OUT NOW Check out the latest single from Inara George, featuring Foo Fighter's Dave Grohl! Click below to listen to the new version of 'Sex in Cars,' proceeds will benefit Sweet Relief's COVID-19 Fund.
“Having been such a massive fan of Inara for years, it’s always such an incredible honor to work with her, whether on Foo Fighters music or for the Bird and the Bee,” Grohl said in a statement. “Her voice is timeless, so pure and real. So I jumped at the chance to duet with her on this song. It was a dream come true! And for a great cause: Musicians coming together to support each other in difficult times, working to keep the music alive.”
Read the exclusive announcement on Rolling Stone.
"RiseUp Quarantine" is a TV show coming to ROKU September 20, 2020 featuring artists from around the world, and YOU can be on the show too! Prizes include a spot on an episode of RiseUp TV on ROKU and more. Enter the contest on Orbiiit and once voting starts collect as many votes as you can from your friends, family and new fans from around the world. You are not only going to get lots of exposure to new fans, but you have the chance to win great prizes and appearances on TV! Keep your video clip to between 1 and 2 minutes and be sure to include 3 things....
1) Your name, city and genre of music
2) How has the lockdown affected you, your music and your family. Try to include both positive and negative aspects
3) Do you think that the lockdown was necessary and will it come back or do we need as a society, to just learn ways of dealing with it.
Portion of the proceeds go to Sweet Relief 🙏
Jack Daniel's Presents: CRASH THE COUCH! Brittany Howard, Nathaniel Rateliff and Cold War Kids will headline the two-day online concert, August 14+15, in support of Sweet Relief's COVID-19 Fund. Presented by Jack Daniel’s, the Crash the Couch virtual music festival will stream for free on their YouTube channel on Friday, August 14th, and Saturday, the 15th. Very excited to be a part of such a great virtual event!
Check out the full announcement via Rolling Stone below!
Due to the recent surge in COVID-19 cases throughout the state, Covered California announced on Wednesday that it would give consumers additional time to sign up for health care coverage during the pandemic by extending the current special-enrollment deadline to the end of August.
“We are all doing our part in this health crisis, by wearing masks and practicing social distancing, and Covered California is committed to helping people access the health care they need,” said Peter V. Lee, executive director of Covered California. “As the battle against the pandemic continues, we want to give people every possible opportunity to get health care coverage, whether it is through Covered California or Medi-Cal.”
See the full announcement HERE. Apply below.
Now many months strong, our partnership with Soundwaves Art has been an incredible source of fundraising and we're beyond grateful for the work they are doing to help Sweet Relief's mission continue. So many amazing #SweetSupporters have teamed up with Soundwaves to create beautiful, limited edition, pieces of art. One of the latest additions is the above piece created from the sound waves of AWOLNATION’s triple-platinum single “Sail.” Each piece will be hand signed and titled by Aaron Bruno and Soundwaves Art creator, Tim Wakefield.
The GRL Virtual Tour is making a stop in Chicago this Tuesday at 7pm PST/9pm CST on IG Live. 🎸 Tune in for some amazing performance, all supporting Sweet Relief!
We're so grateful to be a part of the amazing "i am OTHER, Volume 1" compilation album! Special THANK YOU to Soundcloud for highlighting Sweet Relief on their blog this week. To read the full article, click below!
#SweetSupporter Andrew Bird will be streaming live on Saturday, July 25th at 5pm PT / 8pm ET with a special guest appearance from Madison Cunningham.
Andrew Bird is an internationally acclaimed musician, songwriter and composer who has released fifteen records to date. Recording and touring extensively, Bird has performed around the world at festivals and renowned institutions including Carnegie Hall, Sydney Opera House and Walt Disney Concert Hall. A TED Talks presenter, a New Yorker Festival guest, and an op-ed contributor for the New York Times, Bird will also debut on the cast of Fargo’s forthcoming installment, airing on FX later this year. Bird's latest album, My Finest Work Yet, was nominated for “Best Folk Album” at the 2020 Grammy Awards.
The stream will be available to watch for 72 hours
Mindfulness is an incredibly liberating practice; one that has exploded as a recent phenomenon in the western world. Interestingly, us moderns are the last people on the planet to uncover the wealth of treasures it has to offer.
Music and mindfulness are indeed complementary practices. Music and sounds make a wonderful object of focus for the mind, with mindful listening proven to boost our overall wellbeing and reduce stress significantly.
Whilst mindfulness is still finding its way into mainstream culture, music is universal and plays a prominent role in everyday life for most people. Humans are surrounded by music. It is undeniable that it affects people’s moods and emotions, as it engages broad neural networks in the brain.
Continue reading this article about music and mindfulness, by Gideon Waxman at drumhelper.com, by clicking below!
This Saturday (7/18) at 8PM ET / 5PM PT! Get your best Deadhead gear on and enjoy a re-streaming of the Dead & Company show from 6/18/19 in Saratoga, NY! They are also generously raising funds for Sweet Relief during the stream, we're so thankful for their continued support!
Tune in and set a reminder below!