HeadCount, a voter registration group affiliated with The Dead and most of the top improvisational music acts, will be holding a benefit concert at BB King Blues Club on June 7, 2004 to raise money for its nationwide voter registration campaign. moe. will make a special appearance following a performance by the HeadCount All-Stars, featuring Al Schnier and Vinnie Amico of moe., and Marc Brownstein and Aron Magner of the Disco Biscuits. The HeadCount All-Stars performed together once before in Denver, Co on February 14th, at an event to mark the organization’s launch.
Schnier is a member of HeadCount’s board of directors, and Brownstein is the organization’s co-chair.
HeadCount will also send street teams on tour with The Dead this summer, and also register voters at Lollapalooza and most major festivals. The organization already has voter registration tables at up to 25 concerts per week around the country.
Monday June 7, 2004
BB King Blues Club
237 West 42 St- New York, NY
$50 reserved seats (with free poster)
$100 VIP (with poster autographed by all participating artists, plus special VIP laminate and photo opportunity with select artists).
All proceeds from the event will go to HeadCount. The organization’s web site, HeadCount.org, is also accepting volunteer applications and donations. It also houses a proprietary on-line voter registration system.