Music Community Rallies to Combat Flint Water Crisis

By James Pleasant Musicians across the U.S. are rallying to donate much-needed clean water and funds to help the citizens of Flint, Michigan during the city’s deadly water crisis, which has already contaminated thousands of residents with extremely high levels … Continue reading

Virgin Mobile FreeFest with Jack White, Santigold, Skrillex offers free tickets to volunteers

By Hilary Gridley Some events have tickets so sought-after, snagging them requires the perfect storm of a lightning-fast internet connection, a fluency in captcha, and a lot of luck. Tickets for Virgin Mobile FreeFest disappeared a record two minutes after … Continue reading

Love Hope Strength uses music to fight cancer at all levels

By Michael Tedder Alarm frontman Mike Peters has never been one to think small. This is, after all, a musician whose first major hit was called “68 Guns.”  The official legend of the cancer research foundation Love Hope Strength, which … Continue reading

Jack White, Jens Lekman and The Roots show public radio some love

By Laura Ferreiro It’s hard to think of something powerful enough to bring together such a diverse array of supporters as Jack White, Best Coast, Passion Pit, Jens Lekman, Jakob Dylan, Tenacious D and The Roots. But Public Radio Music Month … Continue reading