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Now You Can Register To Vote Via Text Message!

Today, HeadCount announced that hundreds of our partner musicians will help roll out “HelloVote,” a new technology that allows anyone to register to vote via text message or Facebook Messenger. All you have to do is text “COUNT” to 384-387 to start registering. More than 200 musicians including Mac Miller, Wilco, Panic! At the Disco,…

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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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Election-Themed Participation Row Coming to Lockn’

Heading to LOCKN’ this year? Swing by the Participation Row social action village to get some sweet rewards for boning up on issues related to the 2016 election! Any attendee who completes four of the activities will receive a complimentary 30 day subscription to Qello Concerts – the premiere streaming service for concerts and music…

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DNC Convention Jam

Music lovers at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia were treated to a phenomenal night of tremendous entertainment from Dawes, Grace Potter and Mutlu at the second of final HeadCount Convention Jam. The Electric Factory was packed to the brim with music and politics lovers alike and was decked out to the nines by our…

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RNC Convention Jam

Robert Randolph and the Family Band tore the roof off of Cleveland’s House of Blues on Monday night at the first stop for our Convention Jam concert series. We proudly hosted some of the men and women who help make our government run, and we danced, danced and danced some more. Matt Kibbe, founder of…

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Visit “Participation Row” on Dead & Co. Tour

If you’re hitting a Dead & Co. show this summer, be sure to visit the Participation Row social action village. It’s a place where you can register to vote, do fun activities with various non-profit organizations, and get cool stuff for free! At the band’s tour opening show in Charlotte, North Carolina June 10th, Participation Row…

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Getting the Best Seats for Dead & Co, Dixie Chicks, TTB

At HeadCount we are blessed with some musical friends who support us every way they can. They host our voter registration drives, take cool photos, appear in PSAs. Sometimes they even join us on conference calls with our volunteers. Another way they get behind our work is throwing us the best seats in the house for…

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An Interview with Rob Garza of Thievery Corporation

Twenty years ago, Washington, D.C- residents Rob Garza and Eric Hilton teamed up to form Thievery Corporation – a genre-bending, mind-twisting collective that mixed hip-hop, World Beat and dance music into a hypnotic soup of memorable songs and an unmatched live stage show. In the two decades since, they’ve never been shy about their decidedly…

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HeadCount and Ben & Jerry’s Team Up

We love Ben & Jerry’s. We love their ice cream, their music-themed flavors and their passion for voting. That’s why we’re so excited to set up at their shops and register voters April 12th on Free Cone Day! We’ll be at select stores in major markets across the country, helping people update their registrations and…

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