Tag: Umphrey’s McGee

The Best Way to Hit a Festival

Festival season is coming and HeadCount will be at more than 35 festivals this year (see the full schedule and volunteer). At select festivals, we’re excited to announce we will also offer special meet-the-artist experiences, exclusively from HeadCount, that include VIP tickets through our auction page. Some very specials fans will get to chill with guys from My Morning…

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Announcing the #GoVote Photo Campaign

Get ready. On Election Day, more than 300 entertainers will go on social media and post photos of themselves urging their fans to “#GoVote.”

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Interview: #GoVote Artist AJ Masthay

On the strength of amazing and varied artwork, AJ Masthay has vaulted himself to the top of the rock poster game. His contribution to the #GoVote art series blew us all away.

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HeadCount’s 10th Birthday Bash

On June 4, 2014, about 800 supporters, benefactors, volunteers, and lovers of great live music celebrated HeadCount’s tenth anniversary with a benefit at the Brooklyn Bowl.

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Movers, Shakers, Music Lovers: Jake Sherman, Politico

The people who shape the political landscape are as passionate about music as they are about politics. In our new blog series Movers, Shakers, Music Lovers, we’ll be talking to them about the bands they love and the shows that changed their lives.

Posted in Interviews, Music and Activism, Headliners

HeadCount on Jam Cruise!

HeadCount sent some of its top volunteers on Jam Cruise 11 as a reward for all their hard work. On board, they enjoyed great music, a dinner with artists (open to all HeadCount volunteers), and some serious bonding.

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Umphrey’s + Brooklyn Bowl = Home

Umphrey’s four night run at Brooklyn Bowl reminded one HeadCount volunteer what it means to feel part of a music community.

Posted in Music and Activism, HeadCount Community

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.

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The Force is With Fans at UMBowl

HeadCount rockers Umphrey’s McGee created a hilarious parody of the Volkswagen Darth Vader Super Bowl commercial to promote the audience interaction elements of “UMBowl II.”

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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