Upcoming Events and Fundraisers

Local Live Music Venues – would like to do an event to benefit Play It Forward SWMO? CONTACT US and we will make it happen!


Instrument Drive – Tom Watkins Neighborhood Association Night Out

Tom Watkins Neighborhood Association Night Out
When: Saturday Sept 19 at 4:00pm – 9:00pm
Where: Tom Watkins Park – 2100 W High St, Springfield, MO

It’s a big ole block party with TWNA, Springfield Police Dept., Springfield Fire Fighters, Community Partnership, Freshwater Church and many others. FREE Smoked Pork Chops and Hotdog Meal with all the trimmings. Live Music, Free Giveaways and much more

Play It Forward SWMO will be at this event to collect any lonely instruments that you want to donate to help a needy child.


Instrument Drive – School of Rock Springfield presents The Heavy Metal Show

School of Rock Springfield
When: Friday, October 2 at 7:00pm
Where: The Old Glass Place – 521 St Louis St, Springfield, MO

Come join School of Rock Springfield for The Heavy Metal Show! This will be the second of two performances with the first being at Cartoons Oyster Bar & Grill on September 24th, and the second one at The Old Glass Place on October 2nd. For both nights, doors open at 6:00pm, and the shows begin at 7:00pm!

Tickets are $5 in advance, $8 at the door.

Play It Forward SWMO will be at this event to collect any lonely instruments that you want to donate to help a needy child.


Delta Sol Revival – “Witness” Album Pre-Order

Delta Sol Revival
Artist; Tyler Stokes and Delta Sol Revival
When: Now
Label: King Peanut Publishing & Distributing
Website: deltasolrevival.com

Delta Sol Revival‘s debut EP was written by blues guitar virtuoso Tyler Stokes and recorded at PM Studios in Memphis. Witness was produced by Blues Music Award Winner Devon Allman and features Grammy Award winning drummer Yonrico Scott and Grammy nominee Rick Steff with SGF’s Shaun Munday on bass. Witness is due out in late 2015.

For every album, book or merchandise purchase, King Peanut makes a donation to the charity of the musician/author/artist’s choice. Delta Sol Revival’s Tyler Stokes selected Play It Forward’s St. Louis and Springfield, MO chapters as the recipient for Witness.

Pre-Order Delta Sol Revival, “Witness” and help Play It Forward.


Instrument Drive and Concert – Every Thursday

Nick and Ruell and Abbey
Artist; Nick and Ruell and Abbey
When: 7pm to 9pm
Where: McSalty’s Pizza Cafe – 2627 E Sunshine St, Springfield, MO

Play It Forward SWMO Director Ruell Chappel, Nick Sibley, Abbey Waterworth provide tasty entertainment at this great local eatery. If you have a gently used, or new, “lonely instrument” that needs a new child, bring it by! We’ll find a home for it! Come on out and let’s have some fun. Call 887-2589 for reservations!