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fun. Teams Up With Converse For Charity Indie News 

fun. Teams Up With Converse For Charity

fun. and other artists teamed up with Warner Music Australia and Cool Accidents to create a pair of Converse All Stars that will be auctioned off for charity. The musicians came together through the In Their Shoes Initiative sponsored by Warner Music Australia. The purpose of the initiative is to bring musicians together and hand-design pairs of Converse shoes. There are 70 pairs total created by a wide range of artists including fun., Kimbra, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Macklemore, and many more. Bidding will start on the shoes on October…

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Taking Back Sunday Helps Charity News Rock 

Taking Back Sunday Helps Charity

Taking Back Sunday is accepting bids to receive two VIP tickets for an upcoming show, the chance to meet the band, and a signed acoustic guitar. The money will go to Sweet Relief Music Fund which is a charity giving healthcare assistance to musicians. You can find the information here. Taking Back Sunday is currently on their fall tour. You can view tour dates or buy concert tickets here. They are also working on their sixth studio album. You can purchase a CD here.

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CONTEST: Win A Trip To Meet Avril Lavigne Contests News 

CONTEST: Win A Trip To Meet Avril Lavigne

Avril Lavinge is asking for people to donate to her charity, The Avril Lavinge Foundation. The organization helps children and youth with disabilities or serious illnesses. One lucky donor, along with a friend, will win a trip to attend Lavinge’s album release party. Air fare and other accommodations are included. You can enter the contest here.  You can buy concert tickets or purchase a CD here.

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CONTEST: Bass Lesson With The Strokes Contests News 

CONTEST: Bass Lesson With The Strokes

The Strokes have announced a charity contest to support guitarist, Benjamin Curtis of School of Seven Bells in his fight against lymphoma. The winner will experience the once in a lifetime opportunity to jam with bassist Nikolai Fraiture in NYC.  Learn more about the contest here. You can purchase a CD or buy concert tickets here.

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Upcoming R.E.M. Box Set News 

Upcoming R.E.M. Box Set

In an interview with the BBC published Aug. 12, R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck said the band has plans to release a box set. The set will include all 24 fan-club exclusive singles and will be sold for charity. Among the singles is never released material, covers and duets. No release date or official details have been released. You can purchase a CD here.

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Blink-182 To Play Two Charity Shows News 

Blink-182 To Play Two Charity Shows

 Blink-182 has announced that they are performing at two charity shows this September. Both performances in Sayreville, NJ and Brooklyn, NY will help benefit Hurricane Sandy relief efforts as well as the treatment of life-threatening conditions.  Tickets for both dates will go on sale this Friday, August 16th at noon and are sure to sell out quickly. View the dates below. View all Blink tour dates and buy concert tickets here. Purchase a CD here.

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The Devil Wears Prada Announce Charity Show News 

The Devil Wears Prada Announce Charity Show

The Devil Wears Prada have announced that they will be making up for their cancelled show at Alliance Music Festival with a charity show. Tickets will cost $8.18, and all proceeds will go to Community Human Services. Check out a statement from the band below. You can purchase a CD or buy concert tickets here.

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GUEST BLOG: Empire Theory Discusses Soles4Souls News 

GUEST BLOG: Empire Theory Discusses Soles4Souls

All music serves a purpose. In fact, all musicians play with a purpose or perhaps multiple purposes. It’s what drives them forward, what beckons them to play on to an audience of one or to an audience of millions. Some musicians play music merely to profess their love for it, a noble purpose indeed. Others want to be rich and famous, with mansions and cars and the love and admiration of the world around them. When talking about purpose, the possibilities are as endless as the songs written. Whatever the…

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The Summer Set Bowling Charity Competition News 

The Summer Set Bowling Charity Competition

Head below to watch The Summer Set bowl for charity in Vans Warped Tour’s annual Charity Bowling Tournament. View tour dates and buy concert tickets for Warped Tour here. The Summer Set’s Legendary is available now and you can purchase a CD here.

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The Hush Sound New Song Teaser News 

The Hush Sound New Song Teaser

The Hush Sound have recently partnered with the Songs For Kids Foundation to release a brand new song for a good cause. You can currently donate as little as $1.00 to receive a copy of the brand new song and two songs off of their recently released EP, Forty Five, digitally. To download you can head over to Groupee. You can view The Hush Sound’s upcoming tour dates and buy concert tickets here. Be sure to watch the teaser for the new song entitled “Tidal Wave” below.

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