We create space and performance opportunities through The Good Sound, an annual concert featuring artists who use their music as a catalyst for positive social change.
The Good Sound
We connect artists and community organizations through The Gathering, an annual social mixer that addresses art, identity, and social change.
The Gathering
We care about the next generation of artists who will inspire change. The HeArt Exchange is a youth mentorship program the matches local artists to youth in undeserved communities.
The HeArt Exchange
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We are a Community of Artists who inspire Social Change through Art & Music.

501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization

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Your purchase of Music Makes Me Happy’s merchandise helps to support and further our mission. By wearing our apparel, we desire to see a new conversation started amongst music lovers, new relationships formed, and increased unity in our communities. Your purchase also provides funding toward Music Makes Me Happy’s programs and outreaches.


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Our Recent Events

Philly – Artist Give Back Day – 11.11.17

We recently hosted the first annual Artist Give Back Day in Philly! A free 1 Day Arts Intensive for 100 youth ages 8-12 in Philadelphia offering Acting/Poetry, Dance, Visual Art, Music and Photography by accomplished art professionals. Youth experienced a day of classes, performances, and giveaways!




Atlanta – The Gathering – 05.11.17

We recently hosted The Gathering in Atlanta, a social mixer that brings together artists and organizations who inspire social change through art & music. We featured art organizations all across Atlanta and hosting a panel discussion on art, identity and social change. Read More





Artist Spotlight

Every so often we feature artists who are using music to ignite change. 


    Ashley Sorrell is a singer and songwriter from Detroit, MI with an urban, old school style that will innovate the mind. Her artistry has a focus to change the mentality of generations from the past and our future. Sorrell’s e...

  • GLO

    Glo is an Atlanta based artist from New Orleans. His music faith based lyrics aims to inspire and uplift his community and the world. While he isn’t performing, Glo is serving his community though school outreaches in local A...

  • JJ DAE

    When different becomes hard to come by in the music industry every artist must define what sets themselves apart from the norm. Whether lyrical genius or a vocal sinatra JJ DAE embodies the evolution of music from Southern soul t...

  • Fly Musiq

    FLY Musiq a multi-talented, soulful, and lyrically gifted Atlanta native, was born on a beautiful summer day into a world that cultivated her musical growth. An artist since the age of 5, she experienced a plethora of musical genr...


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