Tag: Neil Young

Israel-Palestine Conflict Rocking the Music World

With artists being asked to take a stand on the Israel-Palestine conflict, perhaps it’s an opportunity to open up a healthy dialogue. Right now though, the bitterness of the debate is reflected in the outcries and backlash that meet artists who visit Israel, or refuse to.

Posted in Music and Activism

Food & Farm Policy Issue Update: Farm Aid Keeps on Rockin’ While the Gov’t Cracks Down on the Underground Market

Government keeps cracking down on fresh food sold directly to consumers on the “underground market,” but somehow government agencies aren’t doing anything about junk food advertising for kids or salmonella outbreaks. Does that make you mad?

Posted in Music and Activism, Issue Updates, Food and Farm Policy

Food and Farm Policy Update: Rockin’ for Food

HeadCount artists Willie Nelson and Dave Matthews are among those who will be at this year’s installment of Farm Aid

Posted in Issue Updates, Food and Farm Policy

No Doubt, Coldplay, Monsters Of Folk Playing Neil Young’s Bridge School Benefit

Or if you don’t want to watch the whole thing: The Bridge School announced that Neil Young, No Doubt, Coldplay’s Chris Martin, Fleet Foxes, Wolfmother, Sheryl Crow, Gavin Rossdale, and the Monsters of Folk will perform at both nights of the school’s annual benefit at Mountain View, California’s Shoreline Amphitheatre on October 24 and 25….

Posted in Trends in Music and Society

Farm Aid Fighting Factory Farming

Farm Aid teams up with Headcount each year to register concertgoers to vote at our annual Farm Aid concert. But Farm Aid is about much more than incredible music. Started in 1985 by Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp and Neil Young (Dave Matthews joined the Board of Directors in 2001), Farm Aid’s mission is to keep…