|TrueMajority is a grassroots education and advocacy project. It was founded by Ben Cohen, co-founder of Ben and Jerrys in order to compound the power of all those who believe in socal justice, giving children a decent start in life, protecting the environment, and America working in cooperation with the world community. There are over 50 million people who share these concerns, but we've ended up fragmenting ourselves because each of us can only concentrate on one or two issues. TrueMajority has already brought together over 500,000 of us, making us a powerful force in the capital.
Earthjustice is the nonprofit law firm for the environment, representing - without charge - hundreds of public interest clients, large and small. Earthjustice works through the courts to safeguard public lands, national forests, parks, and wilderness areas; to reduce air and water pollution; to prevent toxic contamination; to preserve endangered species and wildlife habitat; and to achieve environmental justice. Rosebud and it's founder Mike Kappus recently worked with Cara Pike at Earthjustice to produce two fund and consciousness raising CD compilations. The first, entitled Fish, Trees, Water Blues featured several Rosebud artists. The latest compilation, entitled Where We Live, featured an all star lineup of artists.
Global Exchange is a membership-based international human rights organization dedicated to promoting social, economic and environmental justice around the world. Their programs include political and civil rights campaigns, social and economic rights campaigns, fair trade programs and reality tours. Since their founding in 1988, they have successfully increased public awareness of root causes of injustice while building international partnerships and mobilizing for change.
YES! is a non-profit organization that connects, inspires and empowers young changemakers to join forces for a thriving, just, and sustainable way of life for all. YES! has inspired the formation of more than 400 non-profit clubs and organizations working for positive change and brought greatly increased membership to hundreds more. Through public speaking, event facilitation, Youth Jams, summer camps, organizing manuals, yesworld.org, and a support network for young activists, YES! is helping a generation to claim its voice and build a world we can be proud to pass on to our grandkids.
The USCCE (US-Cuba Cultural Exchange) National Advisory Group is a diverse group of individuals that have historically been involved in the presentation of Cuban performing, visual and fine arts, augmented by others involved in policy work related to U.S.-Cuba relations. All have seen their work directly affected by current US policy that prohibits cultural interchange and other activities that bring Cubans together with U.S. citizens.
Educating and enriching the lives of our children is the mission of Music in Schools Today (MuST). MuST is a 501(c)3 non-profit community-based organization offering support and resources to children, youth and educators. Founded in 1983, MuST programs touch over 10,000 young people each year with award-winning music and art programs. To that purpose, MuST is committed to raising national awareness of the critical need for music and arts education.
Learn more about the Blues Foundation whose goals are Preserving Blues History, Celebrating Blues Excellence, and Supporting Blues Education. Rosebud founder, Mike Kappus is on the foundation's advisory board.
Social Venture Network is an international organization of successful business and social entrepreneurs dedicated to changing the way the world does business and to using our influence to promote progressive solutions to social problems.
Native Energy works to fight global warming and climate change by helping develop domestic renewable energy resources. Their main programs, Wind Builder and Music Matters Cool Tours, help people and groups calculate their own global warming impact or Carbon Footprint, and then offset their impact by contributing to building new large scale wind farms which, in turn, reduce our dependence on power from power plants that burn coal, oil and natural gas. Furthermore, they feature Native American projects which create further social, economic and environmental benefits.
Seva is a donor-supported non-profit foundation building partnerships to respond to locally defined problems with culturally sustainable solutions throughout the world. Programs include sight restoration and blindness prevention in India, Nepal, Tibet, Bangladesh, Cambodia and Tanzania, community self-development for the Indigenous Peoples of Guatemala an Chiapas, and diabetes prevention and small grants program for Native Americans across the U.S.
|Pollstar provides music business professionals with the most reliable and accurate source of worldwide concert tour schedules, ticket sales results, music industry contact directories, trade news and unique specialized data services.
Inspired by Austin, Texas' burgeoning live music scene in the early '70, Austin City Limits has featured more than 500 different regional and internationally acclaimed artists on its stage over the years.
Dirty Linen is a great magazine with excellent articles, festival info and extensive itinerary listings for roots based, blues and folk artists.
Possibly the best music event in the world. BeauSoleil, The Dirty Dozen and Marcia Ball as well as many other Rosebud artists perform at the New Orleans Jazz Fest.
|Bug Music is Publishing Administrator used by BeauSoleil, The Dirty Dozen, The Blind Boys of Alabama, Duke Robillard, and Loudon Wainwright III.
Hot Licks Instructional Videos sells instructional videos for musicians, mostly guitarists, including tapes by both Duke Robillard and Adrian Legg.
New Orleans based Off Beat Magazine features columns, reviews and club listings and all things both New Orleanian and musical.
Toronto Blues Society is a Blues headquarter in Toronto CANADA. Duke Robillard is a winner of their Annual Maple Blues Awards.
Learn more about artits, events and culture at Louisiana Music Archive & Artist Directory.