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Who We Are

MusicNow Foundation, Inc

Nightingale's Acoustic Café

The MusicNow Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization based in Old Lyme, CT and founded in 2013. We are dedicated to the support of live music to engage, enrich, and educate young and old through workshop programming, performance opportunities and musical mentorships. We offer nurturing, creative opportunities for artistic growth to all ages, making music accessible to everyone.
Since inception we have welcomed hundreds of people seeking to explore the power of music through a safe and supportive collaborative community.
Nightingale's Acoustic Café financially supports the foundation by covering overhead expenses which allows grants and donations to go directly to programming.

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Nightingale's Acoustic Café

Live, Local, and Homegrown

Nightingale’s Acoustic Café funds the MusicNow Foundation - an organization dedicated to the support of live music to engage, enrich, and educate youth. Stop by for coffee or a treat and help make music accessible to all!

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Engage   *   Enrich   *   Educate   *    E*nspire







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Community Music at its Best

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Pickin' Party

Tuesdays from 6-8 pm

Drop in guitar circle for all levels with Ramblin' Dan Stevens.  Bring your instrument and follow along or lead according to your comfort level....or just come watch.  For over 6 years...this group has welcomed friends in music at all levels...stop by. Meets at Nightingale's Acoustic Cafe, 68 Lyme St. Old Lyme.

$5 door donation.

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Contact Nightingale's Acoustic Café

68 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371

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