Positive Legacy

Positive Legacy, the 501(c)(3) not-for-profit arm of Cloud 9 Adventures, is committed to integrating live music and service by taking actions that positively impact the communities we visit. Positive Legacy’s mission inspires music fans and artists to collectively take action and build a better world. The goal is to develop service activities that people can participate in to bring a deeper sense of purpose to their travel experiences and the music surrounding it.

Strings & Sol 2018 Recap

Positive Legacy creates meaningful opportunities for musicians and fans to participate in humanitarian and environmental outreach projects to support the local community. Read more about the 2018 initiatives in the tiles below or get the full in-depth report from our adventure by visiting Positive Legacy's website.
This year’s visit to Central Vallarta was special, as we dedicated it to Railroad Earth’s Andy Goessling, an avid Day of Service participant. During our last visit, we cleared the area for a new school house, which they built with a grant from us. This year, we were able to give them a $6,500 grant to build a medical clinic for their community!

Our participants painted a mural on the school house, put the primer coat on the new medical clinic, built raised garden beds out of recycled bottles, and planted peppers, herbs and fruit trees. We also crafted pinatas with the residents and finished our work at the community-owned cenote. Not only did we swim, zip line and go cliff jumping, we also had awesome music from local band Treefunkers with Tim Carbone sitting in.

We are thrilled to provide this community with additional schooling & medical services and are so grateful to everyone who joined us in leaving a positive legacy!
Our live and silent auction brought in over $14,000 this year. We had a solid crowd bidding on items, while Billy Strings and Friends played some tunes. Highlights of our auction pieces were the many autographed photos and posters of this year’s artists, a custom-designed Strings & Sol guitar and drumhead, plus some unique jewelry. If you're interested in donating an item for a future Strings & Sol auction, please contact Positive Legacy! directly.
Thank you to all the Strings & Sol patrons who traveled responsibly by helping offset the emissions impact of their trip to Mexico. It is not too late to contribute $15 to Trees Water & People to make your positive impact!