Pandora Teams Up with Little Kids Rock to Expand Modern Music Program in Public Schools

By Laura Ferreiro Internet radio service Pandora and national music education non-profit Little Kids Rock have joined forces to bring free music lessons and instruments to kids at elementary and middle schools in Los Angeles, Oakland, Chicago and New York. … Continue reading

ALO’s Zach Gill on Touring for a Great Cause and Partying With Pal Jack Johnson

By Billy Restivo From Santa Barbara driveways to arenas and festivals all around the world, the guys in Animal Liberation Orchestra (ALO) have been infecting audiences with a vibrant, groovy rock that seems almost indigenous to their native Golden State. … Continue reading

Orange Amps, Music for Good and Under the Radar Team Up at SXSW to Support Little Kids Rock

By Laura Ferreiro Orange Amplifiers, Music for Good and Under the Radar Magazine teamed up for three days of events during the South by Southwest music festival March 12-14 benefiting music education charity Little Kids Rock. The events at Austin’s … Continue reading

Charli XCX, EMA, Future Islands, Gruff Rhys, The Mary Onettes and More to Headline Orange-Sponsored SXSW Day Parties Benefiting Little Kids Rock

By Laura Ferreiro  Charli XCX, EMA, Future Islands, The Mary Onettes, We Were Promised Jetpacks, Gruff Rhys of Super Furry Animals and Neon Neon, Connan Mockasin and Lost in the Trees are among the bands that will headline the Orange … Continue reading

Orange Amplification Gets Loud at SXSW to Support Music Education in Schools

By Laura Ferreiro Renowned guitar amplifier manufacturer Orange Amplification is turning up the volume on free music education in schools to help offset nationwide budget cuts that are eliminating music programs in low-income communities across the U.S. To help rectify this … Continue reading

Musicians, Brands and Charities Descend on NAMM 2014

By Laura Ferreiro A cacophony of sounds emanated from every corner of the Anaheim Convention Center, which could only mean that NAMM was in town. From pounding drums to strummed ukuleles and singers hitting high notes to demo sound equipment, … Continue reading

Black Eyed Peas’ Taboo & Sammy Hagar help Little Kids Rock out

By Hilary Gridley When San Francisco public school teacher David Wish set out to do something about the lack of music education funding at his school, he may never have dreamt of collaborating with world-class celebrities. But what started as … Continue reading