Music and Activism

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…

Women’s History Month Guide to Podcasts, Authors, & Graphic Artists

By christinav on March 12, 2021

Check out our guide to today’s women using their voice & art to promote civic engagement, voting & continued education. You’ll find a list of women-led podcasts, women authors & women graphic designers as we continue to honor #WomensHistoryMonth. PODCASTS   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Let’s Talk (@letstalk_official_) Let’s…

Black History Month: Today’s Changemakers

By christinav on February 25, 2021

*We do not endorse any political party or candidate. These are the personal opinions and stories of others.* We got a chance to check in with a few Black changemakers. We got to ask them some questions about their work. We’re honored to feature these 5 powerful changemakers and even more honored to build community…

HeadCount’s Black History Month Booklist + Black-Owned Bookstores

By christinav on February 10, 2021

We created a booklist to celebrate Black History Month! Below, you’ll find a list of books by Black Authors that inspire us to get active, to reflect on history and participate in our democracy! We also want to highlight, support and celebrate local Black-owned bookstores across the country. Buying from smaller stores is a great…

iVoted Concert with HeadCount on Election Day!

By christinav on October 30, 2020

Whether you voted early, or vote on Election Day or voted by mail, you’ve earned your symbolic sticker, and some entertainment. HeadCount is sponsoring a stage on the #iVoted livestream festival, starting 2:45 PM ET on Tuesday and going til 2 AM ET. You can RSVP and see the schedule here. Performers include Trey Anastasio,…

GLOBAL CITIZEN AND HEADCOUNT ANNOUNCE ‘JUST VOTE’ CAMPAIGN

By christinav on September 8, 2020

Global Citizen and HeadCount today announced the launch of the Just Vote campaign to engage young Americans to check their status, register and vote in November and elections beyond. The non-partisan campaign aims to engage one million young voters and get 50,000 young people registered ahead of the 2020 election. The Just Vote campaign will…

WIN TICKETS TO AN AEG PRESENTS EVENT BY GETTING READY TO VOTE

By christinav on August 24, 2020

Enter for a chance to win tickets to your favorite AEG Presents event. All you have to do is get ready to vote. We’re partnering with AEG Presents to encourage the live music community across the United States to register and vote. Although concerts and music festivals remain suspended through the remainder of 2020 due…

Protected: WIN VIP TIX TO A MUSIC FESTIVAL & OTHER PRIZES BY GETTING READY TO VOTE

By christinav on August 20, 2020

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Global Citizen Teams Up With HeadCount to Engage 1 Million Young Voters in 2020

By HeadCount on August 14, 2020

International advocacy organization Global Citizen and voter registration organization HeadCount announce a nonpartisan multi-year partnership to engage young Americans to check their status, register and vote. Through their joint initiatives, Global Citizen and HeadCount will mobilize support from artists, entertainers, media, corporations and nonprofit organizations, to give young Americans the tools to use their voice…