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HEAR Benefits at Terra Gallery 511 Harrison 2011!

NAMM and H.E.A.R. Partner Up To Advocate Hearing Health With Free Mack's® Earplugs at NAMM 2011 Music Industry Show

The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM), has once again partnered with the nonprofit organization H.E.A.R. - Hearing Education and Awareness for Rockers, for the upcoming 2011 NAMM Show (the world's premier music industry product trade show). In an effort to increase awareness of the importance of protecting one's hearing while enjoying music, they will provide attendees with 20,000 free sets of Mack's® Ultra Soft Foam Earplugs in bins on the showroom floor and at the H.E.A.R. booth. Visit the H.E.A.R. booth #2005 – Lobby

Summer 2010-2011: H.E.A.R.'s " Listen Smart Campaign"

A new pilot hearing education audience development and hearing protection campaign to music and new media schools and rock camps in the Bay Area with the support of The Bill Graham Foundation and The Hearing Aid Music Foundation, Mack's Plugs, 3M, Drum Magazine, Girls Rock Camp, Expression New Media School, SAE, Pyramind, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Blue Bear School of Music, San Francisco City College.


SUMMER NAMM 2010Jun 18-20 Nashville

NAMM 2010 Jan 14-17 2010

Hearing Conservation Efforts to Play a Major role at this Year’s NAMM Show2010 NAMM has partnered with the nonprofit organization H.E.A.R. - Hearing Education and Awareness for Rockers to reach out to the NAMM Show 2010 attendees about the importance of protecting their hearing while enjoying music.They will be providing over 20,000 Mack's earplugs in bins throughout the trade show. Please stop by the H.E.A.R. booth # 2005 to say hi to Kathy Peck for your free custom ear impression towards Musicians Earplugs, Ear Monitors, Atrios and other earphones products or ready fit Mack's HEAR plugs.

H.E.A.R. 20 Year Anniversary

H.E.A.R. benefit NYE WorldFusion party at Terra 511 Harrison, SF!

Noise Pop and H.E.A.R. join forces at the 2009 Noise Pop Festival

Acute and Chronic Noise Exposure:
Strategies for Preventing, Diagnosing, and Treating Hearing Loss
March 26–28, 2008
Harvard School of Public Health
Boston, Massachusetts

Hannah Montanna Tour

2008 Jan 16-20 The National Association of Music Manufactures in Anaheim: HEAR booth 2005- Lobby

2007 : H.E.A.R./Exploratorium Listen: hearing conservation exhibit.

63 Exhibits on hearing and sound will tour the world after one year exhibition at the landmark Palace of Fine Arts Exploratorium in San Francisco.

June 8, 2007 Dirkfest at the Great American Music Hall

Jan 2007 NAMM

Oct 5-8, 2006

121 st. Audio Engineering Society Conference
San Francisco, Moscone Center

House Ear Institure and H.E.A.R. working together at AES 2006

Audio Engineering Society (AES) Conference 2006 Tutorial

Friday, October 6, 11:00 am — 1:00 pm


Kathy Peck, Executive Director and Co- Founder of H.E.A.R.
Mary Elizabeth Yarbrough, Exhibit Developer at the San Francisco Exploratorium , museum of art, science and perception

This tutorial includes important hearing health education facts to benefit new groups at high risk for hearing loss. Participants will acquire a better understanding of the importance of protecting their ears from the ear buds they're blasting their iPods through, the music they're playing, and the shows they're going to see. The discussion will include a preview of the new Exploratorium exhibit “Hearing Health and Risks.

Be sure to stop by the H.E.A.R. booth # 117 for more information on hearing loss and Tinnitus, to pick up a free pair of foam earplugs, or to have custom ear-mold impressions for musician earplugs or personal earphones made. For more info on H.E.A.R. go to www.hearnet.com for more information on the Exploratoruim go to www.exploratorium.org


July 17-18, 2006

Summer NAMM in Austin, TX
Stop by the H.E.A.R. and MusiCares Grammy booth for a pair of free earplugs

February 22, 2006. 12-1 pm EST

(San Antonio, TX)
Music-induced hearing loss is becoming a growing public hearing health issue of national
prominence. It can be difficult to separate truth from hype with all the recent media
attention to the potential risk to hearing from using personal stereo systems, such as the
iPod and other mp3 players.
As a public information service, Audiology Online (www.audiologyonline.com) will be hosting
a pair of free live e-Seminars presented by Dr. Brian Fligor on this important topic.
The live e-Seminars will be held from 12-1 pm Eastern and Pacific on February 22, 2006.
Persons interested in participating in these free live events should visit Audiology Online
(www.audiologyonline.com) and register today as there are a limited number of spaces


February 16-18, 2006

The 31st Annual Hearing Conservation Conference of the NHCA
Tampa, FL

Jan 20-23, 2005 NAMM Winter Session Anaheim, CA




Saturday, October 8, at the NY Marriott Marquis. Presented by the Mix Foundation for Excellence in Audio, the TEC Awards recognizes outstanding achievement in professional audio production and product design.

