Country Music fans locked up ticketing servers this morning while racing to purchase tickets for the Country Cares Concert to benefit The Granite Mountain Hot Shots, which officially sold out over 6,000 tickets at Tim’s Toyota Center for the July 22 event in Prescott Valley, AZ.
Wilco, Dave Matthews Band, Widespread Panic, Gov’t Mule and The String Cheese Incident are among a long list of musicians showing support for the non-profit organization HeadCount by offering VIP tickets, autographed merchandise, and some quality time.
Today the Rex Foundation releases A Buck Dancer’s Choice. The 19-song live compilation, culled from a very special December 1, 2012 performance at The Fillmore in San Francisco, features choice selections from that evening’s three sets of incredible music - opened by members of ALO, followed by an acoustic solo Bob Weir set, and then The Mickey Hart Band with Widespread Panic’s Dave Schools on bass.
The Capitol Theatre has set aside its very best seats for a charitable program to send area schoolteachers to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland for a week of intensive curriculum training. Concertgoers can bid on the coveted Presidential Box—four seats directly overlooking the stage—for most events at the historic Theatre, including recent performances by B.B. King, The Black Crowes, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Drive-By Truckers, Phish's Trey Anastasio, and Furthur's 9-show sold-out run kicking off this week.
It is truly music to our ears to hear musicians and others in the music community say they want to support Rex Foundation work by being part of the Rex Musical Caravan! With appreciation for the generosity and enthusiasm of all involved, we are pleased to announce the following great occasions and musical experiences you can enjoy:This Friday, April 5th, Olive & the Dirty Martinis, with opener Girl Named T, appear at the Freight & Salvage in Berkeley. Enjoy seeing Rex board member Stefanie Coyote and her band members. I'm looking forward to being there, too. Here are the
The Melodic Caring Project (MCP), the Seattle-based non-profit founded by musician Levi Ware and his wife Stephanie, has already brought the healing power of music directly to the hospital beds of more than 100 critically-ill children since it officially launched a year ago. This unique marriage of music and technology is now expanding its ability to reach patients through new partnerships with the global Starlight Children's Foundation as well as with Seattle area music event resources.
The teachers of Sandy Hook went back to school last week, a reality that is nothing short of gut-wrenching. As a typical member of the community located hundreds of miles away, I can do nothing but sit and imagine the teachers, parents and children enduring these fresh memories and new moments.There are several opportunities available, now, to show our support to Sandy Hook. But I wanted to do something different.