Author: Aaron Ghitelman

Sun and Fun: Participation Row at Okeechobee

We are excited to announce that we are bringing the Participation Row social action village, powered by Clean Energy Advisors, to the Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival in south Florida, March 2nd-5th. At Participation Row, fans exploring the grounds will have a chance to register to vote with us, learn about climate change from Clean…

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Interview: Kelly D. Morris, Creator of The MORE Project

Shortly after the Presidential Election, accomplished video editor Kelly D. Morris asked her Facebook friends to share images of what love meant to them. She then spliced those photos – and many other images – into a powerful video accompanying the new Phish song “More” that seemed ripped from the headlines. A few days after…

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HeadCount Holiday Auction

It’s Giving Tuesday! Instead of just giving to a cause, how ’bout getting an amazing gift for a friend or treating yourself, AND supporting a cause? Today HeadCount launched its annual Holiday Auction featuring signed posters and other items from the musicians who support us all year. The funds we raise from this auction directly…

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There’s Still Music: A Recap of the Soundtrack to History

The Soundtrack to History Last night, HeadCount. Magic Hat and the Everyone Orchestra teamed up to present the “Soundtrack to History,” an improvised musical performance set to the election returns. To view Soundtrack to History online, visit nugs.tv. When we named the event, we pictured a night people would remember for the rest of their…

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Live Webcast of HeadCount’s Soundtrack To History – Nov. 8th

We will provide a free, live webcast to “Soundtrack to History,” a first-of-its-kind Election Day concert where an all-star band jams live to the election results. Presented by Magic Hat Brewing Company, the festivities take place at New York’s Brooklyn Bowl on Tuesday evening, and will be streamed live on nugs.tv and Qello Concerts starting…

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Interview: Brian Baker of Bad Religion and Minor Threat

Brian Baker is an outspoken punk rock musician. He is best known as one of the founding members of hardcore punk band, Minor Threat, and as a guitarist in Bad Religion since 1994. At our invitation, Brian Baker sat down with us for an engaging interview where he holds no punches while discussing the 2016 election,…

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National Voter Registration Day 2016

On Tuesday, September 27th, in support of National Voter Registration Day, over 200 musicians, celebrities and comedians are participating in a social media and digital campaign organized we organized to help register voters. With the deadline to register to vote looming in early October in many states, entertainers such as Stephen Colbert, Mac Miller, Kathy…

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Interview: Emily Saliers of Indigo Girls

The Indigo Girls are a Grammy Award-winning folk rock duo composed of Emily Saliers and Amy Ray, who first met each other in elementary school just outside of Decatur, Georgia. For over 30 years, Sailiers and Ray have teamed up to make great music and raise awareness of issues they care deeply about. At our…

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Participation Row at LOCKN’ 2016: What a Beautiful Buzz!

The biggest and best LOCKN’ Participation Row is in the books! The LOCKN’ Festival in Arrington, Virginia featured Phish, Phil Lesh, My Morning Jacket, and HeadCount’s Participation Row social action village. Participation Row was a collection of 17 non-profit organizations doing non-partisan voter education and fun, socially conscious activities. Nearly 2,000 fans stopped by and…

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If the Thunder Don’t Get Ya, this signed Lightning Bolt Guitar Will!

This is a huge year for HeadCount and here’s a fun way to make it even bigger and better… This week we’re holding an online auction for a rare D’Angelico “Lightning Bolt” guitar signed by Bob Weir, John Mayer and every member of Dead & Co. This is the only one of its kind being…

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