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Fly Me To The Moon

In order to “rage against the dying of the light” as Dylan Thomas so eloquently instructed us in his poem “Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night,” we enter the golden years holding our hearts open to the visceral moments that weaved the cords of a good life:  Our families, our loves, the tragedies and triumphs, and our songs.

As we age, the depth of our memories can be strengthened by a familiar tune that takes us back -- and full circle -- to the people we were, and are, and will be.  So it’s sad to consider that  opportunities to experience live music are diminished for senior citizens who live in care centers and other communities.

Local musician and producer Dean Mueller realized the need for live music in senior communities and formed Fly Me To The Moon, a nonprofit organization based in Portland whose mission is to bring high quality performances directly into their homes -- the care facilities.  “Scientific evidence shows the benefit of bringing music to these facilities. But it’s more than that.  Having a positive impact on their emotional state hits you in the heart.  You have to give the music they want to hear. So, we provide music that stimulates memory and takes them to a sweet place, hence the name Fly Me To The Moon,” he explained...

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2 Days Events

  • January 21, 2019 7:00 pm
    The Trifecta: Lisa Mann, Bre Gregg, Marry Kadderly
    Lake Theater & Cafe
  • January 21, 2019 7:30 pm
    Bayou Boyz
    Mekong Bistro
  • January 21, 2019 8:00 pm
    Lloyd Jones "Blue Monday"
    Muddy Rudder
  • January 22, 2019 N/A
    Heavy Sugar, Alan Hager, John Mazzocco, Carlton Jackson
    Clydes
  • January 22, 2019 7:00 pm
    Kevin Bednar Jam, guest Brian Harris
    Vinyl Tap Bar & Grill
  • January 22, 2019 7:00 pm
    The Colossal Organ Trio - Ben Rice, Dave Fleschner & Dave Melyan
    Catfish Lou’s
  • January 22, 2019 7:30 pm
    AC Porter Jam with special guests
    Mekong Bistro

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