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Usher (Full Documentary)

On September 9, 2016, he came home to Chattanooga to thank his community and support local art and music programs. Join Usher for a special hometown show to inspire a movement.
(2016, 42 mins)

Exclusive Artist Content

Museum of Possibilities

Usher is living proof of the power of mentors. See what happens when professional artists join forces with Chattanooga students to create something beautiful.

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Usher – Documentary Trailer (2016)

Usher returns to Chattanooga for a special hometown show at his childhood middle school. This exclusive concert footage serves as a backdrop for Usher’s primary motivation - to impact the lives of children through music and arts education in schools. (1:27)

Give Back

Usher knows firsthand the role music and arts education can play in a young child’s life. Usher brings focus to this cause and inspires a movement.

Crash (Live)

Exclusive full performance of his latest hit at his middle school in Chattanooga.

Love In This Club (Live)

Watch Usher perform “Love In This Club” in a hometown show in Chattanooga.


Art comes in many forms, all of which can be influential. Watch the impact poetry has had on a group of young girls.

Donation Drive

The Chattanooga community came together by donating art supplies to local schools. They were surprised with free tickets to Usher’s exclusive hometown show.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee

Nancy Lackey Community Education Fund

The Nancy Lackey Community Education Fund is named in honor of Usher’s late grandmother. It supports art and music education in Chattanooga and Hamilton County’s elementary schools. The fund is administered by the Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga.

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Chattanooga’s ArtsBuild works to build a stronger community through the arts. For almost 50 years, ArtsBuild has supported the creative future of Hamilton County by investing more than $70 million in leading arts organizations and programs.

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Jazzanooga promotes jazz and related music throughout the greater Chattanooga region through performance and music education. Created in 2011 as a citywide celebration of jazz, Jazzanooga brings diverse communities together to celebrate Chattanooga’s extraordinary jazz heritage.

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Splash is a year-round, free, youth arts workshop founded by professional artists Charlie and Iantha Newton. Splash is committed to the power of the arts to change lives by reducing at-risk factors that can impact the lives of children.

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Glass House Collective

Glass House Collective gathers diverse teams of talent to help revitalize historic Glass Street in East Chattanooga. Their mission is three-fold: creative placemaking and projects, feet on the streets public events, and new partnerships using creativity as a resource for renewal.