Hot Chip, Jessie Ware, The National and More to Play Massive Global Concert Series Aiding Refugees

By Kennedi Johnson On September 20, in more than 200 cities across the globe, hundreds of artists will come together to put on more than 300 concerts. Music fans will open their homes for the concerts, hosting the likes of … Continue reading

Bleachers and The Ally Coalition Promote LGBTQ Equality on Summer Tour

By Alexandra Gulesserian Forty percent of homeless youth identify as LGBTQ. Yes, you read that number correctly. It’s a staggering figure, and Jack Antonoff of the bands Bleachers and Fun. believes it’s #Time2StepUp for LGBTQ equality. This is why Antonoff … Continue reading

Moby, Neon Indian, Mayor Garcetti and More to Take the Stage at Second Annual Climate Day LA

By James Pleasant Moby, Neon Indian, Weyes Blood, comedian Eric Warheim and many others will hit the stage at the second annual Climate Day LA—a day-long event presented by Southern California public radio station KCRW, IHEARTCOMIX and more to celebrate … Continue reading

Pitchfork Music Festival Stands Up to Gun Violence with New Initiative

By James Pleasant The Pitchfork Music Festival is teaming up with Everytown for Gun Safety and Mothers Against Senseless Killings (MASK) for the new Beats >Bullets initiative, designed to help reduce the rampant gun violence in Chicago. “Chicago has always … Continue reading

Chance the Rapper, John Legend, Paramore and More to Headline Karoondinha Festival Benefiting Great Causes

By Kennedi Johnson It’s music festival season! Coachella, South by Southwest, Bonnaroo, and Karoondinha. What’s that? You haven’t heard of the inaugural Karoondinha festival, yet? No worries—you have now! The festival will make its debut on July 21-23 at Penn’s … Continue reading

Lady Gaga and Prince William Discuss Mental Illness in New Video

By James Pleasant Pop superstar Lady Gaga and Prince William recently collaborated to discuss how to eradicate the stigma associated with mental health issues, in a video produced by the British Royal Family’s Heads Together campaign. “There’s a lot of … Continue reading

Coachella Festival Offers Big Incentives to Festival-Goers for Going Green

By Kennedi Johnson It’s no surprise that this year’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival features an impressive array of headliners including Radiohead, Lady Gaga and Kendrick Lamar, who will descend on the famed California desert festival April 14-16 and … Continue reading

Tenacious D, Weird Al, Members of OK Go and More to Perform ‘80s Hits at Sweet Relief Benefit Concert

By James Pleasant Don your best ‘80s gear and break out the Aqua Net because Sweet Relief’s Sweet 80s Benefit Concert is coming to town. Actor Finn Wolfhard, who played Mike in the blockbuster Netflix series Stranger Things, will host … Continue reading

Jack Johnson’s 2017 Tour to Support 140 Non-Profits & Champion Greening Efforts

By James Pleasant  Singer-songwriter and environmental activist Jack Johnson is back on the road for the first time since 2014 for a North American summer tour, which kicks off June 17 in Chicago and makes its way to the West … Continue reading

Environmentally Themed Festival Features Solange, Skrillex, Future Islands and More

By Kennedi Johnson FORM Arcosanti – a unique, environmentally sustainable music festival held in Arizona’s high desert – is being dubbed the festival of the future. Held on the grounds of Arcosanti about 65 miles north of Phoenix from May … Continue reading