Tag: HeadCount

Interview: Al Schnier from moe.

moe. guitarist Al Schnier is a special guest this month on HeadCount’s “HeadLiners” streaming radio show. Read the highlights or listen to the entire show.

Posted in Interviews, Music and Activism

The Bridge Session: Mission Accomplished

A HeadCount staffer reflects on The Bridge Session and the magic that can happen when people work together, for a common goal.

Posted in Politics and Elections, Music and Activism

HeadCount’s Fan DNA Project Reveals Political Differences & Similarities of Music Fans

Concerts are often a place where musicians and organizations try to raise political awareness. But are crowds tuned in? Are they listening when artists call on them to take action? Do they generally agree on hot button issues, or are they as divided as the rest of the country?

Posted in News

Volunteer of the Month: Charlie Blatt

Sayin’ thanks to HeadCount’s Volunteer of the Month, Charlie Blatt!

Posted in News, HeadCount Community

New Friendships and New Beginnings at HeadCount’s Field and Festival Committee Retreat

HeadCount recently held its first ever leadership retreat for members of its “Field and Festival Committee.” A dozen volunteers who had spent the last few months planning HeadCount’s future via conference call got together – for the first time – in person.

Posted in News, HeadCount Community

Everyone Missed the Mark with Young Voters

Young voters still supported Democrats in the 2010 midterm elections, but overall youth voter turnout was down. This points to the fact that Democrats, Republicans and nonpartisan organizations like HeadCount all must get more creative to truly engage the youth vote.

Posted in Politics and Elections, HeadCount Community

An epic summer (as an intern!)

A University of Texas student describes his experience as a HeadCount summer intern.

Posted in HeadCount Community

VOTE to the Boat!

Cloud 9 Adventures, Relix and HeadCount are presenting “VOTE to the Boat,” a contest where you can decide what up-and-coming band has a chance to perform on Jam Cruise 9.

Posted in Uncategorized, News

HeadCount and Al Schnier of moe. at All Good (VIDEO)

The modern concert festival has many faces. From the pop/indy rock grandeur of Lollapalooza to the dark Livetronica of Camp Bisco, there’s now something for everyone. But no live music event has maintained the pure improvisational spirit of the All Good Music Festival in Masontown, WV. It’s also a home away from home for HeadCount….

Posted in HeadCount Community

Political Change Through Old-School Pen And Paper

What do politicians and platypuses have in common? According to Omar Ahmad, neither creature can tell directions and both have very strange breeding habits. Omar Ahmad is an internet start-up specialist who sits on his hometown city council in San Carlos, CA. In the concise TED Conference presentation below, Ahmad argues that the best way…

Posted in Trends in Music and Society, Issue Updates