Looking for rehearsals near you?

We have over 18+ bands nationally and globally with even more in the pipeline! Each band is unique and has something different to offer. Come and bring your family to one or two or as many as you want! With the help of our lovely volunteers, we provide over 80 hours of rehearsal time monthly. See below to see which bands are currently near you. If you don't see any, email us at info@musicmendsminds.org and let us know that you want a band in your area!  

Los Angeles Bands!

Who: "The 5th Dementia" is MMM's flagship band that started it all! Our co-founder Irwin, was diagnosed with Parkinson's 14 years ago and dementia later He played the piano with the original "core four". Since then, our 30 participants have played gigs all over Los Angeles to include USC, the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, and at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in Beverly Hills! 

Where: Brentwood Presbyterian Church 

12000 San Vicente Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049

 

When: Every Wednesday from 1:30 - 3:00 PM

Contact us: info@musicmendsminds.org

Who: Do you love jazz? Do you miss the songs of Broadway musicals? Do you play a musical instrument? If so, come join our weekly Studio City Jazzanovas group, where our members with neurocognitive decline and volunteers come alive while making smooth jazz melodies together! 

Where: The Unitarian Universalist Church of Studio City 

12355 Moorpark Street, Studio City, CA 91604

When: Every Tuesday from 12:45 - 2:30 PM

Contact us: katetla@sbcglobal.net

Who: If you are interested in a fun and relaxed sing-a-long then become a Beverly Hills Treble Maker. Close to 100 seniors make music together weekly at the Roxbury Community Center. Come join us as we sing along to our favorite oldies but goodies. 

Where: Roxbury Community Center Multipurpose Room B 

471 S., Roxbury Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90212

 

When: Every Tuesday from 1:30 - 3:00 PM

Contact us: myra.lurie@bhrotary.org

Who: Tunes for the Memory is enjoying another vibrant season where we have many of our regulars as well as "snow birds". Every Friday afternoon we sing along to some oldies and take breaks where we can tell jokes, stories, and riddles. One Friday every month, our volunteer song leader creates a different themed, creative experience for all of us to enjoy. Come out and join us in the desert!

Where: Alzheimers Coachella Valley 

42-600 Cook St, Suite 134, Palm Desert, CA 92211

When: Every Friday from 1:30 - 3:00 PM

Contact us: jeffbmoses@verizon.net

Who: xxxx

Where: Anderson Park Senior Center 

3007 Vail Ave, Redondo Beach, CA 0278

When: Every 2nd & 4th Tuesday of the Month from 1:30 - 2:30 PM

Contact us: karenweigel@me.com

  • Culver City 

  • West Los Angeles

Contact us for updates: info@musicmendsminds.org  

Washington Bands!

Who: Our sing-along group has rocked out at the Vashon Community Care Center since Fall 2015. Due to our popularity, the VCCC is requesting that we offer a rehearsal twice a week, so stay tuned for more updates. Over 28 seniors and caregivers have been able to rock out with hand instruments and singing!  

Where: Vashon Community Care Center

15333 Vashon Hwy SW, Vashon, WA 98070

When: Every Tuesday from 1:30 - 3:00 PM

Contact us: amyvhuggins@comcast.net

Connecticut

Who: The "Forget Me Not" Chorus had its launch in June 2019. Our group is the first in the New England States. We meet twice a month, at the start of every month. We're growing because the word is spreading that music is such good therapy and most of all, we have FUN.  

Where: Ansonia Senior Center

1153 Main St, Ansonia, CT 06401

When: Alternating Tuesday from 1:30 - 3:00 PM

Contact us: jlarnic@comcast.net

New York

Who: xxx

Where: Bellport Community Center

4 Bell St, Bellport, NY 11713

When: Monthly Sundays from 2:00 - 3:30 PM

Contact us: bellportrotary1@gmail.com

United Kingdom

Who: Our lovely Tavistock band took our MMM mission across the sea! And to none other, than Tavistock in the United Kingdom, a dementia-friendly city! Join the Tavistock community and sing along with us!

Where: Methodist Church Hall

Chapel Street, Tavistock Devon PL19 8DX United Kingdom

When: Wednesdays from 2:00 - 4:00 PM

Contact us: mrsceellis@hotmail.com

Canada

Who: xx

Where: Methodist Church Hall

Chapel Street, Tavistock Devon PL19 8DX United Kingdom

When: Wednesdays from 2:00 - 4:00 PM

Contact us: mrsceellis@hotmail.com