Music and Activism

HeadCount is throwing a virtual festival to make sure you are VOTE READY!

By Laurie Lenninger on July 30, 2020

HeadCount is throwing a virtual festival to make sure you are VOTE READY!  On August 14th at 7 PM EST, we are partnering with Live From Out There for Fort William Artist Mgmt to present: VOTE READY Live Festival stream! Featuring a stacked lineup of The War on Drugs, Robin Pecknold (of Fleet Foxes), Daniel…

Hangout With Your Favorite Artist By Getting Vote Ready

By Mollie Farrell on July 13, 2020

Enter to win a video chat with your favorite artist. All you have to do is get ready to vote. Camilla Cabello, Dave Matthews Band, The Maine, Chole Moriondo, and more of your favorite artists are encouraging fans to get out the vote as part of our “Vote Ready” Campaign. Primaries are still happening across…

Win Tickets to a Broadway Show by Getting Ready to Vote

By Jamie Huntsman on July 9, 2020

Enter to win tickets to your favorite Broadway show. All you have to do is get ready to vote. We’re partnering with fourteen major Broadway productions to encourage Broadway fans across the United States to register and vote. Although Broadway performances in New York City remain suspended through the remainder of 2020 due to COVID-19,…

Vote Safe 2020 Live

By Tappan Vickery on June 24, 2020

We are thrilled to bring you Vote Safe 2020 Live, a livestream event and virtual rally that aims to educate and inspire voters, activists, and the larger community. We will tackle how our democracy is effected by COVID-19 and the racial justice movement. When: Thursday, June 25th, 8:30 p.m. ET/ 5:30 p.m. PT RSVP: www.votesafe2020.us…

The Bridge Session

By Laurie Lenninger on May 20, 2020

The Bridge Session was a special HeadCount benefit show featuring Weir and members of The National, along with a few Brooklyn-based musicians who would eventually record and tour with Bob. The Bridge Session was entirely conceived by HeadCount as a way of bringing together diverse musical and political perspectives (including a set-break panel discussion featuring…

Creative Contest: Design HeadCount’s New VOTE Pin

By HeadCount on February 7, 2020

It’s an election year, and we want to get loud. Design the HeadCount VOTE pin that we will give away at concerts, festivals, and community events across the country in 2020.  Prize Two tickets to any headlining concert by a HeadCount affiliated artist in 2020 (see list here). Excludes private events, festivals or special events….

Getting Broadway’s Vote: Registering Voters at BroadwayCon

By Monika Niebrzydowski on January 29, 2020

From January 24th to January 26th, theatre fans from around the world had the opportunity to celebrate their passion for musical theatre and meet some of their favorite Broadway stars at BroadwayCon. When the opportunity arose to volunteer to register voters at BroadwayCon here in New York City, I immediately said yes. I have loved…

HeadCount Holiday Auction 2019

By Theo Munger on December 4, 2019

This year, HeadCount has an amazing collection of music memorabilia for our annual holiday auction. We have items signed from Dead & Company, Trey Anastasio, Susan Tedeschi, Derek Trucks, and more! Auction closes December 13th. Celebrate the 2019 Dead & Company Summer Tour by taking home a signed drumhead. You can also snag a poster…

The Ultimate VIP Trip to Austin City Limits Music Festival

By George Skoutelis on November 18, 2019

I could not have made this up even if I wanted to, but when my girlfriend and I were in NY in early September, for a long weekend to catch a few concerts, we were approached by a Headcount.org team member right before the Phantogram show. She explained a little bit about the organization and…

Make Democracy Rad Again: A Benefit Concert at Brooklyn Bowl with Joe Russo’s Almost Dead

By Emily Gibbs on November 11, 2019

Joe Russo’s Almost Dead will be playing a benefit concert for HeadCount at the Brooklyn Bowl on November 25th, making their first Brooklyn Bowl appearance in over two years.  The show will feature a special setlist voted on entirely by fans, a fitting representation of our mission of registering voters and promoting democratic participation. Fans…