Altogether, TikTok's coronavirus aid donations total a whopping $375 million. Support our foundation's, @MusiCares, efforts to help musicians in need during this difficult time: https://t.co/uRRrsyG5mnMusic by:@tonesandimusic "Colourblind"@charmingliars "Something Dark" pic.twitter.com/9OTBm1AZAO, "So many people in our community remain in desperate need and many are living day to day whether they are a gigging musician, sound engineer or event logistics person," said Harvey Mason jr., Chair and Interim President/CEO of the Recording Academy. Like the days of Steely Dan, Harry Nilsson or Prince releasing a classic every year (or less) comes Mac DeMarco’s Another One, a mini-LP announced almost one year to the date of the meteorically successful Salad Days. Shimmery, haunted country rock from his 2018 Woods Stage performance. Thus far, Pickathon's posted sets from a wide array of artists, including Margo Price, Mac Demarco, Sierra Hull, Built To Spill, Mereba, Nathaniel Rateliff and many more. 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Today we donated $2M to MusiCares®, an organization supporting artists, songwriters, technicians, crew, and other music professionals whose livelihoods have been severely impacted as a result of cancelled performances and work. Recorded August 3, 2014. The MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund was created by the Recording Academy and MusiCares to provide monetary support to music people in need due to the cancellation of income-generating music events and other industry work opportunities. See the setlist from Mac DeMarco at Moore Theatre in Seattle, WA on Sep 10, 2017. Pickathon has been releasing throw … Please help us welcome the newest additions to our 2016 lineup! That said, the need is still so great and these times remain critical for music people.". TikTok is also donating $125 million worth of advertising credits on the platform, which includes $100 million in ad credits for small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) as well as $25 million in prominent in-feed ad space to nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), health sources and local authorities who are informing users on important health issues and practices related to the coronavirus pandemic and beyond. Recorded August 3, 2014. MORE Lineup Additions! "The impacts of this virus are very real, as many struggle to know where their next rent payment is coming from, or how next week's groceries are going to be paid for. The Pickathon independent music festival is held annually on an 80-acre organic farm located approximately 20 minutes outside of Portland, Oregon. Mac DeMarco, King Sunny Ade, Thao & The Get Down Stay Down, Joseph, RY X, Cory Henry, Promised Land Sound, Town Mountain, Myke Bogan, Blossom, Caleb Klauder & Reeb Willms, Open Mike Eagle, and Chanti Darling. Rolling lineup release announcements happening now via newsletter and socials. have made significant contributions to the fund. Be the first to find out about GRAMMY nominees, winners, important news, and events. If you are a member of the music industry in need of assistance, visit: musicares.org. The TikTok community is uplifting one another, caring for one another, and lending a hand to one another. BMI is grateful to be able to contribute to this initiative and help in some small way to ease the financial hardship of music creators during this trying time. The MusiCares MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund was created to help music people affected by the pandemic due to the cancellation of income-generating music events and other industry work opportunities. This week revisit performances from Mac DeMarco, Nathaniel Rateliff, Joan Shelley, Israel Nash, Black Mountain, Zephaniah OHora and Black Milk & Nat Turner. Don’t wait! This week revisit performances from Mac DeMarco, Nathaniel Rateliff, Joan Shelley, Israel Nash, Black Mountain, Zephaniah OHora and Black Milk & Nat Turner. He is the king of fun shenanigans after all. It’s at times haunting and warm, and a bit more refined and sophisticated, but still plenty playful, retaining the guts and soul of classic Mac. Each of the 17 exclusive performances were special, but we couldn't have asked for a better way to end our final day than with the charming slacker-pop of Mac DeMarco. Sometimes that means experiencing the comfort and warmth that comes through simple human connection in the face of adversity. Another start to the week means another set of all-star performance schedules from Pickathon's #AConcertADay series benefiting MusiCares ' COVID-19 Relief Fund. Support continues to mount for the COVID-19 Relief Fund established by the Recording Academy and its affiliated charitable organization MusiCares. Another One is out August 7th on Captured Tracks. Learn more about how you can donate to or apply for assistance via the Recording Academy's and MusiCares' COVID-19 Relief Fund. Every concert is streamed at 4 p.m. EST/ 1 p.m. PST. Read: Pickathon's 60 Concerts in 60 Days: Margo Price, Drive-By Truckers, Tank And The Bangas, Ex Hex & More. http://KEXP.ORG presents Mac DeMarco performing live at the Bunny Glade during Pickathon. Several major artists, including Alicia Keys, Megan Thee Stallion, Dolly Parton and many others, have taken to TikTok to host digital at-home concerts and other various online projects. Pickathon Presents: A Concert a Day at Online in Seattle, WA - Every day, through Jun 3 - The