Welcome

The Third Coast Creative Alliance is an emerging membership driven organization representing professionals in a variety of creative disciplines in the northern lower peninsula of Michigan (see green area).

Our mission is to advocate for creative individuals, organizations and businesses, and those we serve in the Northern Lower Peninsula of Michigan

Prepare for the Ultimate Gaslighting

Pretty soon, as the country begins to figure out how we “open back up” and move forward, very powerful forces will try to convince us all to get back to normal. (That never happened. What are you talking about?) Billions of dollars will be spent on advertising, messaging, and television and media content to make you feel comfortable again. It will come in the traditional forms — a billboard here, a hundred commercials there — and in new-media forms: a 2020–2021 generation of memes to remind you that what you want again is normalcy.

Grand Ole Opry Streaming Schedule

As most people are settled into self-isolation for the coming weeks, country music artists are taking their gigs to social platforms and virtual music festivals. We’ve put together a calendar of what shows to tune into in the coming weeks that will keep you connected to the music and artists you love. We’re updating this page daily so that you have the most current live performance information.

Financial Assistance for Musicians

Financial and Addiction Recovery Assistance

MusiCares may grant short-term financial assistance for personal or addiction needs that have arisen due to unforeseen circumstances. Funding may be awarded for needs such as rent, car payments, insurance premiums, utilities, medical/dental expenses, psychotherapy, addiction treatment, sober living, and other personal expenses. 

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must be able to document employment history in one of the following areas: