Tag: Earth Day

Bob Weir, Roots ‘Dancing In the Street’ At Earth Day

Last Sunday, Bob Weir joined Sting, John Legend, the Staple Singers, and Fall Out Boy singer Patrick Stump on Washington, DC’s National Mall for the Earth Day Climate Rally. Backed by the Roots, as were all the day’s acts, Weir laid down a slinky “Dancing in the Streets” in honor of Earth Day’s 40th birthday….

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(Some) Hipsters Celebrate Earth Day

Hipsters are pretty much known for being haters. Whether dissing on your taste in music or refusing to take the 2010 Census, hipsters are scorned for being self-centered and having bad attitudes. To the contrary, the hipsters over at FREEWilliamsburg and 10 lb Pictures made this Earth Day call-to-action: That’s a good start. And to…

Take The Clean Concert Pledge

Yesterday was Earth Day and you were too busy to plant a tree. It’s understandable. But as a live music fan, you should take the Clean Concert Pledge: “I will leave no trash on the ground at outdoor concerts and will encourage my friends and neighbors to do the same.” Ben Coe at the Artist…

What Are You Doing For Earth Day? (VIDEO)

Earth Day celebrates its 40th Anniversary tomorrow, and plenty of folks have suggestions on how to celebrate. The New York Times  ran a column called “For Earth Day, 7 New Rules to Live By” suggesting that the new green movement add a shade of “blue-sky open mindedness” to its repertoire (“New Nukes” is the new…

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Sting, Weir, Roots To Play Climate Rally In DC

Sting, John Legend, the Roots, Jimmy Cliff, Passion Pit, Bob Weir, Willie Colón, Joss Stone, Robert Randolph, Patrick Stump, Mavis Staples, and Booker T will help celebrate Earth Day’s 40th birthday this Sunday during a possibly massive Climate Rally on the National Mall. Scheduled speakers at the 11 a.m. event include the Rev. Jesse Jackson,…