Tag: Participation Row

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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Fare Thee Well Interview Series: Cameron Sears

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 Rex Foundation Executive Director and former Grateful Dead Manager Cameron Sears. Click here to…

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Charity Auction For Unique Dead50 Memorabilia

To celebrate the Grateful Dead’s 50th Anniversary Fare Thee Well shows, HeadCount has teamed up with D’Angelico Guitars and Remo Percussion to create stunning commemorative items that will be signed by the Grateful Dead and the guest musicians, and and made available to the public at the Participation Row Silent Auction. The Participation Row auction will feature the…

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Fare Thee Well Interview Series: Gene Baur

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 animal rights activist Gene Baur. Click here to view other interviews in…

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Participation Row Dead50 Ticket Auction

You spent days decorating a ticket request envelope with a Stealie and Skulls and Roses. You waited in a virtual line on TicketMaster for hours as the site kept crashing and reloading. You have been tracking the slightest daily changes in StubHub prices for tickets listed by scalpers. And despite all of that effort you…

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Announcing Participation Row at Fare Thee Well

  On December 10th, 1965 a band previously known as The Warlocks took the stage at the Fillmore Auditorium in San Francisco. That show was a benefit to raise legal funds for the Mime Troupe and that band was performing under their new moniker The Grateful Dead. For fifty years since, the band never stopped…

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HeadCount at 10: 2013 Was a Year of Projects

In 2013, HeadCount launched four separate projects that leveraged organizing know-how and music savvy.

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Participation Row is Coming to Phases of the Moon

The Phases of the Moon festival will host HeadCount’s “Participation Row” non-profit village

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Participation Row is Back at Lockn’!

With help from Qello Concerts, Participation Row will return to Lockn’ for a second year.

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