Stranger The 2014 version of Pickathon was still the excellently curated, family-friendly (and even more adult friendly) affair that the 2013 Pickathon, and every year before that, was. While we know this won't replace being on tour, we hope it can help working artists and music industry professionals through this challenging time. If you wish to support our efforts to assist music professionals in need, visit: www.grammy.com/musicares/coronavirusrelieffund. Join us! Recorded August 3, 2014. Let's take care of people whose music inspired and helped us through dark times. Teens and young users, for their part, are using TikTok to cope with the coronavirus pandemic and to create unique self-isolation content. WATCH LIST: Online Concerts From J Balvin To Luke Combs To Catch During Coronavirus Quarantine, Photo: Jay West/WireImage via Getty Images. May 4, 2020 - 2:33 pm. All rights reserved. Pickathon's response to COVID trying to mess up everyone's outdoor music festival fun? Responsibility for the accuracy of information provided in stories not written by or specifically prepared for the Academy lies with the story's original source or writer. Pickathon has been releasing throw-back performances since early April and has partnered with the Recording Academy to help musicians affected by the pandemic by benefiting the MusiCares' COVID-19 Relief Fund. Looking back, Pickathon weekend was packed from start to finish with too many worthwhile acts to mention, including Seattle alum La Luz, the highly danceable Boulevards, legend Jeff Tweedy, and so many more. http://KEXP.ORG presents Mac DeMarco performing "Salad Days" live at the Bunny Glade during Pickathon. livestreaming series and the newly launched Live Sessions series in the U.K. MusiCares COVID-19 Fund: MCR's Frank Iero, Rita Wilson & Naughty By Nature, Ellie & Drew Holcomb & More Support With Livestreams & Beyond. Vancouver psychonauts from their 2016 Galaxy Barn performance. A complete rundown of which artists are performing on what days! However, more is needed to meet the demand. TikTok, the viral video-sharing social media app, is stepping in to support the artist and creative community that thrives on the platform. The new back of sets have included Wolf Parade, and coming up next are shows from from the Pickathon vault featurung Langhorne Slim, Charley Crockett , Open Mike Eagle, Blind Pilot, and Preservation Hall Jazz Band , among others. WATCH THURSDAY at 1PM (PT): Set a reminder below to watch indie rock pioneer Mac DeMarco in his 2014 Woods Stage performance for Pickathon … Americana rock ruffian Shakey Graves in his 2014 Workshop Barn performance. The creative community is resilient and will continue to inspire the industry as we get through this together.". Today the organizations announced a group of top music organizations including the Latin Recording Academy, StubHub, Universal Music Group, Warner Music Group, City National Bank and Bill Silva Entertainment, and charitable foundations and trusts including the William, Jeff, and Jennifer Gross Family Foundation, George Harrison's Material World Foundation, the Michael Jackson Estate, Alicia Keys and She Is The Music and Yoshiki Foundation America. "Songwriters, composers and lyricists are the backbone of the music industry — not only is their craft vital to our creative culture and so many other businesses, they also help to lift up humanity in moments like these," said Elizabeth Matthews, CEO of ASCAP. Members and affiliates of each contributing PRO are encouraged to apply for a grant through the COVID-19 relief fund via www.musicares.org. Stay up to date on the latest news and special offers. "COVID-19 is giving all of us a new perspective, and in the face of this unprecedented crisis, we are collectively seeking moments of joy and inspiration," TikTok President Alex Zhu said in a statement. The new back of sets have included Wolf Parade, and coming up next are shows from from the Pickathon vault featurung Langhorne Slim, Charley Crockett , Open Mike Eagle, Blind Pilot, and Preservation Hall Jazz Band , among others. The stimulus package has since passed, and includes key provisions and protections that will benefit countless music industry professionals who are struggling in the wake of Coronavirus. Our fund is there to help meet those needs as much as it can, and every gesture of support counts.". Wednesday will be psych-rock astronauts Black Mountain from their 2016 Galaxy Barn show and Thursday Mac DeMarco‘s 2014 Woods Stage set is on tap. Countrypolitan revivalist and breakout discovery from his 2018 Lucky Barn performance/interview. Since the fund's establishment in March, with initial seed donations of $1 million each by MusiCares and the Recording Academy, millions more have been raised with the support of numerous partners. Learn more about the financial, medical and personal emergencies services and resources offered by the Recording Academy and MusiCares. Another start to the week means another set of all-star performance schedules from Pickathon's #AConcertADay series benefiting MusiCares' COVID-19 Relief Fund. If you wish to support our efforts to assist music professionals in need, visit: https://www.grammy.com/MusiCares/CoronavirusReliefFund. As expected, he’ll continue to tour extensively in support of Another One, further connecting with his ever-inspired fanbase, whether in New York City, Tel Aviv, Brazil or Australia. #MusiCaresForUshttps://t.co/mDvThLilJr