Charity

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Jack White’s $200k Donation Will Launch Music Preservation Foundation

After rescuing Detroit’s Masonic Temple from foreclosure earlier this year, the Detroit rocker has donated $200,000 to the National Recording Preservation Foundation, a gift that will bring the nonprofit to life.

07/29/2013

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Dropkick Murphys Donate More Than $300,000 To Boston Bombing Victims

After the horrific bombing at this year’s Boston Marathon, local punk rockers Dropkick Murphys quickly sprang into action.

07/12/2013

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The Who & Elvis Costello Playing Cancer Benefit Concert In NYC

Elvis Costello will help The Who close their big Quadrophenia & More North American tour with a bang.

02/01/2013

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Def Leppard’s Phil Collen Raises $20K For Cancer Research

Just in time for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month (November), Def Leppard’s Phil Collen presented the Gerson Institute with a check for $20,000 to aid the organization’s cancer treatment efforts.

11/16/2012

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Hurricane Sandy Benefit Earns $23 Million With Help From Springsteen, Bon Jovi & More

With a little help from musical pals like The Boss, Hurricane Sandy telethon “Coming Together” raised $23 million for relief efforts via the American Red Cross.

11/05/2012

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Tom Petty Fest Coming To NYC This Week, L.A. In November

Musicians will celebrate the music of Tom Petty, with 100% of the proceeds going to charity.

10/22/2012

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Bruce Springsteen Is MusiCares Person of the Year 2013

Bruce Springsteen, who has long contributed resources to charities ranging from Amnesty International to veterans’ causes, will be honored as the 2013 MusiCares Foundation Person of the Year in a Grammy-week ceremony. “Bruce Springsteen is […]

06/29/2012

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Daughtry Releases Charity Single

Chris Daughtry had one easy task: write a song for charity. The only catch was it had to be inspired by the words “pacific standard time.” The song Daughtry came away with for Esquire Magazine’s Songwriting Challenge was, […]

04/18/2012

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Over 70 Artists Cover Bob Dylan On “Chimes Of Freedom” To Honor Longtime Human Rights Activists Amnesty International

[pullquote quote="This album is a powerful fusion of the music community's respect for Amnesty's life-affirming work and for Bob Dylan's enduring brilliance" credit="Producers Jeff Ayeroff & Julie Yannatta"]This year marked 50 years of dedicated human […]

01/24/2012

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Pop Stars Miley Cyrus & Ke$ha Cover Bob Dylan on Charity Compilation Album

Tuesday, January 24, is the day Chimes of Freedom: The Songs of Bob Dylan Honoring 50 Years of Amnesty International will be released. The four-disc set includes covers from artists across all genres of music, […]

01/23/2012

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