Category: News

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

10 Scholarship Winners Named for Capitol Community

Marshall Toppo

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

Join Dispatch, The Disco Biscuits and Members of the Grateful Dead At our Gathering of the Vibes Fundraiser

Join Dispatch, The Disco Biscuits and Members of the Grateful Dead At our Gathering of the Vibes Fundraiser

For five years now, Gathering of the Vibes has hosted an annual backstage fundraiser for HeadCount. Read More

Participation Row is Back at Lockn’!

Participation Row is Back at Lockn’!

With help from Qello Concerts, Participation Row will return to Lockn’ for a second year. Read More

HeadCount Going On the Run with JAY Z and Beyoncé

HeadCount Going On the Run with JAY Z and Beyoncé

America’s most famous couple is going on tour this summer, and HeadCount is coming along for the ride! Read More

The Next Big Idea: iCitizen

The Next Big Idea: iCitizen

At HeadCount, we love being on the cutting edge of technology and civic engagement. Whether it’s our #SoundOff tool for tweeting at Congress, or our social media campaigns to get out the vote, we’re constantly looking for the next big idea. Enter iCitizen. Read More

We’ve Got Jane’s Back

We’ve Got Jane’s Back

At 12:30 AM on Thursday, tragedy struck at South by Southwest in Austin, TX. A suspected drunk driver plowed through a group of pedestrians on a closed-off street while trying to evade police. Then, he apparently sped up, ran over two people on a moped and another on a bike, and hit a taxi cab. Read More

HeadCount at Ten: How It All Started

HeadCount at Ten: How It All Started

This year marks HeadCount’s 10th Anniversary. To celebrate, we’ll be taking a look back at our history on a year-by-year basis, starting with 2004. We hope this series captures the enormous contribution made by artists, volunteers and supporters, who got us to this milestone. Read More

Be a VIP and Hang With Artists at Festivals

Be a VIP and Hang With Artists at Festivals

As you may know, HeadCount hits about 30+ festivals a year to register voters and promote democratic participation. How do we get there and cover our expenses? More often than not, festival promoters donate a pair of VIP tix, and artists offer to hang with our supporters. We then hold an online charity auction to offer these unique experiences to the most generous bidder. Read More

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