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The LEGENDARY LOCKN’ GUITARS Return!

The LEGENDARY LOCKN’ GUITARS Return!

Building on a tradition that began at the first LOCKN’, we have teamed up with D’Angelico Guitars up to design a set of custom LOCKN’ guitars that will be signed by the LOCKN’ headliners and then auctioned and given away to support the charities of Participation Row. Dubbed the “LEGENDARY LOCKN’ GUITARS,” these one-of-a-kind instruments are expected to be signed by Santana, … Read More

Dylan Goes Electric: An Interview With Elijah Wald

Dylan Goes Electric: An Interview With Elijah Wald

Elijah Wald has been a musician since age seven and a writer since the early 1980s. He has published more than a thousand articles, mostly about folk, roots and international music for various magazines and newspapers, including over ten years as “world music” writer for the Boston Globe. In anticipation of the 50th anniversary of the Electric Dylan Controversy Wald, wrote … Read More

Music Keeps Me Moving

Music Keeps Me Moving

It has always been a goal and a dream of mine to work in the music business. I love to be involved in the production of shows, and to know I had something to do with a crowd full of smiling faces and dancing feet is one of my favorite feelings.  One could imagine the shock I felt when … Read More

Qello Concert’s LOCKN’ “Setlist”

Qello Concert’s LOCKN’ “Setlist”

We can’t wait for the Lockn’ Festival. If it were up to us we’d already be on Oak Ridge Farm dancing to our favorite artists in the world. But due to the limitations of space and time in a three dimensional world we still have to wait another 2 and a half weeks for the gates to open. That’s … Read More

Participation Row at Lockn’ 2015

Participation Row at Lockn’ 2015

We are excited to announce that Participation Row, presented by Qello Concerts, will be back at Lockn’ for the third year in a row. We’re bringing the signed LEGENDARY LOCKN’ guitars as well! We’ll organize 22 non-profit organizations into an interactive village, and once again we’ll be chillin’ in the Qello Lounge, checking out the largest collection of full-length … Read More

My Mother: The Voting Rights Crusader

My Mother: The Voting Rights Crusader

Today marks the 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 (VRA). The VRA is federal legislation that prevents states from discriminating against minority voters. President Johnson announced the bill after the tragedies in Selma, AL and congress pushed it through in relatively short time to respond to the immediate needs of a changing nation. Martin Luther King, … Read More

Capitol Community: Our Trip To The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Capitol Community: Our Trip To The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

In 1979, the concept of a “Rock ‘n’ Roll High School” served as fodder for comedy. However in 2015, thanks to the The Capitol Community Fund, we were able to turn that into a reality. This year we sent nine lucky teachers from the New York area to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame + Museum in Cleveland to receive … Read More

All Eyes on North Carolina Election Law Case

All Eyes on North Carolina Election Law Case

North Carolina is carefully being watched as a federal trial is underway that will determine if its 2013 election law is illegal. The plaintiffs, including the US Justice Department, North Carolina NAACP and the North Carolina League of Women Voters, are tasked with proving that North Carolina’s election law reform, known as HB589, was created and enacted to intentionally discriminate against minorities and voters under 25. Read More

Meet Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi at Vibes

Meet Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi at Vibes

We are excited to announce that Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi are doing a private meet and greet reception for HeadCount at Gathering of the Vibes in Bridgeport, CT on Friday, July 31st, starting at 2 PM. Ticket information is available at http://gatheringofthevibes.com/headcount-vip. This is the second time that Derek and Susan have been the guests of honor at … Read More

Absentee and Confidential Maximum Bids Accepted for Silent Auction  

Absentee and Confidential Maximum Bids Accepted for Silent Auction   

The information in this blog was amended following the July 4th Grateful Dead concert. All times listed below subject to change.  Due to overwhelming interest in the Participation Row Silent auction – especially the signed D’Angelico Fare Thee Well guitar played by Bob Weir on stage – HeadCount has amended the auction procedure to allow anyone, include those streaming … Read More

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