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Catch us at the Blues Fest this weekend in Portland!

Jun 26, 2016

Experience UBMNA LIVE! Off Site - Hotel Rose - July 1-4 - 11a On Site - Front Porch Stage - July 4 - 2:15p - The ALL-STAR Review! On The Boat - DME Blues Cruise - July 3 - 2:45 - Special Guest - "Sail On Sister" Join the FUN! It's always A HIGHLIGHT at the Festival and an...

Make Music Day PDX and Blues Fest Preview

Jun 22, 2016

United By Music North America was honored to perform for the Make Music Day PDX Make Music Day PDX on Tuesday June 21st, 5-6:30p at The Vault at O'Connor's Cafe and Bar This was a preview of our set we will be performing at Waterfront Blues Festival on July 4th in Port...

Rose City Fair Festival

Jun 3, 2016

We're excited to be invited back to perform at the Rose City Fair Festival in Portland on June 4!  Come out for a fun day at the fair, rest in the shaded area of the Rose City Stage for our 5 PM performance, then catch the popular Starlight Parade


May 24, 2016

MAY 29 Sunday  3:00-6:00 PM, @Wurlitzer Manor, Gig Harbor, WA IT'S EASY TO MAKE YOUR RESERVATION!   Donate  Click on the Donate Button above Enter & complete your donation/ Requested $20 per person. Get ready to have FUN! You're Inv...

Legacy of Candye Kane – 1961-2016

May 24, 2016

On Friday night, May 6 th ,   Candye Luise Kane passed away.   Over the next days and weeks, much will be written, said, sung, cried and shouted about Candye and her place in the music world. People will share their personal stories and photos.   There is much fo...



United by Music North America is a U.S. based 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Our mission is to further the scope of our parent company in Europe, United by Music, by providing programs of study and performance in blues, swing and jazz music for muscially talented people with intellectual disabilities here in North America. We aim to improve the quality of life for our members, and challenge public attitudes about people with an intellectual disability, showing that we are more alike than we are different through the exceptional talents of our members.

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