Charity

Live Review: SohoJohnny Presents The Let Me Help, Inc 9/11 Fashion and Music Celebrity Benefit Gala Concert @Rumi Event Space 9/11/21

By Eileen Shapiro | September 14, 2021

The star studded, Red Carpet Let Me Help, Inc benefit was a celebration of New York City fashion week, as well as a tribute to the 20th anniversary of 9/11.

The Heart Strings Project – Bringing Music To Underprivileged Youth In Bali

By Jimmy Star | May 17, 2021

The Heart Strings Project

Los Angeles Musicians Unite for Puerto Rico At The Lodge Room On November 3rd

By Alyson Camus | October 24, 2017

in the wake of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria

Concerts Across America To End Gun Violence At The Standard Hotel, Sunday September 25th 2016, reviewed

By Alyson Camus | September 27, 2016

This was part of 350 other similar events happening nationwide

The Strokes To Play The Inaugural City Of Angels Concert To Benefit Homeless

By Alyson Camus | July 6, 2016

‘we’re happy to do a little something that can hopefully help a bit’

Adopt The Arts At The Record Parlour, Thursday January 28th 2016

By Alyson Camus | January 30, 2016

Always a great night for a great cause.

Whose Strings Are You Wearing?

By Alyson Camus | July 5, 2015

You can choose between rock recycled bangles described as ‘Handmade one-of-a-kind bangle style bracelets crafted from used & recycled guitar strings and packaged in a paper string envelope’, one-size-fits-all, classic guitar string bracelet made from REAL guitar strings, which will bend and shape to suit any wrist, or another kind, made from REAL bass strings!

Miley Cyrus Launches New Foundation For Homeless And LGBT Youth Community

By Alyson Camus | May 8, 2015

All humans have valid feelings and rights! I want to use my voice as a megaphone to young people everywhere and encourage human evolution. No one should have to hide who they really are, no matter what his or her name, gender or status. That’s why Happy Hippies are here to say that every life is valuable!

Portugal. The Man Team Up With StubHub And Dr. Martens To Raise $1 Million For Music Education

By Alyson Camus | March 23, 2015

Music education is very often neglected in schools, although it should be considered as essential, as it is well demonstrated that learning music is very beneficial for many cognitive and brain functions. But, of course, because of the cost of instruments, music classes are often cut off school programs

Liam Gallagher: National Treasure???

By Iman Lababedi | March 15, 2015

“The live show, presented by Claudia Winkelman at the London Palladium, finished by announcing they had raised a total of £1,047,083,706 so far – £78,082,988 of which was raised last night alone.”

10 Songs: Saturday, February 28th, 2015

By Iman Lababedi | February 28, 2015

The Seventh Moon – The Black Ryder – This sounds like when you can’t rise yourself from a deep sleep, you try and shake youself awake but it is too deep and everythng from the outside world sounds like it is comng from a great distance, sort of muffled and othewere – B+

The Smiths, Patti And Jesse, To Perform Together At LPR, March 27th, 2015

By Iman Lababedi | February 25, 2015

Personally, I think if Jesse really wanted to stir stuff up she’d join the GOP but chance would be a fine thing and since I don’t know Jesse’s music and i do know Patti’s music, plus, I wouldn’t mind having nature heal me, this might be worth the price of admission

Mac DeMarco’s Old Vans Sold For $21,100 On EBay

By Alyson Camus | January 7, 2015

‘This is just completely insane,’ he declared. ‘The person who is buying these has either stolen their mom’s credit card or is really into the cause as well. Someone is buying essentially garbage.’… at least he is honest!

Mac DeMarco Is Selling His Old Shoes On Ebay

By Alyson Camus | December 30, 2014

Would you buy this pair of beaten down Vans? I certainly would not, but a lot of people are willing to put down a lot of money, as they have already reached $10,000 on eBay… and I am sure I wouldn’t even consider them for a Goodwill donation. However, these red Vans belong to Mac DeMarco !!

Bob Mould And Margaret Cho Are Busking In San Francisco To Help The Homeless

By Alyson Camus | November 28, 2014

Comedian Margaret Cho is taking action, she will be busking all over San Francisco in the following weeks as part of a campaign to feed the homeless, and on Wednesday, she got some help from Bob Mould!

