOLLYWOOD! Thomias is featured in the documentary “Living Out Loud” filmed by Hoplite Entertainment, an Emmy award winning production company.
The documentary features Scott Scovell Hamilton, retired American figure skater and Olympic gold medalist. Her biggest fans and support system Yadira Calderon, her father and uncle Charles Calderon along with the Founder of Beale Street Artcrawl, Victoria Franklin.
The film discusses Thomias realities as well as victories living with Autism. It also documents her preparing for the Beale Street Artcrawl Festival that happens on America’s most iconic street “Beale Street” located in Memphis, Tennessee.
Dear Music Inc. is a recipient of a Google $10,000 Grants award. The Google Grants program supports registered nonprofit organizations that share Google's philosophy of community service to help the world in areas such as science and technology, education, global public health, the environment, youth advocacy, and the arts. Google Grants is an in-kind advertising program that awards free online advertising to nonprofits via Google AdWords.
Dear Music Inc. is a grant recipient of Downtown Memphis Commission Arts Activation award. The grant supports production of the Beale Street Artcrawl Festival.
Dear Music Inc. is a USFCR- US Federal Verified Contractor.
Dear Music Inc. is DUNS Registered and Verified.