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JP Parsons will be performing at 620 State on February 8 at 8:30 to raise funding to become a Friend of 1927!

BCMA Fundraising Concert to Feature JP Parsons

February 06, 2012

The Birthplace of Country Music Alliance (BCMA) grassroots fundraising campaign, Friends of 1927, is simple — 1,927 people giving $520 to raise $1 million to begin final construction on the Birthplace of Country Music Cultural Heritage Center. With less than $1 million of the $10.57 million project left to raise, the Friends of 1927 are key to achieving that goal.
"We have a large number of talented artists in our region who have expressed their support verbally, but are unable to commit financially," says BCMA Director of Marketing Charlene Baker. "The support of our music community is essential, and our local musicians deserve the honor of having their names in the halls of the new Cultural Heritage Center as a founding Friend of 1927. We want to do everything we can to help them achieve that."JP Parsons will be performing at 620 State on February 8 at 8:30 to raise funding to become a Friend of 1927. Visit www.birthplaceofcountrymusic.org for more information. If you are a local musician who wishes to do a fundraiser for Friends of 1927, call 423-573-1927.

The plan is simple. Artists use gigs they already have booked to help them raise $520 to become Friends of 1927. The BCMA helps get people out to the show by promoting the gig as a BCMA event. What if the artist doesn't raise the entire $520 in one night? Anyone who makes a pledge is given the opportunity to pay in up to four installments.