Tag: Furthur

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…

Posted in Interviews

We’re Sending Teachers to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

HeadCount and the Capitol Theatre are sending area school teachers to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for summer curriculum training. If you’re a teacher, here’s info on how to apply. If you love great live music, here’s how you can help.

Posted in News, Education

HeadCount’s Best Year Ever

We are proud to announce that 2012 was HeadCount’s best year ever. We registered 103,340. The total for the two-year election cycle was 111,832.

Posted in News, Music and Activism

HeadCount to Host Furthur VIP Event at Coney Island

HeadCount will host a VIP fundraiser at the July 13th Furthur show at MCU Park. Our guests will enjoy food, open bar, an incredible view of the show, and (for our most generous supporters) a chance to meet Bob Weir in person.

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Volunteers Take “The Great American Roadtrip” Registering Voters

HeadCount is hitting the road this summer with Dave Matthews Band, Wilco, Phish and Furthur.

Posted in News, Tour Journals

Feel the Vibes with Bob Weir and Furthur

Want to live large? HeadCount is hosting a special event at Gathering of the Vibes this year, where our guests will meet Bob Weir and then watch the Furthur show from “the pit.”

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HeadCount Fund Raiser Takes You Furthur On Coney Island

HeadCount is proud to be able to enhance your Furthur experience. Thanks to AEG Live, CID Entertainment, the Furthur family, and especially HeadCount board member Bob Weir, HeadCount is offering a pair of VIP packages for the group’s June 26 show at Coney Island’s MCU Park (home of the Brooklyn Cyclones baseball team). Your tax-deductible…

Posted in Music and Activism, HeadCount Community

Furthur Festival Jumps Into Calaveras County

Mark Twain’s celebrated jumping frogs of Calaveras County better watch their lily pads May 28-30 during the newly announced Furthur Festival @ Mountain Aire. The fest will take place on four stages over three days in California’s Sierra Foothills. Furthur will perform a Friday-night soundcheck, host a late-night jam later that evening, and headline the…

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Phil Lesh Turning 70, Benefiting Haiti

Look out of any window, any morning, any day, and the likelihood of seeing a 70-year-old rock star still going strong are slim to none. Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh is about to change all that. Phil will celebrate his 70th birthday with Furthur & Friends at the Bill Graham Civic Center in San Francisco…