In late 2016, The Orwells released a song, “They Put A Body In The Bayou,” and announced that they would be supporting Off The Street Club, Chicago’s oldest boys and girls club.
During his 2016 tour, Andrew Bird worked to raise awareness and funds for gun violence prevention in partnership with Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund.
Since 2009, My Morning Jacket have worked with RPM to add $1 for nonprofits to the cost of every ticket sold. As a result of these ticket add-on tours, over $500,000 has been donated to 97 organizations.
Our First 100 Days is a subscription compilation that raises funds and awareness for organizations resisting proposed policies of a Trump administration. 100 songs that inspire progress and benefit a cause for change.
In response to North Carolina's HB2 (aka the "bathroom bill"), Death Cab for Cutie and Chrvches are donating all proceeds from their NC dates to the Freedom Center for Social Justice and Southerners On New Ground (SONG).
From adding a donation to every ticket sold on tour to special merchandise items, artists were on the forefront of the most pressing issues today.