50 Cents of each ticket sold will support Sweet Relief's covid-19 fund
Feb 22, 2022 – Powerhouse rock bands Simple Plan and Sum 41 have joined forces for the first time ever to announce the “Blame Canada Tour,” their upcoming two-part, full US co-headline run. Fans will be able to join in as the bands celebrate their debut records, with Sum 41 performing 'All Killer No Filler' in full to celebrate the 20 year anniversary of the record and Simple Plan performing 'No Pads, No Helmets…Just Balls.'
Produced by Live Nation, the 36-city tour kicks off on April 29th at The Ritz in Raleigh, NC making stops across the U.S. in Philadelphia, New York, New Orleans, San Francisco and more before wrapping up in Denver, CO at The Fillmore on August 18th. The first leg kicks off on April 29th and will feature support from Set It Off. The second leg featuring Magnolia Park starts on July 29th.
“We’re so happy to finally be able to play shows again and couldn’t be more excited to head out on the ‘Blame Canada’ tour with Sum 41!” Pierre Bouvier, Chuck Comeau, Sebastien Lefebvre, Jeff Stinco of Simple Plan share. “It’s hard to believe this will the first time we will co-headline a tour together, but the timing couldn’t be better as we both celebrate the 20th anniversary of our debut albums!”
LIVE on Friday, February 25TH @ 4 PM PST— Dance into the weekend with a chilled-to-perfection bottle of creamy and delish #ButterChardonnay! Tune into JaMHappyHour on YouTube or Facebook for JaMHappyHour benefiting Sweet Relief. Featuring singer-songwriter Ben Thornewill and hosted by iHeartRadio personality Jana Sutter, we’re bringing you an hour of sips, smiles, and cheers. Delicious wines, great tunes, and doing good for musicians? Now that’s music to our ears!
Since 2021, JaM Cellars has raised $38,508 for Sweet Relief and has committed another minimum $25,000 through 2022 by donating $1 for every click, like and share made during JaMHappyHour benefiting Sweet Relief, up to $2,500 per show. We have hosted amazing artists, including Mondo Cozmo, Magic Giant, G. Love, and Lisa Loeb. Every month, we’ll be sipping delish wines and JaMming for a good cause with an extra special guest artist. Check out the virtual live music calendar for upcoming shows and join us for cheers & applause!
We’re very excited to announce our partnership with Fandiem and BandsInTown to bring you F-COVID, an online fundraiser that will support Sweet Relief Musicians Fund and our mission to help musicians and music industry workers affected by the ongoing pandemic.
The pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the music industry, shutting down touring, festivals, and live performances. Though we are finally seeing a light at the end of the tunnel, the financial damage from missing two years of touring and work is unprecedented. Sweet Relief created the “F-Covid” fundraising campaign to help provide immediate assistance to artists and crews who have been financially devastated by the pandemic. Fans who donate directly to “F-Covid” have the opportunity to win unique prizes from Metallica, Eric Church, Nine Inch Nails, Imagine Dragons, Kesha, Billy Idol, Jason Isbell, Chicago, and many more artists. Click the button below to see all the amazing prizes and learn more!
In honor and celebration of Black History Month, we've put together a playlist full of old and new hits from incredible black musicians of all genres! From Billie Holiday to Kendrick Lamar, you'll find almost 10 hours of great songs. Check it out below!
In December, Under The Radar announced Covers of Covers, their first album, and this week they are sharing two more singles from it: Cassandra Jenkins’ cover of Animal Collective’s “It’s You” and Peter Bjorn and John’s cover of The Divine Comedy’s “Songs of Love.” Covers of Covers is due out March 4, 2022 via American Laundromat (preorder it here). Listen to both singles below
”Covers of Covers will be available on CD and digitally, with cassette tape and vinyl releases in the works as well. Under the Radar will be donating $1 from every physical album sold and every full album download purchased to Sweet Relief! Covers of Covers is due out March 4, 2022, via American Laundromat Records.