Category: Charitable Events

Umphrey’s McGee 2nd Annual Blue Ridge Rockway

Blue Ridge Rockway 2017

From Umphrey’s McGee

“Umphrey’s McGee is thrilled to return to Asheville, North Carolina for the 2nd Annual Blue Ridge Rockway, expanding into a three-night event. This year will feature two nights at the Exploreasheville.com Arena with special guests Greensky Bluegrass on Friday, February 17th & Saturday, February 18th, along with an intimate night at the famed Orange Peel on Sunday, February 19th. That’s right folks, two nights of um-rena rock and a special club show to round out a three-night Asheville takeover.”

“Team umVIP will also pave the way for you to cruise the Rockway in style. We have secured a private umVIP lounge area located in the arena’s club suites, complete with stellar viewing area, flat screens displaying the show, a private cash bar, and snacks. The lounge will also host a private umVIP meet and greet an hour before doors on Saturday, February 18th. Packages also include tickets to all three nights, a private viewing section on the floor, early entry, signed limited edition event poster, exclusive merch item, commemorative laminate, mp3 downloads of both shows, and a dedicated staff member throughout the weekend.”

Websites & Links: Umphreys.com | UMLive.com | UMVideo | Facebook


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Umphrey’s McGee Releases Game Tapes to Feed Them With Music

Umphreys - Game Tapes

From Groupees

“Umphrey’s McGee is proud to unveil the first ever publicly available collection, Game Tapes. Shot with the band’s camera from the lighting board and paired with high quality soundboard recordings, these videos put you square in the catbird seat.”

“Choose from 12 videos, two classic studio albums or a live show download and create your custom bundle. All items offered at a fraction of the cost, and every dollar spent buys a meal for the hungry this holiday season via Feed Them With Music.”

“Top donor prizes include: 2 tickets to UM show, a customized voice message from a member of the band (perhaps you can have Joel convince your mom UM is a positive influence on your life or have Stasik tell your boss that you quit), and a umVIP backpack LOADED with Umphrey’s swag including and autographed Hall of Fame: Class of 2011 vinyl, and more. Help spread the word and encourage your friends to get in on the action as the band will roll out even more unreleased videos as various thresholds are met.”

Websites & Links: Game Tapes | Umphreys.com


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Video ~ Warren Haynes Benefit Concert Vol. 4

From WarrenHaynesOfficial on YouTube
“Promotional video for the Double CD Release Warren Haynes Presents: The Benefit Concert Vol 4 in stores 12/06/11 on Evil Teen Records. This was filmed in 2002 at the Christmas Jam in Asheville, NC.”

Websites & Links: WarrenHaynes.net | YouTube

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Video: Umphrey’s McGee – Red Rocks & Blue II, Pay What You Want Bundle for Charity

From Groupees.net

“Umphrey’s McGee is launching the Red Rocks & Blue Bundle, a one of a kind Pay What You Want charity campaign featuring their 2 part documentary Red Rocks and Blue, available for the first time. Every dollar donated to the campaign feeds one meal to the hungry in association with the Feed Them With Music charity, and if our goals of 2,500 and 5,000 meals delivered are reached, all participants will receive unreleased rare tracks from UM. The highest donors will be rewarded with exciting prizes, like the chance to name a UM song and a rare autographed copy of the band’s long out of print debut. This 1-week only event is happening at Groupees, a new platform designed to transform the digital media download into a social event by way of unique exclusive deals on music, games, and video.”

About The Documentary
“This 26 minute two-part documentary is a visually stunning journey through the ins and outs of Umphrey’s McGee and the fabled Red Rocks Amphitheatre. Packed full of live performances, backstage antics, insightful interviews & gorgeous cinematography, this is a must have for the collection.”