Bob Geldof Wants You To Delete This Charity Song And Download It Again?

By Alyson Camus | November 26, 2014

We need to sell 300% more than we did than [in 1984] to even begin to make up the cash figure,’ said Geldof on BBC Radio 1. ‘That worries me … Even if you already have it, delete, download again.’

Ex-Queen Of France, Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, Is Leading French Band Aid

By Alyson Camus | November 24, 2014

Vanessa Paradis (Johnny Depp’s ex), Louis Bertignac and Jean-Louis Aubert (founders of the French rock band Téléphone), Lou Doillon (Jane Birkin’s daughter), Izia Higelin (Jacques Higelin’s daughter), Thomas Dutronc (Jacques Dutrons and Françoise Hardy’s son), and new French rock stars Zaz, Shakaponk, BB Brunes as well as rapper Joey Starr.

Get A $10,000 Tattoo Designed By Miley Cyrus,… Or A Hoodie!

By Alyson Camus | September 24, 2014

‘If you donate $10,000, you “will receive a tattoo custom designed by Miley’ and it will benefit My Friend’s Place, a resource center for homeless youth in Los Angeles. The $10,000 also give you the option to own one of Miley’s original pieces of art, but the tattoo seems to be the best option.

Two Iconic Stars' Guitars Sold For Good Causes

By Alyson Camus | August 15, 2014

The guitar was signed with a cool ‘This guitar saves elephants’ and the proceeds of the auction will go to the Nature Conservancy’s African Elephant Initiative, which has been working at increasing security and protection for elephants, still hunted for ivory

Willie Nelson's Braids Up For Auction

By Alyson Camus | August 9, 2014

So Willie cut his hair in 1983 to help Waylon who at the time was trying to get sober, and the braids ended up in a lot of 500 personal belongings, which are now listed in auction to help the Phoenix Children’s Hospital.Among other things in this auction, you will find Buddy Holly’s motorcycle, Muhammad Ali’s boxing gloves and robe, Hank Williams’ cowboy boots and a letter to Jennings from John Lennon,

The Art of Elysium Announces Big Event Curated By Spike Jonze, Karen O, Alex Ebert, Beck, Cat Power….

By Alyson Camus | July 24, 2014

the event will take place on September 5th at the brand newly renovated (and superb) Theater at Ace Hotel Downtown LA, secondly, the emerging artists will be picked by a totally awesome list of curators,… they seem to be a dream team I would have personally chosen to be honest: Spike Jonze, Karen O, Alex Ebert, Beck Cat Power, Shepard Fairey, Santigold and Jakob Dylan

Del Shannon Still Remembered

By Iman Lababedi | July 16, 2014

Drysdales got the classic “I Go To Pieces” and this may well be, er nepotism?, since Drysdales singer songwriter Patrick Potts is the driving force behind the Tribute album. Patrick is currently working on Volume II (and I recommend a track by track recording of Home And Away) and as always all proceeds go benefit the Del Shannon Memorial Fund

Incubus Want To Send You Into Space

By Alyson Camus | June 30, 2014

I had no idea thatIncubus guitarist Michael Einziger was really into science. He was a student at Harvard University in 2008-2011, has studied history and philosophy of physics and he has even contributed to an article on the topic of human evolution. But he has especially a profound interest in physical sciences

Bono Mad At Apple And Calling The Company A Religious Cult

By Alyson Camus | June 27, 2014

The concept, founded by Bono, is just self-promotion, buy any (RED) product and a certain percentage goes to Bono’s Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, meaning that not a penny comes out of Bono’s pocket. And that’s his genius, he passes for a humanitarian without giving away his money

The Charity Buzz Page For Sweet Relief Musicians Fund Is Very Sweet (And Not Cheap)

By Alyson Camus | March 13, 2014

You will get 2 VIP tickets for the festival, which give you access to parking lots and two venue VIP areas all 3 days. Of course, it’s not cheap, the current bid is $2,259 and the estimated value is $10,000!! Ouch, Arcade Fire is definitively big these days, but there’s the same deal for Muse with a current bid at $2,900 and an estimated value of $5,000.