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HeadCount at 10: 2013 Was a Year of Projects

By Sam DArcangelo on December 22, 2014

In 2013, HeadCount launched four separate projects that leveraged organizing know-how and music savvy.

HeadCount at Ten: 2012, National Voter Registration Day

By Sam DArcangelo on November 21, 2014

2012 marked the launch of National Voter Registration Day, and HeadCount’s signature “Clipboard ” campaign on social media.

HeadCount at 10: 2011, Focusing on Community

By Sam DArcangelo on October 9, 2014

2011 saw HeadCount launch two projects that focused on giving voice to the music community. But the two most important developments were the additions of two people.

HeadCount at Ten: 2010, Getting Creative for the Midterms

By Sam DArcangelo on September 5, 2014

In 2010, HeadCount installed solar panels on the roof of a school with The Disco Biscuits, released an 18-track “Best of Bonnaroo” compilation, produced a television commercial with Jay-Z, and had Bob Weir personally call hundreds of fans before the midterm elections.

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

By Sam DArcangelo on July 30, 2014

If HeadCount was going to become a sustainable organization that it is today, branching beyond voter registration was essential. It wasn’t just about keeping busy or attracting funding. It was a question that got down to HeadCount’s reason for existence.

HeadCount at Ten: 2008, Playin’ in the Big Leagues

By Sam DArcangelo on June 27, 2014

2008 was big year in electoral politics, but was an even bigger year for HeadCount.

HeadCount at Ten: 2007, The Year that HeadCount Arrived

By Sam DArcangelo on May 20, 2014

In 2007, HeadCount got its proverbial $&%#@ together, with big assists from guys like Trey Anastasio, Warren Haynes and Bob Weir.

HeadCount at Ten: 2006 “Midterms Matter” Tour

By Sam DArcangelo on April 17, 2014

“You can’t let something this magical die.”

HeadCount at Ten: 2005 Katrina Benefit

By Sam DArcangelo on March 20, 2014

In 2005, Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans, and HeadCount found a new way to help organize the music community.

HeadCount at Ten: How It All Started

By Sam DArcangelo on February 13, 2014

On February 13th, 2004, HeadCount officially launched at a small concert in Denver, CO. Ten years later, we’ve registered 300,000 voters and championed dozens of ways for the music community to make its voice heard.