"Music that inspires gratitude, hope & healing." Amy Sky, Olivia Newton-John & Beth Nielsen Chapman

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Before we move forward, let’s look back at some of the good work by the LIV ON artists

Before we move forward, let’s look back at some of the good work by the LIV ON artists

    From the Santa Barbara Independent: LIV ON Free Concert at the Lobero Olivia Newton-John, Amy Sky, Beth Nielson Chapman To Perform on April 25 Thursday, April 19, 2018 by CHARLES DONELAN Olivia Newton-John will be joined by Amy Sky, Beth Nielson Chapman and a talented […]

My LIV ON Story by Olivia Newton-John

My LIV ON Story by Olivia Newton-John

The LIV ON project was conceived out of the desire to transform my grief into healing. My sister, Rona had just died of glioblastoma and I was suffering greatly from her sudden death. I’ve always turned to music to process my emotions and help heal […]

LIV ON in Concert / Tour Dates

LIV ON in Concert / Tour Dates

 

It’s true! Amy Sky, Olivia Newton-John & Beth Nielsen Chapman are ready to hit the road again this fall!

We’re so thankful for the amazing support of fans like you! Check out https://www.livonmusic.com/tour/ for tickets.

Hope to see you at one of our concerts!

Father’s Day… Expanding the View

Father’s Day… Expanding the View

        Happy Father’s Day, Dads… We celebrate you! Yet also, here’s to the Moms-as-Dads…those who are often over-looked and over-worked. We see you. We see how tough life can be. Know too, that you are part of an amazing tribe of resilient women who […]

News: Olivia Newton-John Postpones June Concert Dates

News: Olivia Newton-John Postpones June Concert Dates

For Immediate Release OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN POSTPONES JUNE CONCERT DATES May 30, 2017 – Las Vegas, NV — Olivia Newton-John is reluctantly postponing her June U.S. and Canadian concert tour dates. The back pain that initially caused her to postpone the first half of her concert […]

The Story Behind the Song “Fulfilled” / Singer, Songwriter, Steve Real

The Story Behind the Song “Fulfilled” / Singer, Songwriter, Steve Real

About three years ago, I sat at the piano and started to play a melody I’d been hearing in my head.  The only lyric that came to mind as I was playing it was “fulfilled.”

I remember sitting there thinking about my father-in-law who had died and how my wife, Martha, had lovingly cared for him as his life was coming to a close. During that time, I’d truly become aware of how fragile life is and how fortunate we are to have it.  I remember feeling so lucky…reflecting upon the fact that love, positivity, laughter, and healthy communication are the “secret sauce” to our 22-year marriage — one that has blessed us with two beautiful, healthy children.

Yet still, as thankful as I was, I sat there at the piano that day, wanting to write a song about what the above message meant to me and yet, the only word I had was fulfilled!

Thankfully, my friend Marlen Landin agreed to help craft the lyrics, so I could bring the song in my heart, to life. In collaborating with her, I was able to unlock the message I’d been trying to convey.  Amazing how sometimes we go into something as a solo project, only to discover how much a friend can help us.

That was the case once again, when I recorded the song as a solo. It simply needed another layer of love and attention before it would be ready to share with the world — so I asked my dear friend, Olivia Newton-John if she would bring her beautiful voice and gentle heart to it. She so beautifully took it to the place I was wanting it to be.

Below you can hear our song, “Fulfilled,” which explains the importance of living life one day at a time — knowing that no matter what, there is a big, beautiful rainbow that can appear after every rain.

We hope you’ll share this song with those you care for because while this life is filled with challenges and adversity, it’s also possible for each of us to see through eyes of love and feel fulfilled. / With gratitude, Steve Real www.steverealmusic.com

 

 

Television and Butterflies / Andrea Seals

Television and Butterflies / Andrea Seals

Butterflies are often associated with bright rainbows, promises and joy… and though I’m sure they’ve always lived on the luscious land I call home, I didn’t notice any during my husband’s two year bout with Stage IV Mantle Cell Lymphoma. To his public audience Dan […]

Grief is the Price We Pay For Love: Helping Heal the Grief of Pet Loss / Dianne Gray

Grief is the Price We Pay For Love: Helping Heal the Grief of Pet Loss / Dianne Gray

Recently, a dear team member was preparing for the death of a beloved pet and the sorrow in his words was palpable. Though I was honored he reached out, I felt inept at helping him as he waited for his pup’s kind veterinarian to come to […]

LIV ON: A Benefit Concert for Capital Caring / Malene Davis

LIV ON: A Benefit Concert for Capital Caring / Malene Davis

To kick off our 40th Anniversary Celebration, on May 1, Capital Caring is excited to bring Grammy Award-winner Olivia Newton-John, Grammy nominee Beth Nielsen Chapman, and SOCAN Award-winner Amy Sky to our nation’s capital for a special benefit concert that will feature an evening of hope, healing and empowerment.

Their new album, LIV ON, is a powerful collection of songs written to empower individuals as they travel their own grief journeys. Attendees will feel hopeful and empowered, and will leave with a sense of healing and comfort, as the songs’ lyrics were carefully composed to help individuals transcend loss.

I have proudly led Capital Caring since 2006. Our organization is constantly looking for ways to improve hospice care, but one thing has not changed: our healthcare providers and volunteers have an undeniable knack for focusing on what matters – compassion, comfort, and creating lasting memories for families.

Many years ago, I decided to devote my entire career to hospice and palliative care. It has changed my life for the better, and the compassion I witness on a daily basis never ceases to amaze me.

In bringing LIV ON to the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, DC, my hope is that a seed of empowerment and healing will be planted in the heart of each person in attendance.

2017 marks the 40th Anniversary of Capital Caring. What started as a small organization has grown to become the Mid-Atlantic’s largest hospice and palliative care provider. We support more than 1,300 moms, dads, and kids every day in Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, DC, providing world-class care to each individual, no matter where they live, and no matter their ability to pay.

Much like LIV ON, Capital Caring – from our volunteers and healthcare providers to our staff and donors – helps individuals during journeys of grief.

As we commemorate our 40th anniversary, honoring our past and looking to the future, compassionate, patient-focused care remains our hallmark.

Tickets for the LIV ON concert are available at www.capitalcaring.org/livonconcert. For further details regarding this special evening, please visit www.capitalcaring.org/livon or email specialevents@capitalcaring.org.

Purchase your tickets by Friday, March 10, 2017 to receive an early-bird discount.

We look forward to seeing you in May!

Malene Davis, MSN, MBA, RN, CHPN is the President and CEO of Capital Caring — the Mid-Atlantic’s largest hospice and palliative care provider. 2017 is Capital Caring’s 40th Anniversary. Under Malene’s leadership, the organization has doubled the number of patients and families it serves.

 

Follow Your Dreams, No Matter Your Age /  Dorthe Clausen

Follow Your Dreams, No Matter Your Age / Dorthe Clausen

Sometimes you’ve just got to take the chance to live your dream when the opportunity shows up. It’s here and now. The moment won’t come back. I experienced one of those opportunities during the Dublin LIV ON Concert with my childhood idol Olivia Newton John, who […]