“I have everything I need and would ever want.” Sobriety is a lot of work because you have to deal with your emotions every friggin’ day. You can’t just say “All right I’m shutting it off.” There’s no “off.” You have to constantly look for the new off switch and from t...

January 25, 2019

Send Me A Friend was presented the 2018 Community Music Award at Offbeat Magazine's Best of the Beat Music Business Awards.  We're beyond honored to receive this acknowledgement. Many thanks to Positive Vibrations Foundation for taking us under their wing as we work to...

January 1, 2019

All photos by Erika Goldring©

Anders Osborne's "Won't Bow Down" benefiting Send Me A Friend
Anders Osborne
Big Chief Monk Boudreaux
Big Chief Juan Pardo
Doug Belote

Billy Iuso

Jon Gross
Brad Walker and more

September 12, 2018

Send Me A Friend’s mission is to support musicians and creative professionals who face unique challenges while in early recovery and on the road to a new way of life. Starting as a network of sober “Friends” that are on call to come to a gig and offer a helping hand an...

September 11, 2018

Thank you, Offbeat Magazine for helping us get the word out about one of our latest projects, Send Me A Friend.  We're exited to help SMAF Co-Founders Anders Osborne & Bill Taylor grow their vision!!

"Osborne contacted Taylor about his Send Me a Friend concept because o...

Anders Osborne, who will perform with guitarist Luther Dickinson at O.P. Rockwell on Aug. 2, nearly lost his family, home and career to his addiction nearly a decade ago.

The singer-songwriter and guitarist, who was named Entertainer of the Year by the Big Easy Music Aw...

July 18, 2018

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5:00pm – VIP Door
5:30pm – Meet and Greet/Gourmet Buffet Dinner
7:00pm – GA Door
7:30pm – Music by Anders/Luther - John Bukaty live painting
8:30pm – Live Auction
9:00pm – Music by Anders/Luther...

May 12, 2018

Send Me A Friend is seeking Volunteers who are also in sobriety to help with Outreach at the following community events in New Orleans.


We are a national network of “sober friends...

May 8, 2018

The energy that came with the support for our New Orleans Fundraising event during jazzfest is still inspiring us today! Our Co-Founder, Anders Osborne and Nolatet delivered a very special, unique, and intimate performance and the setting at John Bukaty Gallery was per...

March 21, 2018

Send Me A Friend will host a very special evening on Friday May 4th featuring Anders performing with the masterful ensemble, Nolatet (Mike Dillon, James Singleton, Brian Haas, and Johnny Vidacovich). This first-ever musical collaboration will take place at John Bukaty’...

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