Websites & Links: Groupees.net | FeedThemWithMusic.comUmphreys.com


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LIVEDOWNLOADS.com ~ String Cheese Incident with Guests Live at the Fourmile Canyon Revival

The String Cheese Incident
10/9/10 Fourmile Canyon Revival, Broomfield, CO

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From LiveDownloads.com
“On Saturday, October 9 2010, The String Cheese Incident, Yonder Mountain String Band, Leftover Salmon, Big Head Todd & The Monsters, and all four members of Phish including an acoustic set by Trey Anastasio & Mike Gordon performed in Broomfield, CO to raise money for the Boulder Mountain Fire Relief Fund. Download and support the fund. Download the individual sets below or order the entire benefit here and Save 15%.

All proceeds from these downloads will benefit the Boulder Mountain Fire Relief Fund. The fund supports the local volunteer fire departments that fought the Fourmile Canyon Fire along with residents who were directly impacted by the disaster and need some financial support. The Fourmile Canyon fire burned 169 structures and cost over $200 million in damages.”

Websites & Links: StringCheeseIncident.com | Phish.com | LiveDownloads.com

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2010 National Park Week ~ Apr. 17th-25th, 2010

Friend of the National Park Foundation,

From April 17 – 25, we’ll celebrate what we all have inherited as Americans – 84 million acres of the world’s most spectacular scenery, historic landmarks and cultural treasures. Best of all – it’s FREE! All week admission fees have been waived for the 392 national parks across the country – so go out and find that national park near you!

Check out these resources to help you support, visit, share and volunteer during National Park Week:

* Visit –Plan the perfect park week adventure using trip-planning tools at www.nationalparkweek.org.

* Share – Share a park and shape a life! Take a young person to the parks and help guarantee their future for a lifetime. Download our just-released Owner’s Guide, “Parks for Play: 35 National Park Adventures for Kids of All Ages”, by clicking here.

* Volunteer – Volunteer your time at a national park in your community. A full list of volunteer opportunities can be found at www.nps.gov/npweek. You can join NPF partner Bank of America whose associates are volunteering to cleanup park lands, rebuild trails and restore native habitats at national parks across the country. Learn more at www.nationalparkweek.org.

* Support – Give back to the parks during one of our biggest fundraisers of the year. This month, Macy’s is matching any gift made to the National Park Foundation through its stores or online dollar for dollar – with a fundraising goal of $1 million! Donate today by clicking here or at any Macy’s store.

And don’t forget to share your national park stories with others! Record your trip to the parks with a young person and post your stories, photos and videos in our Facebook community.

Now get out there and Go Parks!

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The Disco Biscuits ~ Bisco Power Mission

The Disco Biscuits are teaming up with HeadCount to stage Bisco Power Mission – a benefit concert and volunteer initiative to help outfit a Philadelphia public school with solar power. The show will be held at Brooklyn Bowl, the nation’s largest LEED Certified green music venue, in Brooklyn, NY on Sunday, March 21.

Tickets for Bisco Power Mission go on sale Thursday, February 25 at 12 PM EST through BiscoTix and Friday, February 26 at 12 PM EST through Ticketfly. General Admission tickets are $40 and a limited number of VIP/Bowling tickets are available for $75 (free bowling all night). For more information, visit the Bisco Power Mission web page: www.discobiscuits.com/bpm.

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LIVEDOWNLOADS.com ~ WHY Benefit with Moe. & Special Guests

moe.
1/22/10 Roseland Ballroom, New York, NY

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WHY Benefit in NYC Jan. 22nd, 2010
with moe. & Special Guests

On Jan. 22nd, 2010, moe. staged the WHY Benefit at the Roseland Ballroom in NYC. They raised money for World Hunger Year and featured special guests: Butch Trucks (Allman Brothers Band), Jeff Austin (Yonder Mountain String Band), Danny Barnes (Bad Livers), David Sanborn & Marco Benevento (Benevento /Russo Duo).

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Charity of the Month ~ Red Cross

“Since its founding in 1881 by visionary leader Clara Barton, the American Red Cross has been the nation’s premier emergency response organization. As part of a worldwide movement that offers neutral humanitarian care to the victims of war, the American Red Cross distinguishes itself by also aiding victims of devastating natural disasters. Over the years, the organization has expanded its services, always with the aim of preventing and relieving suffering.” From RedCross.org

Websites & Links

Red Cross | Facebook | Twitter | YouTube

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