HeadCount 10th Anniversary Benefit Concert and Mountain Jam Kick-Off Party
Who wants to PARTY? June 4th at Brooklyn Bowl – be there! Come join Headcount as they celebrate 10 years of promoting participation in democracy through the power of music!
Headlining the night will be Bob Weir & Ratdog along with special guests, Eric Krasno (Lettuce, SOULIVE), Marc Brownstein (The Disco Biscuits), Brendan Bayliss (Umphrey’s McGee), Ryan Zoidis & Eric Bloom (Lettuce Horns), with more to be announced! Get your tickets HERE! The suggested attire for this event is “Deadhead Formal,” but just make sure you have on a good pair of dancing shoes! This event, sponsored by Billboard, will also act as a kick-off party for this year’s Mountain Jam, which takes place on Hunter Mountain, NY the next day! If you haven’t scored your tickets to this anticipated festival yet, you can grab them here! Make sure you check back to Sensible Reason for coverage on this event and Mountain Jam! If you want to know more about Mountain Jam, check out this article!
HeadCount’s mission is to promote participation in democracy through the power of music. The organization has registered over 300,000 voters since its inception, working with artists such as Pearl Jam, Dave Matthews Band, Wilco and Jay-Z. In 2012 HeadCount registered more voters than any organization with a budget of less than $1 million, and helped create “National Voter Registration Day,” the largest one-day voter registration drive ever.
“When we started HeadCount, we had big dreams,” said Brownstein. “But to be totally honest, we didn’t know if it would last more than a year, much less ten. So this feels like an incredible accomplishment.”
Qello previously partnered with HeadCount at the Lockn’ Festival, co-presenting the “Participation Row” non-profit village. Richard Johnson, Qello’s Co-founder says, “We’re excited to join HeadCount in celebrating its 10th anniversary and proud to be associated with an organization that has music and empowerment at its core.”
Brooklyn Bowl has hosted several HeadCount events in the past, including benefit concerts with the Radiators and The Disco Biscuits. “HeadCount has been part of the Brooklyn Bowl family since the day we opened our doors,” said venue founder Peter Shapiro, also a HeadCount board member and one of the official hosts of the event. “So it’s fitting that the 10th Anniversary show is here.”
HeadCount unleashes the power of musicians and fans to make a difference. Since 2004 we have registered over 300,000 voters, and motivated millions to be informed, vocal citizens. We turn the power of musicians, the passion of fans and the hard work of volunteers into organized efforts to drive participation. We make it easy for people to get behind things they believe in, so that the next generation of music fans will shape the future.
Qello is a digital entertainment company that streams HD quality content across multiple platforms to millions of users in over 160 countries. Qello’s first vertical, Qello Concerts, gives users on-demand access to the world’s largest collection of HD concert films and music documentaries spanning all musical genres from new to iconic. Qello Concerts is available on all iOS devices, all Android devices, PlayStation, Microsoft Mobile, Samsung and Sony Smart TVs, Amazon Kindle Fire, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, and the web at qello.com.
About Mountain Jam:
Originally conceived in 2005 as a single-day celebration of Radio Woodstock’s 25thanniversary, Mountain Jam has blossomed into a four-day, multi-stage event, featuring onsite camping, and one of the northeast’s most pristine natural amphitheaters. Over the years, Mountain Jam has hosted some of the top names in live music and has been named by Rolling Stone Magazine as one of the top 10 festivals in the U.S. not to miss.