The Jamily

By Aziza Genglik on May 11, 2022

Founded by Beverly Porway and Craig Rutman – Just two lifelong Dead Heads who decided that it was time to do something to give back to the band who has provided the soundtrack to our lives. So we decided to fundraise for causes that are near and dear to the band (HeadCount, ReVerb, Why Hunger)….

Participation Row sets a record at Okeechobee Music Festival

By Aziza Genglik on March 10, 2022

HeadCount has hosted Participation Row onsite at Okeechobee Music Festival each year since the festival inception. Participation Row has been an instrumental part of connecting music fans from all over the world to the local Okeechobee County community year after year. HeadCount has registered thousands of voters during this time and has encouraged civic participation…

HeadCount | Up To Us

By Aziza Genglik on January 25, 2022

Today, HeadCount announced a strategic partnership with Up to Us to educate, register and turn out young voters in 2022. We are collaborating through a shared belief that democracy should represent all Americans. Young voters’ diverse and passionate voices make us a better union and must be heard on Election Day.  Up to Us is…

HeadCount’s Top 10 Albums of 2021

By Aziza Genglik on December 20, 2021

As expected, HeadCount is full of music lovers of all different tastes and genre preferences. Yes, in case you were wondering, we do have a “musicvibez” channel on Slack and are constantly sharing music with each other, and discovering new favorites along the way. So, to celebrate the end of 2021, here are Top 10…

Donate to Win a trip to Phish: Riviera Maya 2022

By Andy Bernstein on December 14, 2021


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,…

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…

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…