The TEC Awards will be held on the second night of the 119th AES Convention, and is expected to attract more than 700 audio professional from around the world. Proceeds of the ceremony are donated by the Mix Foundation to organizations working for the prevention of noise-induced hearing loss, and to scholarships for students of the audio arts and sciences.  For complete information, please visit http://www.mixfoundation.org/, or contact Executive Director Karen Dunn at (925) 939-6149, or Karen@tecawards.org.

Oct 20-21, 2005 26th Annual Fall Conference on Mainstreaming Students with Hearing

Oct 8, 2005 HEAR Benefit at TARA 511 Harrison St. San Francisco, CA 94115 doors open 9 PM. 21 and over

Oct 7-10, 2005 AES 119th Convention, 2005 119th AES Convention
New York, NY, USA

Sept 10, 2005 11am- 6 pm The Sixth Annual Expo for Artists & Musicians -Soma Arts Cultural Center San Francisco, CA

July 22-24, 2005 NAMM Summer Session Indianapolis, IN

May 24, 2005 AES SF Student Chapter event...

May Better Hearing and Speech Month. SF Opera and H.E.A.R. working together...

April 17,2005 Sunday H.E.A.R. Benefit 511 Harrison, SF, CA ...21 and over. doors open at 6PM

January 28,2004 H.E.A.R. Benefit 511 Harrision St. San Francisco, 18 and over 9pm doors open.

January 20-23 2005

NAMM Show Anaheim, CA HEAR Partners with MusiCares (Grammys)

NAMM: H.E.A.R.® and MusicCares® Teaming up to Provide Free Ear Impressions and More for Attendees

The 2005 Winter NAMM Conference in Anaheim, California will be highlighted by the first collaborative hearing education effort of its kind with a partnership between two like-minded non-profit organizations. Kathy Peck, Director of Hearing Education and Awareness for Rockers® (a.k.a. H.E.A.R.®) announced today that the MusiCares® booth (#5307) will feature free ear impressions for custom fit items like musicians' ear plugs and personal monitors as part of this relationship.

December 26 2004

HEAR Benefit at Terra

October 21,2004 - Novemeber 2

eBay Auction Benefits H.E.A.R.® and HEI's Sound Partners™

San Francisco, CA, September 21, 2004. The Mix Foundation for Excellence in Audio has announced that it will present the TEC Awards Music and Sound Auction on eBay, starting on October 21 and running through November 2, 2004. The auction will coincide with the 20th Annual Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards, to be held on Saturday, October 30 at the San Francisco Marriott.

The online auction will be managed by H.E.A.R. (Hearing Education and Awareness for Rockers) a nonprofit dedicated to informing musicians and the public about the prevention of hearing impairment in the music environment. Proceeds will benefit H.E.A.R.®, as well as the Sound Partners™ campaign of the House Ear Institute in Los Angeles, a hearing conservation program co-founded by the Mix Foundation in 1997.

Auction items will include pro audio and music equipment (recording devices, microphones, loudspeakers, mixing consoles, amplifiers, etc.) as well as guitars and other instruments, music memorabilia, photographic art, hotel and spa packages and special gift items. Previews of the items will be posted on the auction homepage http://members.ebay.com/aboutme/hear as they become available.