pic.twitter.com/R1Xd7YPTND, Mike O’Neill, President & CEO of BMI, added, "The MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund is an important resource for songwriters and composers, who, like so many, have been adversely impacted by the pandemic. Needless to say, we’re looking forward to seeing him again this year at Pendarvia. To watch the flashback show, head over to Facebook Premiere with the Recording Academy, Amazon Music’s Twitch Channel or to YouTube's Stay Home #WithMe initiative. However, more is needed to meet the growing demand. "It's inspiring to see every sector of the music industry band together during a time of need," said Harvey Mason jr., Chair and Interim President/CEO of the Recording Academy, in a statement. Weekend & Single Day Tickets are selling fast! Bands like The War on Drugs, Foxygen, Mac DeMarco and Brownout/Brown Sabbath were the big draws — but looking back at it, you couldn’t really tell much of a difference in the end. 2014 Woods Stage performance This livestream is … Pickathon (July 30-August 2nd) is an experiential music festival focused on discovery. WATCH THURSDAY at 1PM (PT): See indie rock pioneer Mac DeMarco in his 2014 Woods Stage performance for Pickathon #AConcertADay! #PickYourPath WATCH LIST: Online Concerts To Catch During Coronavirus Quarantine. Hood Stage, Pickathon 2016 | Photo by Todd Cooper . Week 6 of the music throwback concert series also features Warpaint, Anna & Elizabeth, Joseph and more. Additionally, the Recording Academy appealed to Congress to further protect musicians, performers, songwriters, and studio professionals such as self-employed gig workers who are impacted by cancellations due to the ongoing pandemic. ", Join us to provide critical funds that can directly support music people that have been severely impacted by the #COVID19 crisis. Here, we have yet another entertaining video with Mac DeMarco and his crew. "Sometimes that means dancing and having fun where we can. There’ll be an epic solo, there’ll be crowdsurfing, and much, much more in this performance of Together. We want to magnify all we are seeing across our community and translate it into concrete relief for those most affected by this crisis.". Nathaniel Rateliff brought the same kind of reverence to his sets at Pickathon, using last year’s festival appearances not just to showcase his new music, but also to travel back in time a bit. Indie rock godfathers Built To Spill in their 2018 Woods Stage performance . Americana hero goes folkie with a special set from his 2019 Woods Stage performance. Mac Demarco – Mountain Stage Lovable and charming as always, Mac presented the Mountain Stage crowd with a dinner time set of classic songs spanning his career. "We are committed to playing our part in that global outpouring of mutual support and giving. The Recording Academy and MusiCares will continue to provide resources to those in need. Texas genre-bending rock and roller from his 2015 Treeline Stage performance. Tell a Friend! Some of the content on this site expresses viewpoints and opinions that are not those of the Recording Academy. Photo: Mustafa Murat Kaynak / Anadolu Agency. Art rock tour-de-force Warpaint in their 2014 Woods Stage performance. Mac DeMarco | Mt. The Pickathon #AConcertADay online concert series continues to aid MusiCares' COVID-19 Relief Fund with a range of artists including Zephaniah OHoraTune and Black Milk & Nat Turner. And music is often part of many forms of self-expression that we see on TikTok; often in the background of hilarious moments, cinematic storylines, and for dropping like it's hot," Corey Sheridan, head of music partnerships and content operations for TikTok US, wrote in a statement. "At TikTok, creativity is our heartbeat. Like the days of Steely Dan, Harry Nilsson or Prince releasing a classic every year (or less) comes photo by Shelly Corbett ()Earlier this month, KEXP returned to the magical space of the Bunny Glade during Pickathon 2014 to capture intimate acoustic sessions in this wooded oasis. "With the help of these latest contributions and the generous donations over the past few weeks, we've been able to garner more than $10 million to provide aid for music people across all genres, crafts and disciplines affected by the coronavirus pandemic. With the MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund, music industry professionals, including artists, production crews, technicians, and anyone impacted by the loss of income due to live music event cancelations, can apply for basic living assistance. It’s essential that we do all we can to make sure that our creators have the resources they need to navigate this crisis and continue practicing their craft.". We are happy to join ASCAP and SESAC in supporting this vital effort and we thank them, the Recording Academy, and MusiCares for helping all of our writers. "We know that musicians, artists, and those working in the industry have seen countless gigs canceled because of this pandemic. Mac DeMarco, Nathaniel Rateliff, Joan Shelley & More On This Week's Pickathon's A Concert A Day Benefiting MusiCares Facebook Twitter Email The Pickathon #AConcertADay online concert series continues to aid MusiCares' COVID-19 Relief Fund with a range of artists including Zephaniah OHoraTune and Black Milk & Nat Turner . If you are a member of the music industry in need of assistance, visit: musicares.org. Thee-day Oregon music festival Pickathon returns this year from August 1-3 