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Rock the Cause is recognized internationally as the preeminent nonprofit organization that combines giving, advocacy, and activism with music. Founded in 2007, Rock the Cause has partnered with hundreds of nonprofit organizations, producing both large and small charitable events, charitable music releases on its own label, raising millions of dollars annually, and generating thousands of volunteers, donors, and advocates for their partner organizations.

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A SXSW party for the greater good.

3.14.14 12PM to Six PM
Liberty Bar East Austin, TX

*Set times subject to change

Maudlin 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM

War Poets  12:45 PM to 1:15 PM

ENEMY PLANES 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
ENEMY PLANES - We Want Blood (Official music video)
ENEMY PLANES - We Want Blood (Official music video)

Communist Daughter 2:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Communist Daughter - Ghosts
Communist Daughter - Ghosts

*3:10 PM Panel Discussion on Cause-Driven Music - Meet the people behind Zach Sobiech's 'Clouds'

A Firm Handshake 3:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Fix Me Up by Zach Sobiech and Sammy Brown - A Firm Handshake
Fix Me Up
by Zach Sobiech, Reed Redmond
 and Sammy Brown - A Firm Handshake

Saints of Valory 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM (Acoustic)

Saints of Valory - Neon Eyes (Into The Deep) [Official Music Video]
Saints of Valory - Neon Eyes (Into The Deep) [Official Music Video]

Nicholas David & The Feelin 5:00 PM 
Nicholas David:
Nicholas David:
"Lean on Me" - The Voice

More TBA!

Free Beer from Boulevard Brewing Company!!!
21 Plus Only - Free Admission

Learn how your artist, cause or label can partner with Rock the Cause and The Orchard to release music with a purpose.  

*3:10 PM We will host an independent panel discussion on Cause- Driven Music releases with our guest cause Children's Cancer Research Fund. Come meet Laura Friedrich Sobiech and the people behind Zach Sobiech's Billboard-topping single 'Clouds'.'Learn about Laura Sobiech's new book 'Fly A Little Higher'out May 6, 2014 on Nelson Books. 

Coming May 6, 2014 On Rock the Cause Records & Distributed by The Orchard
Fix Me Up (Deluxe Edition)
2 Disc cD/DVD set Featuring the
hit single & Video For "Clouds"
AVAILABLE 5/6/14 For The First Time Ever on CD!
"Clouds" Ranked #59 Best Selling Song

OF 2013 By Billboard Magazine!
For the first time ever fans can own a complete collection of their favorite music and videos from Zach Sobiech and his band A Firm Handshake feat. lifelong friends Sammy Brown and Reed Redmond with Fix Me Up (Deluxe Edition). 


This wonderful collection includes chart-topping, YouTube sensation "Clouds" (Over 10 Million Views!) along with a never before heard acoustic version of "Clouds" and the new holiday classic "Clouds (Largest Clouds Choir Holiday Version)". 


Fix Me Up (Deluxe Edition) is the perfect companion to Fly A Little Higher by Laura Sobiech, the story of Zach Sobiech, available May 6th via Nelson Books. 

Fix Me Up (Deluxe Edition) CD/DVD will be featured via advertisement in the first 50,000 units of 'Fly A Little Higher'! 


Fly a Little Higher by Laura Sobiech (Book Trailer)
Fly a Little Higher  
by Laura Sobiech (Book Trailer)
For more information, contact:
Scott Herold - rockstar@irockthecause.org
Emily Lineberger - ELineberger@ThomasNelson.com
Amanda Suriani - asuriani@theorchard.com
Listen: Rock the Cause Records Releases
 Farewell Transmission the Music of Jason Molina

Tributes to the music of Jason Molina throughout the day with guest artists Gabriel Douglas of The 4onthefloor, Jonah Tolchin, and more TBA!

Quietdrive 'Even When I'm Gone' Featured in 9.28.13 Billboard Magazine

Tribute to kids lost to cancer - Quietdrive - Even When I'm Gone
Tribute to kids lost to cancer - Quietdrive -
Even When I'm Gone on Rock the Cause Records

Rock the Cause partners with High School for Recording Arts to release "The Next Move"

"Where I'm Going" Official Video

Rock the Cause and Cities 97 invite you to become a "Cause Rocker" by tuning in Sunday nights at 10 PM CST or by streaming online. 

Cause Rock is a weekly one hour radio show hosted by Rock the Cause CEO Scott Herold. Cause Rock celebrates music and causes from the local and global community. We invite listeners to join us, and discover the many different ways that music, and everyday people come together to make the world a more livable place.
Cause Rock also features interviews with causes and guest artists on how listeners can make a difference! To learn more click here.  
To have your artist or causes featured on Cause Rock, contact rockstar@irockthecause.org 
Send music to Cause Rock c/o Cities 97 1600 Utica Avenue S St. Louis Park, MN 55416
Rock This Cause!