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MusicNow Foundation | Nightingale's Acoustic Café

The MusicNow Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization based in Old Lyme, CT dedicated to the support of live music to engage, enrich, and educate youth through workshop programming, performance opportunities and musical mentorships nurturing creative and artistic growth in our children making music accessible to all.

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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. Currently held at the First Congregational Church of Old Lyme, 2 Ferry Road.

$5 door donation.

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Contact Nightingale's Acoustic Café

68 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371

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