Tag: State Radio

Thousands Speak Out To Stop Sept. 21 Execution

Troy Davis is scheduled to be executed in Georgia on Sept. 21st. Many believe he is innocent, and half a million people have signed a petition to save his life.

Posted in Human Rights, Music and Activism, HeadCount Community

“Music for Action” is back with State Radio

HeadCount has teamed up with State Radio and Dispatch to run new “Music for Action” campaigns. The first, which debuted today, sees State Radio give away two exclusive tracks in support of Georgia death row inmate Troy Davis.

Posted in News, Human Rights, Music and Activism, HeadCount Community

State Radio’s Chad Stokes Speaks Out on Violence Against Women Act

Chad Stokes, frontman of State Radio and co-founder of the non-profit Calling All Crows, calls for action on the Violence Against Women Act currently before Congress

Posted in Human Rights, Music and Activism

Calling all Crows

HeadCount partner artist State Radio and their service organization Calling All Crows have teamed up for their first ever “Alternative Break Tour.” A second tour bus filled with excited volunteers is following the band on the road participating in volunteer projects with local nonprofits during the day and rocking out at the State Radio show…

Posted in Music and Activism

State Radio Rides Again With ‘Pre-Show Action’

Last month marked the thirtieth anniversary of the Clash’s London Calling, one of the best rock albums ever. While there’s sadly few bands left to build upon those punks’ massive yawp of agitated roots-rock, State Radio happens to be one of them. And while I’m not sure the Clash were particularly eager to man the…

Posted in Music and Activism

State Radio’s Chad Stokes Urmston On Phish, Fandom, And Volunteerism

“The music industry needs to devise a single strategy to leverage new federal funding to mobilize fans to volunteer,” blogs State Radio‘s Chad Stokes Urmston (with co-writer Matt Wilhelm) in the Huffington Post. Urmston, whom we interviewed recently here, provides an excellent roundup of the many ways in which musicians are leveraging their fan base…

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Interview: State Radio’s Chad Stokes Urmston

When State Radio pulls into town for a gig, fans are likely to find bandmembers working in a food bank, protesting in the streets, or doing something equally decent long before the doors open. Dedicated to human rights and common decency, the trio has created a deep bond between political activism and hard-rocking onstage agitprop….