The TEC Awards Music and Sound Auction organizers are currently accepting donations of music and pro sound equipment, music memorabilia and other items, as well as cash gifts. For donation information, and information about TEC Awards tickets or sponsorships, please visit the auction homepage:

October 30,2004 Tec Awards San Francisco, CA

October 28-31, 2004 117th Audio Engineering Society Conference, San Francisco H.E.A.R. booth- hearing test and custom earmolds

October 12, 2004- Syndicate's 6th Annual Conflict of Interest Party
(a pre-CMJ Music Marathon event) NYC

WHEN: Tuesday October 12th, 2004
WHERE: Downtime - www.downtimenyc.com http://www.downtimenyc.com
251 West 30th Street (btwn. 7th & 8th Aves) in New York City

October 7 - 9, 2004 September 1, 2004 KING BISCUIT BLUES FESTIVAL - Helena ,AR

King Biscuit Blues Festival, ranked as one of the Top 10 Music Events by Festivals.com, is one of the largest blues music events in the country, with average annual attendance of 85,000 over three days. There are 85 showcase slots available with at least seven slots đ one slot on the main stage and at least six slots on the Emerging Artist Stage đ reserved exclusively for Sonicbids artists. The King Biscuit Blues Festival is where the legends play, and emerging artist pay their dues. Artist are competing for $750 cash prize, a record deal from recording of their performance, inclusion on a King Biscuit Blues Festival CD and guarantee of featured artist performance at following years festival. Recognized as one of the premier live music events, the 19th annual festival will be held in Helena, Arkansas along the historic main street with stages spread along the streets and levee along the Mississippi River from October 7-9, 2004. Past event performers include Kim Wilson (Fabulous Thunderbirds), Ike Turner, Solomon Burke, Levon Helm (of The Band), North Mississippi Allstars, Elvin Bishop, Charlie Musslewhite and Blind Boys of Alabama. Event Sponsors include Isle of Capri Casino, Delta Cultural Center, Budweiser, Coca-Cola and Sonicbids.

Helena, AR - October 7 - 9, 2004 September 1, 2004 $25 -

July 23-25 Summer NAMM Show Nashville, TN- H.E.A.R. booth, hearing test and custom musicians earmolds made.

July 10th 2004 OZZFEST

OZZFEST IS OFFICIAL. At a press conference held in L-A on Friday, the details of this year's OzzFest were announced, and as expected, Judas Priest will be playing the main stage, along with Slayer, Black Label Society (Ozzy guitarist Zakk Wylde's band) and, of course, Ozzy himself. The tour will get underway on July 10th in Hartford, Connecticut, and winds down on September 4th in West Palm, Florida. Ozzfest is one of the summer concert season's most successful tours. Over the course of its nine tours, the festival has grossed more than 146.5 million dollars and has staged 236 shows for 3.8 million fans. Look for H.E.A.R. at scheduled sponsored events

The California Music Awards June 6 Frank Ogawa Plaza, Oakland

June 13,2004 Professor Sludge Guitar Academy Presents:
Thrilling Teenage Rock 'n' Roll Concert H.E.A.R. Benefit
Sunday, June 13 7 PM at
The Great American Music Hall 859 O' Farrell in SF

May Is Better Hearing and Speech Month- H.E.A.R. PSA Campaign features PSA's by Carson Daly with Missy Elliott and a PSA with Jack Black from Tenacious D and School of Rock.

National Tinnitus Awareness Week - May 15-22, 2004 Tinnitus Awareness Week, May 15-22, 2004, is the American Tinnitus Association's nationwide effort to add "tinnitus" to our national vocabulary. Many people understand the concept of "ringing in the ears," but they often don't "get" what it means to have incessant tinnitus, how to prevent tinnitus, or to how get help if they have tinnitus. Our goal is to teach the public that help and treatments are available, that prevention is necessary, and that awareness is key. View ATA's website www.ata.org

May 22, 2004 Better Hearing Colorado 2004 Self Help for Hard of Hearing People Conference, Doubletree Hotel, 3203 Quebec Street, Denver, Colorado, 303-321-3333. Registration $35, lunch included. Many sessions of interest covering broad range of topics related to hearing loss. Hotel $76.79/night. Mention the meeting when reserving for the special rate. To register or for more information, contact SLCCOM@yahoo.com/, 719-561-0648

SUNDAY,MAY 2,2004 - 11AM-6 PM- 5th Annual Expo for the Artist &Musician @ SPACE,2050 BRYANT,SAN FRANCISCO Each year more than 90 arts organizations, service groups, galleries, studios, schools and nonprofits in the local arts community assemble to provide professional, cultural and personal connections for musicians, performers, artists, hobbyists, students and more. www.artsmedia.net. Be sure to stop by the H.E.A.R. Booth for custom plugs or a hearing screening.

April 29, 2004 Health Fair John Adams Campus- Masonic St. San Francisco 3-5 PM Stop by the H.E.A.R. Booth for a free hearing screening.

