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YEAH! Rocks Showcase

Carnival/Festival for Youth Empowerment through Arts and Humanities (YEAH!)
Jun 08, 2024 from 12:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Deadline: May 31, 2024

Who's Going
Fundraising Goal $20,000
Expected Attendance 200
Reach 3,000
Ticket Price $10
Metro Area Nashville, TN
Exempt Status 501(c)(3) (IRS Form 990 Filed)
Nonprofit Category A - Arts, Culture & Humanities
Attendee Gender Ratio 25% Male, 75% Female
Potential Item Uses Gift Bag Online Auction Raffle/Sweepstakes Silent Auction
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Attendee Ages 0-4 Years 5-11 Years 12-17 Years 18-24 Years 25-34 Years 35-44 Years 45-54 Years 55-64 Years 65+ Years
Attendees' Children's Ages 0-4 Years 5-11 Years 12-17 Years 18+ Years
Special Populations Moms Health Conscious Foodies

On behalf of Youth Empowerment through Arts and Humanities, Inc. (YEAH!), a Nashville 501(c)(3) non-profit organization (Federal Tax ID 77-0662610), we are thrilled to invite you to be a part of our 21st music education showcase - YEAH! ROCKS. This annual event is dedicated to further empowering youth voices from all backgrounds through music education. 

We are reaching out to kindly request a generous item or gift cards for a family of four (4) in support of the success of the silent auction at this year's YEAH! Rocks Summer Camp Showcase. Your partnership plays a crucial role in helping us achieve our fundraising goal of $25,000 for 2024-2025 youth scholarship funds, programming, and operating expenses. Donations can be sent via email or arranged for pick-up at your earliest convenience.

Event Details 

Date & Time: Saturday, June 8, 2024, 12:30 doors, 1 - 3 pm event
Venue: The East Room, 2412 Gallatin Ave., Nashville, TN
Guests: 250
Highlights: Live performances by 8-10 YEAH! Rocks music summer camp youth ages 6-17, guest teaching artist bands, silent auction, and presentations by event and organization supporters.


YEAH! ROCKS Music Summer Camp Daily Activities

Open to campers of all musical levels
Fostering instrument proficiency and creative expression through bass, drums, guitar, keyboard, technology, or vocals
Hands-on experiences in music and art workshops (songwriting, recording, lighting, artist development… )
Engage in social justice and activism-related panels (identity, arts advocacy, music’s historical impact on positive social change)
Attend live performances and Q& As with visiting artists
Form a band, write an original song, and perform at a music venue

YEAH! Rocks doesn’t just teach tunes - it develops a culture of collaboration over competition, offers financial aid, instrument loans and a safe space for every camper. 

Why Donate?

Your support will have a profound impact, deepen engagement in the creative process for over 200 young leaders while developing their talents, life skills, and raising awareness of the positive impact music has on all communities. Our work is validated by positive feedback from students, such as these testimonials:

“My first opportunity enjoying YEAH’s workshops, and I was so impressed with the process and focus. Being included, my ideas taken into consideration is empowering when you are 14.”
“Making music allows me to tackle all challenges both mentally and even physically.” 
“[songs and their stories] help me through a lot, like bullying, grief, and loneliness.”

Who Do We Serve?  

Our Demographic Impact in 2023 included:

33% students of color
35% from low-income families
40% Hispanic
23% identify as LGBTQ
22% students with disabilities
55% receive full or partial program scholarships

Join us in making a positive impact on youth advocacy and arts, strengthening community engagement,and supporting those striving to make the world better through our innovative programming.

Your support will resonate in the lives of these young individuals, creating a harmonious future for all. Remember, YOU rock, WE rock, and together, we'll keep on rocking!

With gratitude,


Mariela Moscoso

Executive Director (she/her/ella)




The East Room
2412 Gallatin Avenue
Nashville, TN 37206