Help Justin Bieber, Nelly Furtado, Usher and Jordin Sparks raise $20,000 for their favorite charities

By Laura Ferreiro Pop stars Justin Bieber, Nelly Furtado, Usher and Jordin Sparks have teamed up with the Billboard Music Awards to raise funds and increase awareness of their favorite charities in a unique competition. Each musician has been actively … Continue reading

Jack Johnson, Eddie Vedder and friends mark Earth Day with benefit compilation

By Laura Ferreiro Singer-songwriter Jack Johnson has released a 13-song compilation of live performance highlights from Hawaii’s Kokua Festival featuring tracks by Eddie Vedder, Willie Nelson, Ziggy Marley, Jackson Browne and more, titled “Jack Johnson and Friends: Best of Kokua … Continue reading

Desert Daze Music Festival: A free alternative to Coachella for a good cause

By Laura Ferreiro Everyone’s abuzz about the Coachella Festival this weekend and next, but did you know that a free festival is taking place just a few miles down the road in Palm Springs? If you didn’t manage to score … 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

Voto Latino encourages youth to vote with free music comp featuring Pitbull, Rodrigo y Gabriela and more

By Laura Ferreiro In an effort to engage Latino youth in the political process and get them to participate in the 2012 presidential election, Voto Latino is offering 35 free songs via iTunes when young people take a pledge to … Continue reading

Coldplay seek volunteers to promote food justice at concerts

By Laura Ferreiro As Coldplay gear up to embark on a massive North American tour later this month, they are also busy recruiting volunteers to staff their shows across the U.S. Why? Because they’re working with Oxfam America, the international … Continue reading