March 21-April 2, 2004 16 th Annual Convention & Expo of the American Academy of Audiology in Salt Lake City , Utah
H.E.A.R. is presenting a research poster on musicians' hearing loss, tinnitus, use of musicians hearing protection and in - ear monitor systems.

February 24-29, 2004- NOISE POP FESTIVAL 2004 San Francisco's Noise Pop Festival is the premier independent music event in America. From February 24-29, 2004, 80-90 bands will play in 6-10 clubs through out San Francisco, including places like The Fillmore, Bimbo's, Great American Music Hall, Slim's, Bottom Of The Hill, Cafe Du Nord and Thee Parkside. Annual attendance exceeds 12,000 and alumni include The White Stripes, Donnas, Jimmy Eat World and The Flaming Lips. MTV, SPIN and Rolling Stone have covered Noise Pop on several occasions. It's a music-lover's celebration: the shows sell out, people have fun, and every year the event grows bigger. San Francisco, CA - February 24 - 29, 2004 : www.noisepop.com

January 15-18, 2003 National Association of Music Manufacturers (Winter NAMM) Anaheim, CA

December 31, 2003 8pm H.E.A.R. benefit at La Terra 511 Harrison San Francisco, CA

December 18,20, 26,27,28 -2003 8pm H.E.A.R. benefit at the Avalon Ballroom 1268 Sutter San Francisco, CA

November 7, 13, 21,22,26 / 2003 8pm H.E.A.R. benefits at the Avalon Ballroom San Francisco, CA

Dancehall Artist Friday, November 7th 2003 David Nelson and Friends The Flying Other Brothers Thursday, November 13 2003 Jr Kelly World Renowned Reggae/Dancehall Artist Sunday, November 23 2003 Elephant Man World Renowned Reggae/Dancehall Artist Avalon Ballroom - 1268 Sutter at Van Ness. Tickets are available at Ticketmaster or at the door on the day of the show. All shows are all-ages except those marked otherwise.

October 31,2003 8pm Halloween H.E.A.R. benefit at the Avalon Ballroorm San Francisco, CA

'Garaj Mahal Halloween and CD Release PARTY' Featuring: Kai Eckhardt, Fareed Haque, Alan Hertz╩& Eric Levy ╩ With special guest: Leo Nocentelli of the Meters, Rasaki Aladokun, Master drummer from Nigeria formerly with King Sunny Ade And DJ Fly AgaricAvalon Ballroom - 1268 Sutter at Van Ness. Tickets are available at Ticketmaster or at the door on the day of the show. All shows are all-ages except those marked otherwise

October 10-13, 2003 Audio Engineering society ( AES) New York, NY

July 18-20, 2003 National Association of Music Manufacturers (Summer NAMM) Nashville, TN

July 12, 2003 Warped Tour

May 25,2003 California Music Awards Oakland, CA

May10, 2003 BandSummit and Spoke Presents:

Benefit for H.E.A.R. at People's Park Berkeley,CA May10,2003 12-5PM Spoke, Viv, Pain and Sleep, AliveforAwhile, Fingers.

All Day Event! Free and all ages!! This is the annual BandSummit event at People's Park to promote awareness for hearing loss and prevention in collaboration with the H.E.A.R. Foundation. A great day with lots of great music. Come learn about your ears and check out the newest, upcoming Bay Area Bands. Free earplugs!! Support for the event provided by KITS, KLLC KFOG,KCBS radio.

Band lineup:

May 4, 2003 Cell Space Arts and Music Expo, San Francisco, CA 94115

May 3,2003 Washington Square Park, San Francisco, CA The Hearing Society Community Event


April 23 2003 Music Expo for the Artist & Musician San Francsico

April 3 2003 City College John Adams Campus San Francisco Health Fair.Hearing tests available 9 am-2 pm.

March 14-17 2003 SXSW Austin Texas

January 16-19, 2003 Winter NAMM Anaheim Convention Center, H.E.A.R. Booth 2001 providing earplugs and audiologic consultations.

December 4, 2002 H.E.A.R. Benefit Pound SF in SF with Four Minute Mile, Link 80, Dasa, Riddle with Guilt and more!

October 9, 2002 H.E.A.R. , The SFLNC, Dance Safe and the Dance Health Task Force work with Supervisor Mark Leno to pass the San Francisco Entertianment Commission Earplug Ordinance for San Francisco entertainment clubs.

October 7, 2002 18th AnnualTec Awards/ MIX Foundation Wilshire Grand Hotel, Los Angeles, CA

H.E.A.R. and the House Ear Institute will be honored at the Tec Awards.

