The McDowell Mountain Music Festival, Arizona’s musical and cultural destination, is celebrating its 13th year since its inception in 2004. Headline performers have included Widespread Panic, Passion Pit, Thievery Corporation, Phantogram, David Crosby, The Black Crowes, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Blues Travelers, Ben Harper, Slightly Stoopid, Michael Franti, The Shins, The Roots, Umphrey’s McGee and many others.
The McDowell Mountain Music Festival is the only 100% non-profit music festival in Arizona. Designed to promote three elements – community involvement, corporate participation and charity – McDowell Mountain Music Festival exists to support, entertain and educate the community, the arts and families throughout the state. The Festival attracts visitors from around the country for great music, beautiful Arizona weather and an opportunity to experience true culture. All of the proceeds from the festival will benefit two local, family-based, non-profits: Phoenix Children’s Hospital Foundation and UMOM New Day Center.
The McDowell Mountain Music Festival is a great opportunity to experience the spirit cultivated when people join together to enjoy themselves and help the community. In addition, the music festival offers a marketplace for shopping, a Kid’s Zone, a silent auction/raffle and more.
The McDowell Mountain Music Festival exists to integrate and support the community, the arts and families throughout the state.
To connect the community through a festival gathering including music, arts and food.
To entertain the community, companies and their employees.
To support the arts in an effort that they may grow and exist for future generations to enjoy.
To provide financial support and education to family based charities in an effort to provide equitable advancement throughout the community.
Phoenix Children’s Hospital has provided hope, healing, and the best healthcare for children since it was born in 1983, and has grown to become one of the largest children’s hospitals in the country.
With a Medical Staff of nearly 1,000 pediatric specialists, Phoenix Children’s provides inpatient, outpatient, trauma and emergency care across more than 70 pediatric subspecialties, the most comprehensive pediatric care available in the state. The Hospital’s six Centers of Excellence have grown in size and expertise to place them on par with some of the most prestigious of their kind in the US.
UMOM New Day Centers mission is to provide homeless families and individuals with safe shelter, housing and supportive services to assist them in reaching their greatest potential.
Founded in 1964, UMOM is the largest homeless shelter for families in Arizona. We keep families together, we provide a continuum of care from emergency shelter to transitional housing and finally, permanent, affordable housing. Families at UMOM have the opportunity to gain the skills, medical care, quality child care, and education they need to rebuild their lives and succeed when they leave.