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

Bandcamp Teams Up with Artists and Labels to Support the ACLU

By James Pleasant More than 400 labels and artists joined Bandcamp to support millions of immigrants and refugees by donating proceeds from sales of their music on the online music store to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). Music fans, … Continue reading

Keb’ Mo’, Ronnie Spector & Non-Profits Put Music Education Front and Center at NAMM 2017

By Laura Ferreiro A record number of musicians, non-profits, music technology and equipment brands descended on NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) 2017, making it the largest in the conference’s 115-year history. Held at the Anaheim Convention Center January 19-22, … Continue reading

Beyonce, Chance the Rapper & Demi Lovato Make List of Most Charitable Stars

By Kennedi Johnson Although acts of kindness didn’t always make headlines in 2016, the Celebs Gone Good list reminds us that many artists devoted a large portion of their time to raising funds and awareness for people in need. Online … Continue reading

Diplo, OG Maco & More Throw Down at ‘LA Gives Back’ Charity Event for Los Angeles Homeless

by Tamara Syed A benefit show unlike typical glitzy charity events, LA Gives Back rocked Los Angeles with surprise performances by Diplo and OG Maco on December 21. Los Angeles-based record label and media company IHEARTCOMIX hosted the benefit, bringing … Continue reading

Peter Gabriel, Tom Morello, Johnny Depp & More Team Up for The Voice Project’s Fight for Freedom of Expression

By James Pleasant In order to draw attention to artists who have been imprisoned for using their voices to speak out, Peter Gabriel, Tom Morello, Johnny Depp and other renowned artists have teamed up for The Voice Project’s “Imprisoned for … Continue reading

Sofar Sounds Los Angeles Partners with Movember Foundation To Host Benefit Concert

By Tamara Syed If you’re looking for an escape from Thanksgiving food coma or the shopping cart wars of Black Friday, be sure to participate in Sofar Sounds and Movember Foundation’s concert ticket giveaway. Sofar Sounds Los Angeles is partnering with … Continue reading

Madonna to Hold Star-Studded Benefit Concert with Ariana Grande & Chris Rock for Raising Malawi

By Kennedi Johnson During challenging times, it’s always good to recognize acts of kindness and humanity. One altruistic event that certainly deserves recognition is Madonna’s star-studded benefit concert, which will be held at the Faena Forum in Miami Beach, Florida … Continue reading