Tag: Participation Row

If the Thunder Don’t Get Ya, this signed Lightning Bolt Guitar Will!

This is a huge year for HeadCount and here’s a fun way to make it even bigger and better… This week we’re holding an online auction for a rare D’Angelico “Lightning Bolt” guitar signed by Bob Weir, John Mayer and every member of Dead & Co. This is the only one of its kind being…

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An Interview with Matt Hirschy of Equality NC: To Play Or Not To Play?

Many many bands elected to boycott North Carolina in protest of the controversial HB2 law that – among other things – stops transgender people from using bathrooms that align with their gender identity. Dead & Company, however elected to move forward with their June 10th, Charlotte, NY show, and use the to raise awareness and…

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Dead & Co., Meet Participation Row

St. Stephen with a rose, in and out of THE GARDEN he goes After rousing successes at Fare Thee Well and Lockn’, we’ll be bringing our‘Participation Row’ non-profit experience to the Dead & Company shows at Madison Square Garden on October 31st and November 1st. Participation Row will allow you to interact with six charities hand-picked by the…

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Weir Plays D’Angelico Participation Row Guitar at LOCKN’

                  Photo Cred: Dave Vann[/caption] LOCKN’ performers Robert Plant, Carlos Santana, and every member of the Grateful Dead signed a pair of guitars to help raise money for and promote 22 charities that have booths at the festival’s “Participation Row”. The Grateful Dead’s Bob Weir then played…

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Qello Concert’s LOCKN’ “Setlist”

We can’t wait for the Lockn’ Festival. If it were up to us we’d already be on Oak Ridge Farm dancing to our favorite artists in the world. But due to the limitations of space and time in a three dimensional world we still have to wait another 2 and a half weeks for the…

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Participation Row at Lockn’ 2015

We are excited to announce that Participation Row, presented by Qello Concerts, will be back at Lockn’ for the third year in a row. We’re bringing the signed LEGENDARY LOCKN’ guitars as well! We’ll organize 22 non-profit organizations into an interactive village, and once again we’ll be chillin’ in the Qello Lounge, checking out the…

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Weir Plays Participation Row Guitar on Stage

The first two shows of Fare Thee Well were epic in every regard. It began with every fan getting a rose on the first night, and then getting treated to a double rainbow! The second night was even more special for all of us at HeadCount and the charities of Participation Row (the non-profit village…

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Fare Thee Well Interview Series: Justin Levy

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 Justin Levy, the Executive Director of Conscious Alliance.  Conscious Alliance is a…

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Free Postcards on Participation Row

For the 50th Anniversary Grateful Dead shows in Santa Clara and Chicago, HeadCount is organizing a Participation Row Non-Profit Village to highlight the last half-century of Dead-affiliated philanthropy. It will be a lot like Shakedown Street, if you replace grilled cheeses and veggie burritos with ways to change the world. Each of the 17 non-profit…

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17 Ways Deadheads Can Change The World

Here are 17 socially-conscious actions that Deadheads can take while at the 50th anniversary concerts – selected by the non-profit organizations who will be in “Participation Row.” Fans can visit the non-profit tables at Participation Row, and get a free, limited edition postcard for every action they take. 1. Provide healthy food to communities in crisis (Conscious Alliance) 2. Protest…

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