tUnE-yArDs Quench Thirst by Launching Water Charity Fund

By Laura Ferreiro In the raucous, percussion-driven romp, “Water Fountain,” tUnE-yArDs’ Merrill Garbus sings, “No water in the water fountain,” but this is a situation she’s actively working to prevent. The indie rock band has announced The Water Fountain Fund, … Continue reading

Chromeo and Passion Pit Get Freaky in Bed for MyMusicRx’s Bedstock 2014

By Jack Riewe For kids with cancer and other serious illnesses, being stuck in a hospital is about to become a little more bearable. MyMusicRx, an online extension of a two-decade-old program started by the Children’s Cancer Association (CCA), will … Continue reading

The Ally Coalition Assembles Top Talent to Support Equality

By Travis Clark For one night only, some of the top talent in the entertainment industry will assemble for The Ally Coalition’s Talent Show on December 2 at New World Stages in New York City. The Ally Coalition was co-founded … Continue reading

Rock Lottery Brings Together Members of Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Au Revoir Simone, Parquet Courts and Crocodiles to Benefit the Harmony Program

By Jack Riewe Brooklyn’s Rock Lottery, a unique event that brings 25 musicians together to create music outside their comfort zone and donate the proceeds to the local non-profit Harmony Program, will mark its fifth anniversary on December 6. Stripped … Continue reading

HeadCount Teams Up with Jack Johnson, Weird Al, Jason Mraz and More to Encourage Young People to ‘Go Vote’

By Travis Clark This Election Day, HeadCount.org and more than 300 entertainers will work together in a massive campaign to get fans to vote. Using the hashtag #GoVote, the campaign aims to get more people out for the midterm elections … Continue reading

My Morning Jacket Teams Up with The North Face on Ambitious Campaign to Benefit Public Lands

By Laura Ferreiro My Morning Jacket has recorded a gorgeous and wistful cover of Woody Guthrie’s famous anthem, “This Land Is Your Land,” and the band wants people to take that message quite literally. The Kentucky indie rockers have teamed … Continue reading

Take Action to Win Tickets to the Under 30 Music Festival

By Laura Ferreiro Okay everyone, put away your wallets and take out your pens and cell phones! Instead of purchasing tickets to see Wiz Khalifa, DJ Afrojack, and LP perform at the Forbes Under 30 Music Festival on October 19 … Continue reading

Not Your Average Pickin’ and Grinnin’ — The Bluegrass Situation Festival to Benefit Children’s Cancer Association

By Travis Clark There’s a situation brewing – a Bluegrass Situation to be precise. The bluegrass, folk and Americana festival will take place October 10 and 11at the Ace Hotel Theater in downtown Los Angeles. The festival is being hosted by … Continue reading

San Diego Music Thing Connects Public with Industry Professionals

By Travis Clark Some “thing” is coming to San Diego, and it’s taking the music industry by storm. The San Diego Music Thing rolls into town September 11-13. What’s this “thing” all about? It’s a two-day music conference and festival that … Continue reading

Music, Fashion and Good Causes Collide at MAGIC 2014

By Laura Ferreiro With temperatures soaring well above 100 degrees, Las Vegas sizzles in the summer. Things got even hotter during MAGIC Market Week when the fashion tradeshow descended on the Las Vegas and Mandalay Bay Convention Centers in the … Continue reading