in Happy Valley. Cutting edge jazz and hip-hop collides in their 2017 Treeline Stage performance. Today (April 9), the company donated $2 million to MusiCares' COVID-19 Relief Fund, which provides help to the people and professionals in the music industry affected by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic and the subsequent cancellation of multiple music festivals and events and venue closures. To watch the flashback show, head over to Facebook Premiere with the Recording Academy, Amazon Music’s Twitch Channel or to YouTube's Stay Home #WithMe initiative. Photo: FilmMagic/FilmMagic via Getty Images. This week's Pickathon's #AConcertADay series benefiting MusiCares' COVID-19 Relief Fund lineup is here. With two full-length albums and two EPs released and hundreds of sold out shows performed in the last several years, a recent late night television debut on Conan following a special guest performance on The Eric Andre Show, it seems as Mac DeMarco nears his 25th birthday, he’s outgrowing any sort of slacker stigma. Bring The Family! This week revisit performances from Mac DeMarco, Nathaniel Rateliff, Joan Shelley, Israel Nash, Black Mountain, Zephaniah OHora and Black Milk & Nat Turner. There’s a bittersweet, romantic sensibility present. Since the fund's establishment two weeks ago with initial seed donations of $1 million each by MusiCares and the Recording Academy, millions more have been raised with the support of numerous partners. Mac DeMarco at Pickathon 2014. This week Pickathon also announced that Spotify's COVID-19 Music Relief project will match every dollar raised during the series for MusiCares up to $10 million. "We recognize the profound impact which the COVID-19 pandemic and state mandated shutdowns are having on songwriters as well as the global music community," said John Josephson, Chairman and CEO of SESAC. © 2021 - Recording Academy. Website humbly designed in Portland, Oregon by. http://KEXP.ORG presents Mac DeMarco performing "Let Her Go" live at the Bunny Glade during Pickathon. He shares his refreshing knack for irreverent fun wherever he travels and we haven’t even started talking about his music. Indie rock legend from his 2014 Woods Stage performance. ", Read: Recording Academy And MusiCares Establish COVID-19 Relief Fund. Consequence of Sound is teaming up with Pickathon Music Festival to stream past festival performances from Mac DeMarco and Nathaniel Rateliff. Want to see Mac DeMarco in concert? This 60-day long streaming series, spanning multiple online platforms, and featuring artists including Jeff Tweedy, Mac DeMarco, People Under the Stairs, Damien Jurado, Foxygen, and many, many more. TikTok itself has launched its own digital initiatives to help users deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, including the #HappyatHome: Live! "We are thrilled that so many in our community are coming forward to support each other and we are grateful for all the organizations who are standing in the gap for music people in need.". During Mac DeMarco‘s last visit to Pickathon in 2014, he took a group of bystanders on a walking sing-a-long down the Logging Road and surfed the crowd at the Woods Stage. Since the coronavirus pandemic virtually shut down the global concert and live events industry in early March, TikTok has become a go-to resource for musicians and artists to connect with fans experiencing isolation and social distancing. The overall feeling is lost love, or perhaps love never found, yet Mac embraces this without making it an overly somber experience for the listener. Beyond the initial donations, all Recording Academy Chapters have committed to fundraising in their local communities. On Demand; Replay: YouTube . Thus far, Pickathon's posted sets from a wide array of artists, including Margo Price, Mac Demarco, Sierra Hull, Built To Spill, Mereba, Nathaniel Rateliff and many more. (Emerson Malone/Emerald). May 21, 2016 - BIG things happening this week: 18 brand new artist additions to the Pickathon 2017 Lineup! Mac DeMarco is not due to play near your location currently - but they are scheduled to play 4 concerts across 4 countries in 2021-2022. Additionally, the Recording Academy appealed to Congress to further protect musicians, performers, songwriters, and studio professionals such as self-employed gig workers who are impacted by cancellations due to the ongoing pandemic. Performing Rights Organizations, including the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP), Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI), and SESAC have announced today that they are contributing to create a special fund as part of the MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund to support music creators who are affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Located on Pendarvis Farm in the tall trees outside of Portland, Oregon. For me personally, Pickathon was a highlight reel of established favorites and new, noteworthy acts, spanning a variety of genres. Hallelujah harmonies from the sister trio in their 2015 Treeline Stage performance. This may be a serious time, but on TikTok it can still be joyful – and deeply inspiring. Mac DeMarco plays on Friday, August 5 during Pickathon's 18th annual music festival on Pendarvis Farm in Happy Valley, OR. Find information on all of Mac DeMarco’s upcoming concerts, tour dates and ticket information for 2021-2022. Folk iconoclasts Anna & Elizabeth in their 2017 Lucky Barn performance.