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HeadCount Holiday Auction

It’s Giving Tuesday! Instead of just giving to a cause, how ’bout getting an amazing gift for a friend or treating yourself, AND supporting a cause? Today HeadCount launched its annual Holiday Auction featuring signed posters and other items from the musicians who support us all year. The funds we raise from this auction directly…

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Interview: Dead & Co. Touring Team Rep Lizzy Lightnin

Liz Ashley, better known as “Lizzy Lightnin” or “Tour Mama” was HeadCount’s touring team representative on Dead and Company tour this summer. Lizzy has been touring for half of her life, including going on Ratdog tour in 2008 and Furthur tour in 2012 with HeadCount. Lizzy’s tour knowledge and overall love for the Grateful Dead…

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Announcing the HeadCount Board Member Lunch Series

I eat lunch almost every day of the week. Generally I have one of two types of lunches. The first type involves me eating a sandwich alone while hunched over my computer, checking emails and hoping no mayo falls onto my keyboard. The second type of lunch is drastically different. The second type of lunch…

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Weir Plays D’Angelico Participation Row Guitar at LOCKN’

                  Photo Cred: Dave Vann[/caption] LOCKN’ performers Robert Plant, Carlos Santana, and every member of the Grateful Dead signed a pair of guitars to help raise money for and promote 22 charities that have booths at the festival’s “Participation Row”. The Grateful Dead’s Bob Weir then played…

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Weir Plays Participation Row Guitar on Stage

The first two shows of Fare Thee Well were epic in every regard. It began with every fan getting a rose on the first night, and then getting treated to a double rainbow! The second night was even more special for all of us at HeadCount and the charities of Participation Row (the non-profit village…

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Announcing the #GoVote Photo Campaign

Get ready. On Election Day, more than 300 entertainers will go on social media and post photos of themselves urging their fans to “#GoVote.”

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HeadCount at Ten: 2010, Getting Creative for the Midterms

In 2010, HeadCount installed solar panels on the roof of a school with The Disco Biscuits, released an 18-track “Best of Bonnaroo” compilation, produced a television commercial with Jay-Z, and had Bob Weir personally call hundreds of fans before the midterm elections.

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HeadCount at Ten: 2008, Playin’ in the Big Leagues

2008 was big year in electoral politics, but was an even bigger year for HeadCount.

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HeadCount’s 10th Birthday Bash

On June 4, 2014, about 800 supporters, benefactors, volunteers, and lovers of great live music celebrated HeadCount’s tenth anniversary with a benefit at the Brooklyn Bowl.

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HeadCount at Ten: 2007, The Year that HeadCount Arrived

In 2007, HeadCount got its proverbial $&%#@ together, with big assists from guys like Trey Anastasio, Warren Haynes and Bob Weir.

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