Creative.Life.Support is a sponsored project of Fractured Atlas, a non-profit arts service organization. Contributions for the charitable purposes of Creative.Life.Support must be made payable to Fractured Atlas only and are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. Please consider making a tax-deductible donation to help support Creative.Life.Support's programs such as: the We Rock Workshop, Real.Life.Music Camp, Revival Concert Series, Creative.Life.Support Artist Development Program and our Non-Profit Record Label!

We recently wrapped up a successful IndieGoGo campaign in support or Real Life Music Camp and we want to send a big thank you out to our donors: Todd Whiteman, Mark Strickland, Lauren Stanley, Lisa Elee-Trunzo, Jason Trunzo and our many anonymous contributors.


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The 2016 Revival Series
Because in a perfect world:
shows are free, people show up, bands get paid and local music reigns supreme!


The Revival Series, now in its third year is a new model of local music showcase run through Creative.Life.Support. Every Revival show held at Mr. Smalls Theatre is a full-scale concert with full staff, lighting, and sound crew to provide local and regional artists experience playing a larger venue than they might be used to. In 2015 alone, over 2000 music lovers supported 150 Pittsburgh artist, collectively earning over $3000.

So how does THIS work? Well, each band receives a predetermined number of tickets which they distribute FREE to fans/friends/family/etc. Then each patron bringing a pre-printed ticket to the show will earn their band $1. Tickets will have the band's name printed first for easy identification & tallying, but each ticket will reflect the evening's full lineup. So if a band asks for 100 tickets and brings in 100 people they'll get $100, plain and simple.

Also at the end of each band's set the Mr. Smalls staff will "Pass the Hat" around the venue so patrons can donate extra money to the band. Attendees are free to donate to any/all of the other acts or not donate anything at all, it's totally up to you. So please come enjoy the free music and help us with this ground breaking experiment in local music culture!

Click here for an article about the Revival Series in the citypaper that explains it all pretty well

If your band is interested in performing at a Revival show, email info@mrsmalls.com

 



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