Participation Row

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Fare Thee Well Interview Series: Allen St. Pierre of NORML

With The Grateful Dead’s 50th Anniversary shows approaching, and HeadCount organizing a “Participation Row” non-profit village at the shows, we are running a series of interviews with key people from non-profits and various social good initiatives tied to the Grateful Dead. Today, we talk to cannabis activist Allen St. Pierre. Click here to view other interviews in the…

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Weir Plays Participation Row Guitar on Stage

The first two shows of Fare Thee Well were epic in every regard. It began with every fan getting a rose on the first night, and then getting treated to a double rainbow! The second night was even more special for all of us at HeadCount and the charities of Participation Row (the non-profit village…

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Fare Thee Well Interview Series: Justin Levy

With The Grateful Dead’s 50th Anniversary shows approaching, and HeadCount organizing a “Participation Row” non-profit village at the shows, we are running a series of interviews with key people from non-profits and various social good initiatives tied to the Grateful Dead. Today, we talk to Justin Levy, the Executive Director of Conscious Alliance.  Conscious Alliance is a…

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Free Postcards on Participation Row

For the 50th Anniversary Grateful Dead shows in Santa Clara and Chicago, HeadCount is organizing a Participation Row Non-Profit Village to highlight the last half-century of Dead-affiliated philanthropy. It will be a lot like Shakedown Street, if you replace grilled cheeses and veggie burritos with ways to change the world. Each of the 17 non-profit…

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17 Ways Deadheads Can Change The World

Here are 17 socially-conscious actions that Deadheads can take while at the 50th anniversary concerts – selected by the non-profit organizations who will be in “Participation Row.” Fans can visit the non-profit tables at Participation Row, and get a free, limited edition postcard for every action they take. 1. Provide healthy food to communities in crisis (Conscious Alliance) 2. Protest…

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Fare Thee Well Interview Series: Cameron Sears

With The Grateful Dead’s 50th Anniversary shows approaching, and HeadCount organizing a “Participation Row” non-profit village at the shows, we are running a series of interviews with key people from non-profits and various social good initiatives tied to the Grateful Dead. Today, we talk to Rex Foundation Executive Director and former Grateful Dead Manager Cameron Sears. Click here to…

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