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MTD4LYFE, Inc., the non-profit organization founded by Michael Tobias of Michael Tobias Design (MTD Bass) to support musicians in need, announced The Second Annual MTD Family Reunion benefit concert that will take place during the 2013 Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA on Saturday, January 26th, 2013 at J.T. Schmid’s.

Performers scheduled to appear include:
Andrew Gouche & Band of Brothers
Robert “Bubby” Lewis
Jimmy Haslip
Norm Stockton
CBC Trio featuring Charlie Kniceley
Eddy Khaimovich Group.

Tickets are available at The MTD booth #5868 during the NAMM Show for a donation of $20. 100% of the profits benefit The Sweet Relief Musicians Fund and H.E.A.R. (Hearing Educations and Awareness for Rockers).

Some extraordinary items will be given away at this event thanks to the generous contributions from some outstanding companies in the music industry including:
MTD Kingston Artist 4 Bass from Dana B. Goods
EBS MultiComp Bass Pedal
Epifani UL3-112 Bass Cabinet
Future Sonics MG5pro custom Ear Monitors
Gallient-Krueger MB200 Bass Amplifier
Kieffa Drums & Percussion
Artist Collectible Memorabilia
and more incredible prizes!

A complete list of giveaway items for the event will be announced.

Where and When:
J.T. Schmid’s
2610 E. Katella Avenue
Anaheim, CA 92802
Saturday, January 26th, 2013
Doors open at 7:00pm
Showtime at 7:30pm sharp

Tickets are available for a donation of $20 from the Michael Tobias Design (MTD Bass) Booth 5868 in Hall B during The 2013 NAMM Show.

Admission to this event requires one ticket per person attending.

About Sweet Relief Musicians Fund
Since 1994 Sweet Relief Musicians Fund has provided assistance to all types of career musicians who are struggling to make ends meet while facing illness, disability, or age-related problems. Grant recipients include recording artists, club and session musicians, composers & songwriters from across the country.

Sweet Relief has served the music community by helping musicians with medical and living expenses including insurance premiums, prescriptions, medical treatment and operative procedures, housing costs, food costs, utilities and other basic necessities.

About H.E.A.R.®
H.E.A.R. (Hearing Education and Awareness for Rockers), is a Non-Profit Organization 501c3–Est. in 1988 co-founded by bass-player Kathy Peck with the support of founding donor Pete Townshend of the Who.

H.E.A.R. is dedicated to raising awareness of the real dangers of repeated exposure to excessive noise levels from music which can lead to permanent debilitating hearing damage. Our mission is the prevention hearing loss and tinnitus among musicians, other music industry professionals and all music fans (especially teens) through education and grassroots advocacy. H.E.A.R. provides hearing services via HEAR Partner Audiologists and H.E.A.R./Listen Smart (DVD) School Programs.

About MTD4LYFE Incorporated
Founded in 2011 by legendary luthier and designer, Michael Tobias, he created MTD4LYFE, Inc. as a non-profit 501C3 organization dedicated to helping musicians in need. Inspired by the company’s incredible family of artists, the goal is to help the wonderful organizations designed and dedicated to this massive effort at a time when musicians are struggling. All proceeds from MTD4LYFE events and promotions support musicians through its beneficiaries and charitable organizations.

About Michael Tobias Design (MTD Bass)
Founded in 1994 by legendary luthier and designer, Michael Tobias, MTD American Handmade Basses are the finest quality handmade instruments available. MTD creates each bass by incorporating only the finest components and materials in order to create a sound, feel and style that can be built-to-order for to each artist. Tobias’ designs are also found in MTD’s Kingston, Heir, and Saratoga models, as well as his work for other manufacturers.

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Even if you are unable to attend this event, you can still support these organizations by making a donation of any amount on our website:

Thank you!

JT Schmid's - Anaheim CA
2610 E. Katella Ave., Anaheim, California 92806
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