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Help Us Donate To Haiti Relief

While HeadCount is usually the recipient of donations from generous supporters – right now the victims of the Haiti earthquake are in much greater need. To contribute, HeadCount will be donating 100% of the funds we collect at concerts (via raffles and donations) to Haiti relief and other natural disaster-related efforts through March 1, 2010….

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‘Mock Show’ Draws Attention During Phish Run

Among the myriad of things to do during the sunny off hours of Phish’s four-night Miami New Year’s Eve run, the Mock Show topped the list for many. The poster and art exhibit featured the work of Jim Pollock, David Welker, Jeff Wood, AJ Masthay and many other artists and a set of music from…

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HeadCount Is Hiring

HeadCount will add a full-time, salaried position early next year to work in our New York City office. Candidates must be passionate about both music and grassroots organizing, dedicated, self-motivated, creative and ready for a true adventure. Most importantly, he or she must bring a unique set of skills and demonstrate a clear ability to…

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HeadCount To Host SXSW Panel

HeadCount will host a panel at the South by Southwest Music Conference titled “Effecting Social Change via Music and Technology.” SXSW is the premier US music-industry event, attracting up-and-coming musicians, filmmakers, promoters, executives, and entrepreneurs to Austin, Texas, for a week of music, meetings, and revelry. Selected and elected from among hundreds of candidates,“Effecting Social…

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HeadCount Gets A White House Invite

Last week, while on the way to see Phish in Philadelphia, I got an unexpected email from…the White House. We would like to invite you to join us for a Clean Energy Economy Forum to discuss the important role young leaders have in creating and sharing this opportunity. The event will bring together emerging leaders…

HeadCount Podcast

Our partners at Sonicbids helped put us in contact with up-and-coming bands that share our belief that music can be a powerful tool for encouraging people to be more active, involved citizens. We chose these tracks from among more than 50 submissions. Have a listen by clicking here 1. Tripsonix – “Great Pub in the…

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HeadCount Parties Hollywood Style

Television personalities Stephanie Pratt (left), Ben Gleib and Aisha Tyler were among the faces at HeadCount’s first ever fundraiser in Los Angeles, the “Rock. Laugh. Dance” party at the House of Blues on Sunset Strip. It was quite the L.A. welcome. Also on hand were Wayne Kramer of the MC5, “American Pie” star Jason Biggs,…

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RatDog, The President, And The Party

There’s an old bumper sticker that says, “Who are the Grateful Dead and why do they keep following me?”  Someone should stick one on the presidential motorcade, because it seems that Barack Obama and Bob Weir are constantly under the same roof. Bob has visited the White House twice this year, played the inauguration, and…

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The Stats Are In: You Voted

When you register someone to vote at a concert, you really have no idea if he or she will actually make it to the polls on Election Day. Let’s face it, over the years we’ve registered a fair number of people who never thought much about politics until a musician said something from stage. And…

Congratulations Josh Gelfand, Winner of First HeadCount Reality Check at Bonnaroo

Nine straight wins. That’s what it took to win Reality Check, HeadCount’s music and politics trivia game show. After four days of competition, a disputed answer (was “Ernest” – rather than Ernesto – acceptable as Trey Anastasio’s correct legal name?), and a final tournament that attracted a throng of contestants and observers, San Diego’s Josh…

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