US based music charity Sweet Relief are to benefit from an agreement with Aurovine to benefit from an influx of digital currency Audiocoin to help their members affected by the Covid 19 pandemic.
As well as a substantial donation of ADC, Sweet Relief will also benefit from a donated staking node as the currency upgrades its codebase to make use of the Delegated chains (DPOS) provided by Blockpool.
What this means in reality is that Sweet Relief will benefit from a regular supply of newly forged coins that can be converted into tangible funds for their members. Sweet Relief’s Forging Node is already active and can be seen in action on the Blockpool blockchain.
Los Angeles (August 2021): Gritty In Pink will conclude their virtual summer tour in LA on Tuesday, August 31 at 6PM PT Instagram live (@grittyinpinklife). The LA roster includes Eva Gardner, singer/songwriter and esteemed bassist for P!nk, Jayelle, alt-pop chanteuse, Leah-Martin Brown, hard rocker fresh off a year recording in Sweden, Madeline Rosene, emo rock songstress, emerging pop starlet Marlhy, influential singer Rachel Lorin and Gritty newcomer Shanice Antonia. Hosted by Shiragirl along with special guests Alex Nicole Windsor (Shiragirl) and Alexa Rae.
The tour is sponsored by Mackie, Guitar Girl Magazine, Owl’s Brew, Pitfire Pizza and during each livestream, viewers can participate by donating to the live fundraiser for the Sweet Relief Musicians Fund. If you aren't able to donate during the livestreams you can support the fund by purchasing merchandise on the Sweet Relief website at www.sweetrelief.org. All proceeds donated to the fund will help musicians and music professionals affected by COVID-19 or other financial related issues such as illnesses, disabilities, shelter, rent etc.
iHeartRadio Announces 2021 Jack Daniel’s Battle of the Bar Bands Winner and $50,000 in Support of Sweet Relief Musicians Fund
National competition celebrates thousands of local bands and raises funds for the music industry community.
August 26, 2021 – Los Angeles, CA
Spanning across nearly 50 cities, including thousands of artist entries ranging from rock, country, hip hop, folk, EDM and more, iHeartRadio is proud to announce and congratulate the winner of the 2021 Jack Daniel’s Battle of the Bar Bands – Josh Scott of Josh Scott Music from Phoenix, Arizona. Josh Scott is a born and raised Arizona singer/songwriter and his winning song was titled “That Bottle.”
The national campaign made possible by Jack Daniel’s also raised more than $50,000 to support Sweet Relief Musicians Fund, a nonprofit organization that provides emergency financial support to the music community, including music industry professionals who are struggling to make ends meet due to COVID-19, illness, disability or age-related problems.
“The pandemic has been especially challenging for music industry professionals, and we’re proud to have an opportunity to celebrate the local artists and bands who contribute to iHeartRadio’s commitment to the community,” says Adam Colbert, Senior Vice President, Total Beverage Alcohol, iHeartMedia. “We’re excited to celebrate Jack Daniels continuing support of local artists across the country, and to Sweet Relief Musicians Fund for being a safety net for music industry professionals overall.”
LIVE on Friday 8/27 @ 4 PM PST— Sip back and relax with a glass of creamy and delish Butter Chardonnay and tune into #JaMHappyHour on Facebook Live or YouTube for JaMHappyHour with JaM Cellars, benefiting Sweet Relief. GRAMMY winning singer-songwriter Lisa Loeb will be LIVE for an hour of sips, laughs, and incredible music! Delicious wines, great tunes, and doing good for musicians? Now that’s music to our ears!
JaM Cellars has committed $25,000 through 2021 by donating $1 for each click, like and share made during JaMHappyHour benefiting Sweet Relief, up to $2,500 per show. Since December of 2020, they’ve raised $23,146 and have hosted an array of remarkable artists, including Surfer Blood, Rob Machado & Iron Sage Wood, G. Love, and Cassadee Pope. Monthly, on every final Friday, 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!
Adrian Young of No Doubt is teaming up with Propeller and Sweet Relief to help out and lend a hand to all types of career musicians who are struggling to make ends meet. Take action and you’ll be entered for a chance to spend 40 mins virtually with Adrian himself - but that’s not all! There’s a bunch of legendary merch, vinyl, and pieces of Adrian Young history up for auction with all proceeds going to Sweet Relief.
Nate Cook's GXAX Ride from NYC to LA is coming to a close! Come watch The Yawpers first full band show of 2021, this September at Jam In the Van HQ in Los Angeles. Help us celebrate with Nate as he crosses the finish line!
GXAX is a long-distance charity ride founded by The Yawpers' frontman Nate Cook when the pandemic obliterated the music industry in early 2020. For his sophomore effort, Cook has once again team up with Sweet Relief Musicians Fund with the goal of surpassing last year's total of nearly $17,000 raised in two short weeks.
The second annual event, "Go West, Aging Man," embarked on the 4th of July in New York, New York and will span 3,600 miles across 8 weeks before crossing the finish line in Los Angeles.
While the world is starting to return to something approximating normalcy, musicians are still reeling from a devastating year. And with the threat of the new variant growing substantially, The far-reaching and industry spanning campaign hopes to rise to the challenge that the extended pandemic presents for the music community at large.
GXAX aims to rally fans to the banner of the indie music community through biking, music, and a little bit of insanity.
Hot off the press! Soundwaves Art has TWO brand new collections for fans of 90s/2000s rock! They took to Dallas to join Fall Out Boy and Weezer on their Hella Mega Tour and were fortunate enough to collaborate and turn two songs from each band into Soundwaves Art! Sweet Relief will be receiving 100% of profits to provide financial assistance to help musicians and music industry workers with vital living expenses. There are only 25 prints per song so be sure to grab yours at the link in our bio before they’re all sold out!
Musician and sound engineer, Matthew Troy Scoggins, passed away suddenly in March of this year. He was 41.
Matt was born to live and breathe music! It was his passion, his hobby, his work...his entire life! It made him deliriously happy and truly fulfilled! His career took him on tour to every US state, most European countries, Japan, Thailand, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico and Canada. He always said he was "so blessed!"
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Available TODAY at Silver City Brewery & Taproom! Crosby Hop Farm, MxPx, and Silver City teamed up to create Rock On Crafted Lager™ to support Sweet Relief and our mission to help musicians and music industry workers in need.
Available exclusively in their Taproom and Restaurant while supplies last!
Gritty In Pink has kicked off their second edition of their Gritty Rocks Live (GRL) Tour this summer, highlighting artists in New York, Nashville, Chicago and Los Angeles. Fresh off the success of their LA return to the live stage after 16 months, Gritty In Pink is shifting gears and heading back on the (virtual) road for summer 2021! Tune in for stop two, CHICAGO!! This Tuesday, August 3rd, 6PM PT/9PM ET via Gritty In Pink’s Instagram (@grittyinpinklife)!