Indie Inside: Robbie Tucker and the Dangerous Crayons

In 2007, Montreal musician Robbie Tucker returned to the stage following a two year hiatus; the result of a 2005 Parkinson's disease diagnosis. The unusual neurological disorder had rendered him incapable of performing on stage; but working with his medical team, Robbie, never gave up and continued to practice, sing, write and rehearse. It is this level of commitment that has allowed him to continually achieve his goals.

February 22nd, 2008, brought about a new chapter in Robbie’s career, as, while performing a with his new band, The Dangerous Crayons, he announced the founding of MAPMusic (((Musicians Against Parkinson's))), his new non-profit organization, which aims to educate and raise awareness as to the nature of Parkinson’s.

"Dealing & living with Parkinson's has taught me a lot about who I am. It has this remarkable ability to show you what the most important things are within your life. For every thing that Parkinson's takes away from me, it leaves something that wasn't there before, something I would have otherwise missed out on; and for that I am grateful."

To keep up to date with Robbie Tucker please visit his official website:

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