Warren Haynes Presents: The 23rd Annual Christmas Jam will take place on Saturday December 10th at The Asheville Civic Center in Asheville, NC.The initial line-up, includes a rare show by Phil Lesh & Friends (Featuring: Phil Lesh, Warren Haynes, Jackie Greene, Jeff Chimenti & Joe Russo) as well as Gov't Mule's return to The Xmas Jam, Los Lobos & Bela Fleck and many more to be announced shortly. This year's line-up is shaping up to be our strongest yet.
John and Debi Medeski have finally realized a two-year long goal of bringing these very special representatives of a disappearing culture all the way from the rainforest of Ecuador to the mountains of upstate New York. We are blessed by the presence of three elders and healers and their guide who has been living amongst and studying with them for many years.
CASH Music is a nonprofit organization that builds open source digital tools for musicians and labels.They've been hard at work doing this virtually unfunded for the past four years working with over 100 different artists, labels, and management companies on various projects built to spec.
On September 1, Water For People, an international nonprofit organization that aims to create a world where everyone has access to safe drinking water and sanitation, launched a Crowdrise.com campaign in an effort to raise $2 million through the crowd-sourced, online fundraising platform.
The Mimi Fishman Foundation has launched an auction featuring drumsticks and drumheads using during 2010 and 2011 shows. Every stick/head available has been dated by Phish drummer Jon Fishman's drum tech as well as signed by Jon himself. Shows include New Years, Bethel, and Super Ball IX among many others.
As you might have heard, Phish will play a special show at Champlain Valley Exposition in Essex Junction, VT next Wednesday, September 14. The concert will benefit Vermont flood recovery efforts as proceeds from the concert and merchandise sales will be directed to The WaterWheel Foundation and The Vermont Community Foundation to aid in the recovery of the Green Mountain State.