Tag: Grateful Dead

Charity Auction For Unique Dead50 Memorabilia

To celebrate the Grateful Dead’s 50th Anniversary Fare Thee Well shows, HeadCount has teamed up with D’Angelico Guitars and Remo Percussion to create stunning commemorative items that will be signed by the Grateful Dead and the guest musicians, and and made available to the public at the Participation Row Silent Auction. The Participation Row auction will feature the…

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Fare Thee Well Interview Series: Gene Baur

With The Grateful Dead’s 50th Anniversary shows approaching, and HeadCount organizing a “Participation Row” non-profit village at the shows, we are running a series of interviews with key people from non-profits and various social good initiatives tied to the Grateful Dead. Today, we talk to animal rights activist Gene Baur. Click here to view other interviews in…

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Fare Thee Well Interview Series: Wavy Gravy

With The Grateful Dead’s 50th Anniversary shows approaching, and HeadCount organizing a “Participation Row” non-profit village at the shows, we are running a series of interviews with key people from non-profits and various social good initiatives tied to the Grateful Dead. Today, we talk to Wavy Gravy (born Hugh Nanton Romney); a poet, comedian, and social activist. …

Posted in Participation Row, Politics and Elections

Participation Row Dead50 Ticket Auction

You spent days decorating a ticket request envelope with a Stealie and Skulls and Roses. You waited in a virtual line on TicketMaster for hours as the site kept crashing and reloading. You have been tracking the slightest daily changes in StubHub prices for tickets listed by scalpers. And despite all of that effort you…

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Announcing Participation Row at Fare Thee Well

  On December 10th, 1965 a band previously known as The Warlocks took the stage at the Fillmore Auditorium in San Francisco. That show was a benefit to raise legal funds for the Mime Troupe and that band was performing under their new moniker The Grateful Dead. For fifty years since, the band never stopped…

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Interview: #GoVote Artist AJ Masthay

On the strength of amazing and varied artwork, AJ Masthay has vaulted himself to the top of the rock poster game. His contribution to the #GoVote art series blew us all away.

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Interview: #GoVote Artist Tripp Shealy

“I definitely believe in the power of voting… I think a lot of people have the right idea but don’t realize we have to take action to make things happen!” – Tripp Shealy

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Movers, Shakers, Music Lovers: Steve Liesman, CNBC

In our blog series Movers, Shakers, Music Lovers, wemeet Steve Liesman, CNBC’s senior economics reporter, and talk about how the music of the Grateful Dead shaped his life.

Posted in Interviews, Music and Activism, Headliners

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.

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Movers, Shakers, Music Lovers: Jake Sherman, Politico

The people who shape the political landscape are as passionate about music as they are about politics. In our new blog series Movers, Shakers, Music Lovers, we’ll be talking to them about the bands they love and the shows that changed their lives.

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