On April 10, Backline will host “Set Break”, its first-ever livestream fundraiser on The Relix Channel, completely on Twitch — that includes reside performances from all around the world, public service bulletins from music trade professionals, and immersive wellness experiences.
Following the preliminary announcement, the non-profit group, which connects music trade professionals with psychological well being and wellness sources, has added musical performances from OLD DOMINION, Wyclef Jean and Jerry Wonda (THE FUGEES), Bailey Bryan, FRUITION‘s Mimi Naja, Phoffman of GREENSKY BLUEGRASS, Souleye, and a DJ set from VACATIONER‘s Kenny Vasoli. Moreover, there will likely be particular appearances from RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE guitarist Tom Morello, in addition to Lily Cornell Silver, psychological well being advocate and daughter of Chris Cornell, KHRUANGBIN frontwoman Laura Leezy, famed photographer Danny Clinch, and YOLA.
This new wave of expertise joins a genre-spanning lineup that features Alanis Morissette, Leon Bridges, DAWES, BLACK PUMAS, Sara Bareilles, Bob Weir and WOLF BROS, Ben Folds, Oteil Burbridge, LOS LOBOS, Michael Franti, Okay. Flay, GALACTIC, AMERICAN AUTHORS, Larkin Poe, Deer Tick, DJ Millie, and a refrain of voices calling out for elevated entry to psychological well being and wellness help providers for the music trade.
To additional current a chance for collective therapeutic for all these affected by the final yr’s closures of the reside occasions trade, “Set Break” will embody immersive wellness experiences from Wanderlust, Breathwrk, The Massive Quiet, and Meditation Studio by Muse.
“Set Break” can even function experiences from Backline companions Black Psychological Well being Alliance, Nationwide Unbiased Venue Affiliation, and Tour Well being Analysis Initiative (THRIV), who will likely be debuting the findings from the biggest examine on tour professionals.
“Set Break” is a free occasion, however there will likely be many alternatives to donate and help the psychological well being of the music trade. Along with benefiting Backline, a portion of the proceeds will profit Crew Nation, Reside Nation‘s international reduction fund for reside music crews, and Candy Aid‘s Psychological Well being Fund, which gives monetary help to music trade staff in search of remedy and different types of psychological well being care, who could in any other case be struggling to make ends meet. Followers may even flip their bodily exercise into charitable donations by signing up for wellness app Sweatcoin anytime earlier than the occasion.
Companions on the occasion embody fan-to-fan ticket change platform Lyte, manufacturing firm Membership Home International, Dayglo Presents, and Restoration 2.0.
Backline is a nationwide 501(c)(3) nonprofit group that connects music trade professionals and their households with psychological well being and wellness sources — streamlining entry to a community of trusted organizations and care suppliers that actually perceive this line of labor.
Life on this trade may be extremely isolating and tough; Backline gives a secure, personal, and fast place to go for assist. Obtainable without spending a dime to artists, managers, brokers, crew, producers, labels, and their households, Backline packages supply case administration, help teams, and wellness packages to fulfill the wants of this distinctive neighborhood.