Please stop by H.E.A.R.'s booth 1958 while at the Audio Engineering Society Conference for a hearing screening and earplugs!

October 5-8 2002 113 th Audio Engineering Society Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA

September 2002 Discovery Health TV: Amazing Body Parts/ Eyes and Ears. ( H.E.A.R. is featured on this segment. Check your Tv schedule for times.)

July 19-21,2002 SUMMER NAMM SHOW Nashville Convention Cneter & Gaylord Entertainment Center, Nashville , TN

http://www.futuresonics.com/temp/summer_namm02/ pix from Summer Namm by Dan East

July - Aug, 2002 Warped Tour ( July 12-14 Peir 30/32 SF)

June 29, 2002 Pride Parade/ Reunion Party at City Hall

June, 2002 LIVE 105 BFD Concert Shoreline

May 4, 2002 Expo for the Artist & Musician 2002 San Francisco, CA at the Cell Space

May 1, 2002 Oakland School District Music Teachers Workshop

May, 2002 156 Guitars Benefit CD Release for H.E.A.R.

April 27,2002 California Music Awards Henry Kaiser Arena 10 st. Oakland, CA

April 27,2002 10 am-4 pm and April 26, 2002 9zm-6 pm
University of Washington Health Sciences Open House Otolaryngology clinic and V. M. Bloedel Hearing Research Center

April 23, 2002 International Noise Awareness Day

April 17đ20, 2002 American Academy of Audiology at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Pre-Convention Workshops will be held on April 17.

April 13,2002 Rex Foundation Benefit at the Warfield!

March 13-15, 2002
SXSW Austin Texas Hearing Panel

March 13-16, 2002
MTV Spring Break Practice Safe Sound Campaign with the National Campaign for Hearing Health

Feb 20-24, 2002
Gavin Seminar Hyatt Regency San Francisco -H.E.A.R. Booth Featured artists Willie Nelson and Tenacious D.

January 19, 2002
Shure Musical Roots Concert to Benefit Hearing Conservation
As part of NAMM, a benefit for HEAR featuring Living Colour and special guests at the House of Blues in Anaheim.

December 1, 2001
Tec Awards

November 30 - December 3, 2001
AES- Audio Engineering Society

November 4, 2001
MusiCares (Grammy People) Health Fair
At Razzlias in SF Sunday afternoon. Stop by the H.E.A.R. booth for free Aearo earplugs and get your hearing tested free with Ear Q Tech.

October 14, 2001
Whammies: SF Weekly Music Awards / HEAR Benefit
Bottom of the Hill, San Francisco. SF Weekly Silke Tudor article

October 13, 2001
San Rafael Local Music Expo
H.E.A.R. to join Bananas at Large

September 13 - 16, 2001
Conference Headquarters: Hilton New York, 1335 Ave. of the Americas. Now in its 21st year, CMJ Music Marathon is the biggest event of its kind, drawing over 10,000 attendees from all sectors of the music business who converge on New York to discuss, debate and discern the latest in new music and new ideas. In addition to performances by thousands of artists in clubs all over the city, CMJ Music Marathon hosts three days of events, including panels, keynote speeches, film premieres, mentoring sessions, tutorials, demo sessions, and a lively, interactive exhibition area. Registration to the event entitles attendees to all day and night-time offerings.

August 1-4, 2001
The Atlantis Music Conference
August 1-4, 2001 in the Little Five Points/Virginia Highlands area of Atlanta. The conference will feature more than 200 showcasing artists. Bands will perform in ten + venues with audience capacities of 300 - 1,500. The selected venues are very centralized, allowing registrants to walk, shop and eat between showcases in the Little Five Points area and then gain quick access to other venues by cab or driving. The Hilton, our host hotel will hold registration as well as all of Atlantis' panels throughout the weekend. Panels are designed to be educational and entertainment tools for the attendees. The panel moderators will also field questions from the audience members.

July 20-22, 2001
Nashville, TN. Stop by the H.E.A.R. booth 4216 and talk with H.E.A.R.'s Audiology Affiliate Sheri Weiner of Hearing Services of TN. Sheri is holding a seminar on hearing conservation at NAMM you don't want to miss!

July 14, 2001
Expo for the Musician
July 14, 2001 2pm - 8pm at Cellspace, 2050 Bryant St. between 18th and 19th in SF. www.artsandmedia.net

Summer 2001
(12 locations in Northen California) working with H.E.A.R. to help raise H.E.A.R.ing Awarenss!

