Tag: bela fleck

HeadCount at Ten: How It All Started

On February 13th, 2004, HeadCount officially launched at a small concert in Denver, CO. Ten years later, we’ve registered 300,000 voters and championed dozens of ways for the music community to make its voice heard.

Posted in News, 10th anniversary

On The Road with HeadCount and Magic Hat’s Participation Tour

It was 4 a.m. when Jane and I hit the road in NYC for HeadCount and Magic Hat’s Participation Tour. Not only had we each gotten less than four hours of sleep that night, we were both still recovering from the chaotic post-Hurricane Sandy week behind us. Still, we weren’t tired. Who couldn’t be excited…

Participation Tour To Benefit Hurricane Sandy Victims

The HeadCount Participation Tour has taken on a new dimension – as a benefit for Hurricane Sandy victims.

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In the Wake of the Quake: Abigail Washburn and Shanghai Restoration Project’s ‘Artquake’

I first heard the singer and clawhammer banjo player Abigail Washburn in the excellent all-female bluegrass group Uncle Earl. It’s always cool to hear Washburn sing bluegrass in Mandarin, which she learned while studying in China. Washburn returned to China in 2005 with her Sparrow Quartet, which includes Bela Fleck. In May 2008, an earthquake…