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Announcing The Capitol Sessions: Songs from a Rock Palace That Impacted the World

By Lee Van Put on November 29, 2021

Announcing The Capitol Sessions: Songs from a Rock Palace That Impacted the World on December 17! Dayglo Presents and RWE Partners unite and give proper respect to melodic masters in the iconic venue where they impacted the world forever. Jackson Browne and Jorma Kaukonen lead an all-star jam benefiting HeadCount, featuring an epic assembly of…

Interview: Allie Young and the Importance of Honoring the Past and Involving the Youth

By Aziza Genglik on November 24, 2021

Allie Young is Diné from the Navajo Nation. She is the founder of Protect The Sacred, a program at Harness. Protect The Sacred was founded in March 2020 as a response to how hard the Navajo Nation was hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Officially launched with a Facebook live, which was joined by Allie’s friend,…

You’re SO ready—Vote Local on Tuesday!

By Tappan Vickery on October 28, 2021

Tuesday, November 2nd is Election Day! In 35 states there are thousands of local elections that directly impact the daily lives of all the people that live in our country – those who are eligible to vote, and those that are not. In Virginia and New Jersey there are also important elections for governor and…

Win Epic Prizes with Fandiem

By HeadCount on July 22, 2021

We’re kicking off the return to live music with once-in-a-lifetime fan experiences from some of your favorite artists, both in-person and virtual. Win a guitar lesson with Bobby Weir, sold out Billy Strings Halloween tickets, a piano lesson with Amy Lee of Evanescence, plus chances to hang with Incubus or Jason Mraz! And that’s not all, each sweepstakes winner will also get a…

We gotta SAVE THE VOTE!

By Tappan Vickery on July 2, 2021

Voting rights are under attack in the United States. In almost half of the U.S., states have enacted new laws restricting access to the vote, and they’ll continue to roll back voting rights if we don’t stop them. This is a fight that must be won at home – which is why we are asking…

Guest Blog: What Does Juneteenth Mean for Jam Band Fans?

By Malcon Howard and Adam Lioz on June 19, 2021

Malcolm Howard is a Black small business owner who has been seeing Phish and similar bands for more than 30 years. Adam Lioz is a White voting rights attorney who saw his first Grateful Dead show in 1991. Malcolm and Adam are founding Board members of Phans for Racial Equity. They look forward to seeing…

State Legislation Affecting Trans Youth

By christinav on April 2, 2021

Ever wonder if your vote impacts the community? Check out pending state legislation that directly impacts trans youth in 29 states across the country.  What are most of these bills about?  Whether trans youth can change the gender marker on their birth certificate – 2 states with bills  Whether trans youth can access healthcare related…

Artists Celebrate Women’s History Month

By christinav on March 30, 2021

We asked our community of artists to help us close out Women’s History Month by celebrating women that inspire them to be a voter & get engaged. Here’s what they had to say! Check it out & drop a 👏 on our Instagram post to let us know if you enjoyed our content celebrating &…

Women-Owned Record Stores

By christinav on March 26, 2021

Locally owned small businesses are essential to our economy and are proven to help our communities build wealth, job opportunities, and stronger social networks, while decreasing income inequality.  The recent COVID-relief bill is a great example of how federal policy can step in to help small businesses in a state of emergency. Local policy has…

Women-led Mental Health Resources

By christinav on March 19, 2021

Healthcare, specifically mental health, is one of the top issues for young voters today. However, some voters may not understand how the government plays a role in this issue in their daily lives.  Too often mental health and wellness services are gated by cost, transportation, or in the COVID era even access to technology. Federal,…