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July TSR Hot and Happening
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Posted July 17, 2014

Its the dog days of the Texas summer and what a summer it has been! Cool, calm, collected.

Musical, artistic! Texas Songwriters in the Round is gearing up for the July thru September round of events.

These are special months for TSR.

The next 3 months TSR will be raising all the funds to take Texas Songwriters in the Round to MD Anderson Sept 20th, to perform in the “Chemo Sabe Lobby” for the annual AIM@ Melanoma for the Cure Fun Run. Thousands of people attend this event to support public awareness and outreach for melanoma as well as raise money for the cure. On Sept 20th, Saturday, the medical skin clinic is open to the public for free screenings, some of the best cancer research doctors share new discoveries and hope on stage. The event features a short 5K run that raises money, each year AIM donates about a million dollars to research for the cure. That’s where TSR performs!

TSR been taking members of our music team, Texas Songwriters in the Round, to the event to make beautiful music all day, this is year 4. Each year our team of musicians grows and regulars return. Texas Songwriters in the Round is 501-c3 organization that started in Mason County Texas in 1999. We were granted non-profit status in 2008. Our musicians love taking uplifting, positive music into community settings as part of our mission. We look to add some other services down the road such as going into patient areas, providing famous Texas musicians and therapists into various treatment settings and providing music services for other events. That is the future.

The organization is raising $1500.00 for their team to attend the 2 day event in Houston Tx. These funds will be used for gas, food, lodging and parking fees for that weekend. The Great Castell Kayak Race has been cancelled due to drought, so TSR counts on fans and sponsors to reach the goal. Musicians meet there from all over Texas.

This month is the ever wonderful and talented HillHouse, featuring the songwriting of Daryl Watson. He is a Mason local and is one of the favorites at the Sandstone Cellars stage! Also we will be hearing from John Beam + family, Jerialice and many more.

TSR is a 501c-3 organization that presents free, original music to rural communities and selling their their tee shirts to fund the annual trip to MD Anderson Houston, Texas to perform in the Lobby for the AIM Melanoma fund raiser. Miss Arsenault lost her sister to Melanoma, and has become an advocate; she believes playing music for hope and joy uplift all communities. You can see more at the web site Texas Songwriters in the Round is a uniquely Mason,Texas group which originated in Mason and is now in the 15th year of producing songwriter showcases.

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