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Block Island is a very musical place for kids.

2nd Annual Tribute Band Music Fest

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Podcast: A conversation with Darcy Lynch

Hands That Rock, a Rhode Island non-profit that uses massage therapy to bring “the magic of music to underserved children,” is holding a fundraiser on Sept. 15, featuring three bands, food, and merchandise signed by many famous bands. Darcy Lynch, the organization’s executive director who also owns Stagehands Massage Therapy that provides massage, chiropractic, and[…]

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The End of Summer Hands That Rock Tribute Band Festival The Hands That Rock Tribute Band Music Festival is a fundraising event to raise money for music lessons and camps for children in financial need in the Narragansett, and South Kingstown school systems. Rocking the Bonnet Shores Beach Club on September 15, 2018, will be[…]

Hands That Rock Tribute Band Festival

The Hands That Rock is excited to host the first annual Classic Rock Tribute band music festival in Narragansett Rhode Island September 15, 2018.  The featured bands will be Merchant of Cool (Foreigner), Chicago Total Access (Chicago), and Barefoot Rebels (Lynyrd Skynyrd).  Proceeds will benefit music scholarships for Narragansett and South Kingstown High School Students. Download Sponsorship Deck Download[…]

HTR Providing Massage and Flower Power Magic for a Good Cause

What do a rock visual artist, massage, underserved community music programs and an icon of the Flower Power movement from the 1960/70s have in common? The answer is simple: The Hands That Rock (HTR), an active 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit dedicated to delivering the gift of music to needy children across the country through providing chair[…]

Hands that Rock at the Wakefield River Fest

Hands that Rock will be present at the Wakefield River Fest, on October 1st! Live music, dancing, original art, craft beers, food and fun are on tap for “The Wakefield River Festival, an Oktoberfest Celebration,”, noon to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, in downtown Wakefield. Enjoy evening RiverFire, and loads of family friendly activities[…]

The Hands That Rock Wins “Biggest Heart” in Rhode Island

The Hands That Rock has been inducted into the Providence Monthly’s Superlatives Club as the Rhode Island charity with the “Biggest Heart.” In its recent issue, the magazine not only recognized the Hands That Rock, but wrote an entire article on our organization and our achievements. We are so proud to receive this superlative and would[…]

Darcy speaking on the Ethical Touring panel

Massage Keeps Rock Stars Rollin’

Growing up, Darcy Lynch probably heard the song “Rhythm of the Rain” and its familiar melody and lyrics, “Listen to the rhythm of the falling rain …” more often than the rest of us did—because her dad, Ron, played keyboards and saxophone for The Cascades, which recorded the song in 1962. With music in her blood, it felt natural for Lynch to co-found Stage Hands Massage Therapy LLC ([…]