Tag: moe.

Interview: Summer Camp Promoter Ian Goldberg

In a candid interview, Summer Camp promoter Ian Goldberg describes some of the pointed differences between the family business approach he takes to concert promotion and the corporate missteps by Live Nation.

Posted in Music and Activism, HeadCount Community

Pearl Jam, Jack Johnson, 20 others provide music to Patagonia environmental project

Environmentally-conscious apparel brand Patagonia announced a program today to sell exclusive music by Pearl Jam, Jack Johnson, moe., Umphrey’s McGee and many others, with all proceeds donated to environmental charities of the artists’ choice.

Posted in Music and Activism, Sustainability and Climate Change

A Taste of Justice in Burma

Aung San Suu Kyi was released this weekend from an on again, off again house arrest in Burma that has spanned fifteen of the last twenty-one years.

Auction: 2 front row moe. tickets and Al Schnier meet & greet for Beacon show

Bid now for two FRONT ROW seats to see moe. on October 8 at the Beacon Theatre in New York City!

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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….

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Hot fun at the Summer Camp

Are you registered to vote at your current address? The summer festival season is upon us and it’s an election year, so be prepared to hear that question a lot when you venture out to shows and music festivals. A strong team of HeadCount volunteers were out in full-force at Summer Camp in Chillicothe, IL…

Posted in Music and Activism, HeadCount Community

Will Live Streaming Become A Flood?

Trey Anastasio. The Disco Biscuits. Umphrey’s McGee. Phil Lesh. Drive-By Truckers. STS9. The Allman Brothers Band. Heck, you could easily add yourself to this list. I’m talking about artists who’ve recently streamed shows live over the Internet, whether for a fee, free, or through a paid subscription. Is this a trend ready to take off…

Posted in Trends in Music and Society

The Xmas Factor

‘Tis the season to hear awful, horrible, terrible Christmas music everywhere. However, one of the cooler things about Warren Haynes’s annual Christmas Jams, which I’ve never attended, unfortunately, is that nearly everyone who plays appears to eschew seasonal music for hard rocking, old-fashioned picking, and novel collaborations, e.g., Coheed & Cambria singing Dylan with Mr….

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My Burma Story: By moe.’s Al Schnier

[Editor’s note: There will be some special guests at this weekend’s moe.down in Turin, NY. Priests and other members of the Burmese community, who fled oppression in their country and resettled in nearby Utica, will be on hand to enjoy the festivities, share their stories, and screen a documentary about their experience. In addition, representatives…

Posted in Human Rights, Music and Activism

Al Schnier On Gathering Of The Vibes Death

As you’ve probably heard by now, an apparently grisly death marred last weekend’s Gathering of the Vibes. It was the first time anybody has died at a Vibes since the annual event’s 1996 debut. I attended the festival and can attest that this unpleasantness was in no way representative of the festival as a whole….

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