Music Gives to St. Jude Kids is the official charity partner of the Firefly Music Festival
Support St. Jude at the Firefly Music Festival, one of the East Coast’s premier music experiences. Taking place July 20-22, Firefly offers three days of unforgettable musical performances, enhanced dining and interactive entertainment set among lush wooded landscapes in the heart of the East Coast. Headliners include The Killers, The Black Keys and Jack White alongside more than 40 national acts, including Death Cab for Cutie, John Legend and The Flaming Lips. Visit www.fireflyfestival.com for tickets and more information.
The Firefly Music Festival is produced by Red Frog Events, which has generously agreed to sponsor St. Jude during this event in many ways, including a donation option built into the ticket purchase process and various promotion and signage opportunities.
Music Gives to St. Jude Kids comes to Lollapalooza
Learn about Music Gives to St. Jude Kids at this year’s Lollapalooza festival, held in Chicago’s Grant Park, Aug. 5-7.
Each year, the festival includes an area called Green Street to showcase its environmental initiatives, including eco-friendly goods and farm-to-festival food offerings. This year Green Street includes Lolla Cares, a showcase of select nonprofit organizations, and Music Gives will be there.
Come by and meet Jason Thomas Gordon and Matt DelVecchio of Kingsize, find out about participating bands, or find out how to get involved in helping cure childhood cancer and other catastrophic diseases. Also get free music and a chance to win some special prizes.
Kings of Leon, Stone Temple Pilots join Music Gives
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is proud to announce that two renowned rock groups have signed up to become ambassadors for Music Gives to St. Jude Kids.
Veteran alternative rockers Stone Temple Pilots and southern rock Tennessee-natives Kings of Leon have both joined the music-centered initiative.
Stone Temple Pilots have sold more than 35 million copies worldwide of their five albums, dominating modern rock radio since their debut in the early 90s. They have accumulated 15 singles on the Billboard Top Ten while winning a Grammy in 1994 for “Plush.”
Kings of Leon debuted in 2003 and have released five albums so far. The four-piece band is huge in Britain and Australia with nine Top 40 singles and two Brit Awards. In the U.S., their fourth album Only by the Night contained three number-one singles and was their first-ever platinum seller. They received a Grammy nomination in 2011 for their song “Radioactive.”