The vision and organizing of this historic event could not be realized if it were not for the entire Charleston, Dorchester and Berkeley County communities, and many others from near and afar this second anchoring year. A few individuals in particular have been anchors on many levels, bringing their talents and expertise to the Festival. Their deliverables are not quantifiable but what they have done individually and continue to provide throughout the 5-day Festival showcases the power of the entire community; individuals, the City of Charleston and the City of North Charleston, both state and federal government leaders, corporate citizens and countless groups who were not at the table during the planning but contributed in their own way. On behalf of the Colour of Music Festival formed board of directors we would like to extend a special thank you to the entire metro area and a humble thank you to the following individuals and business leaders: