Tag: Widespread Panic

HeadCount Holiday Fundraiser

For a little while now, HeadCount has been sitting on the MOTHERLOAD of signed posters and items from various festivals. So this year, we decided to hold a little fundraiser by auctioning them off for the holidays.

Posted in Music and Activism

Participation Row Pays Off

HeadCount KNOWS non-profit villages at music festivals, so when we got asked to run one for the Lockn’ festival, we knew good things would happen. But we never expected things would go so well there’d be a freakin’ ceremony!

Posted in News

More than just a Hangout (Poll Results)

Sandy beaches, a great lineup and a stageside pool is not all we found at the Hangout Festival. We polled the crowd and learned a little about what makes up fans’ musical and political DNA.

Posted in News, HeadCount Community

Interview: Widespread Panic’s John Bell Keeps His Shiny Side Up

According to John Bell, the title track of Widespread Panic’s eleventh studio album, Dirty Side Down, arrived almost as an afterthought.

Widespread Panic Raising Funds and Awareness for Musician Health

Widespread Panic may be one of the ultimate American party bands, but they haven’t forgotten the dark reality that many musicians struggle with health and personal issues. With that in mind, they’re throwing their support behind Nuçi’s Space a nonprofit from their hometown of Athens, Georgia that serves the musician community with suicide prevention programs and…

Posted in Music and Activism, Trends in Music and Society

Happy Record Store Day

Tomorrow, April 17, is Record Store Day – a day to celebrate and support your favorite local independent record store. More than 700 independently owned record stores across the U.S., and hundreds of international stores, will take part in this event. The goal is to bring customers into shops who now have to compete with…

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Georgia Theatre 1978-2009

A sad day for Athens, Georgia, is a say day for the world of live music. This morning, the historic Georgia Theatre burned down. Host to countless memorable shows by HeadCount affiliated artists, the Georgia Theatre has long been a staple for touring bands. The Athens-Clarke County Fire Chief called the venue, which opened in…