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Wilco, Cap Theatre and Ticketfly Get Behind HeadCount

Wilco, Cap Theatre and Ticketfly Get Behind HeadCount

Wilco is playing the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY on Oct. 28th and 29th, and will donate a portion of ticket sales to HeadCount. The Cap and Ticketfly agreed to match the donation. Read More

What I’m Listening To: Melissa Brennan, Washington D.C.

What I’m Listening To: Melissa Brennan, Washington D.C.

HeadCount has teamed up with Grain Audio to spread good music with great sound. Our top “Team Leaders” from around the country are all receiving free Grain Audio PWS units, and will share a few words here about their favorite music and musical experiences. Read More

Participation Row is Coming to Phases of the Moon

Participation Row is Coming to Phases of the Moon

Heard about Phases of the Moon? It’s a new festival in Danville, IL (Sept 11 – 14) that will feature String Cheese Incident, Widespread Panic, The Tedeschi Trucks Band and… Participation Row. Read More

Capitol Community Hits Cleveland

Capitol Community Hits Cleveland

A HeadCount staffer joined the 10 teachers chosen as the 2014 Capitol Community Fund scholarship recipients as they hit the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame + Museum in Cleveland, OH! Read More

We’ll Miss You, Rommel

We’ll Miss You, Rommel

I first heard Rommel Beckles’ name after HeadCount worked the JAY Z/Beyonce show in Atlanta. Read More

Viewpoint: Improving Campus Sexual Assault Policies Must Become a Priority

Viewpoint: Improving Campus Sexual Assault Policies Must Become a Priority

When the White House releases a PSA featuring Obama, Biden, and a bunch of famous actors lamenting that one in five women will be sexually assaulted in college, you know something serious is up. While rape comes in different forms, the college campus rape story is starting to sound familiar: a victim, usually but not exclusively a female freshman, gets raped at a party or on a date, sometimes to the knowledge of unsympathetic peers, reports the rape to the school administration (sometimes with hesitation due to lack of information), faces harassment and mockery from peers, administrators, or even campus police, drops the case due to unfair processing or pressure from the school, loses friends, and eventually leaves school. Meanwhile, the rapist may attack again, as most are repeat offenders, yet goes on to happily graduate with his class. Read More

Music Saves (More) Lives (Than You Know)

Music Saves (More) Lives (Than You Know)

Earlier this month, I worked with Music Saves Lives and New Jersey Blood Services at their annual community blood drive at Freehold, New Jersey’s Raceway Mall. Music Saves Lives, like HeadCount, works through music to drive involvement in good causes. By connecting “the music and entertainment we all love to life-saving community action,” they’ve been able to reach millions. And their mission is simple: educate people about the importance of blood donation, the bone marrow registry, and other life-saving causes. Read More

10 Scholarship Winners Named for Capitol Community

10 Scholarship Winners Named for Capitol Community

The Capitol Community Fund, a joint project between HeadCount and The Capitol Theatre, is sending 10 rockin’ teachers to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame + Museum – triple the number from last year! Read More

HeadCount at Ten: 2009, What’s Your Issue?

HeadCount at Ten: 2009, What’s Your Issue?

After a wildly successful 2008 voter registration campaign came to a close, the question on everyone’s mind at HeadCount was: What next? Read More

Interview: #GoVote Artist AJ Masthay

Interview: #GoVote Artist AJ Masthay

Celebrated artist AJ Masthay has designed posters for many beloved bands, including Bob Weir & RatDog, Umphrey’s McGee, Widespread Panic, and Phil Lesh & Friends. Now, AJ has also created special artwork for HeadCount’s #GoVote campaign, which will make its debut at the Lollapalooza festival this weekend, on a “Pledge to Vote” postcard. Here, he talks to HeadCount about his dedication to ink and to jam bands as well as his excitement about motivating voters. Read More

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