June 30, 2001
PAPER Benefit for H.E.A.R.
6/30/2001 10 PM - 5AM Presented by Latitude_info@yahoo.com www.massculture.com/latitude
TECHNO, PROGRESSIVE and TECH HOUSE with DIDJE KELLI (Release), DJ SEVEN (BLUE) DJ KRAMER (SETFLOW>DAE)& Special Guests NOUSA (Expatriate) WEJ KOSHER MILITIA$7 donation- Proceeds to benefit H.E.A.R.415-430-1269x 5586

June 23, 2001
Celebration at San Francisco City Hall!

June 15, 2001
Summer Concert at the Shoreline Ampitheater.

June 12, 2001
H.E.A.R. Affiliate Ellen Kelly, M.S., CCC-A of The Center for Speech and Hearing Sciences, Inc. (NY and NJ area) will conduct a internet webcastwith her colleague, Mitchel A. Rosen UMDNJ-School of Public Health, at the University of Illinois-Chicago. The two-part series will focus on hearing protection and lung health for musicians. The information on the webcast can be found at www.uic.edu/sph/glakes/webcasts/musicians

May 19, 2001
New H.E.A.R. Benefit Show!!!!!!!
BandSummit Presents A Motogirl Production Saturday, May 19, 2001 12-5 PM A FREE Benefit Concert for H.E.A.R. (our 2nd one!) (Hearing Education and Awareness for Rockers) http://www.hearnet.com PEOPLE'S PARK Berkeley, CA Between Haste and Dwight, One Block East of Telegraph Ave. Parking Limited, We suggest using BART if possible. ALL AGES!!!! Bring the entire Family!! Featuring Performances from: 12:30 - 12:50 Mowsca Blanca 1:00 - 1:20 Picnic 1:30 - 1:50 East of Eden 2:00 - 2:25 RubberSideDown 2:35 - 3:00 Yellow 5 3:10 - 3:30 Tinman 3:40 - 4:00 Left Hand Smoke 4:05 - 4:25 BethWatersBand 4:30 - 5:00 ViV !!!Just added from Seattle Washington!!!- Left Hand Smoke (http://www.lefthandsmoke.com) Check out the poster: http://www.bandsummit.com/events.html Times are approximate, so get there early and enjoy the day!! Proceeds from merchandise sales for the day will go to benefit H.E.A.R. Check out where BandSummit bands are playing all month at: http://www.bandsummit.com/calendar.html

May 2001
H.E.A.R. Campaign 2001 Highlights
H.E.A.R.'s outreach to raves, dance clubs and concert tours reaches thousands of teens and young adults across the US. (Philadelphia, New Orleans, New York, Houston, Dallas, Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Washington, DC, Miami Beach, Phoenix, Chicago and more!)

H.E.A.R. Media Awareness Campaign Highlights. Deafening Sound PBS Documentary. Deafening Sounds is slated to go national and is an excellent educational awareness documentary! Deafening Sound, a new one-hour program produced for broadcast on Nebraska ETV, explores this noisy, sometimes deafening world. It features interviews with hearing specialists and H.E.A.R. volunteers as well as profiles of musicians, technicians and young people hooked on extreme sound.

HEARNET.COM launches Press Room where you can find H.E.A.R.'s latest PSA, H.E.A.R.'s brochure, H.E.A.R.'s banner links, and new media stories.

April 28, 2001
California Music Awards (CAMA) (Formerly the BAMMIES)
Saturday, April 28th, 2001 Henry J. Kaiser Center, Oakland For 23 years, the Awards have celebrated the rich California Music Scene. The California Music Awards recognizes significant musical contributions made by California artists. Nominees are selected by a panel of music journalists and other music industry professionals and reflect the California groups and performers who excelled in music during the previous year. Winners are determined by public votes. Beneficiaries from CAMA 2001 proceeds will include Music in the Schools Attendance at the event is a wonderful combination of music industry professionals and dressed-up fans ready to party with the stars.

April 28, 2001
Harmony Productions Benefit Rave for Greg Sandler and H.E.A.R
Phoenix Theater
Petaluma, CA

April 25, 2001
Noise Center-www.lhh.org
6th annual International Noise Awareness Day, sponsored by the League for Hard of Hearing. The primary purpose of this day is to educaate the public about the deleterious of noise on hearing,learning, and quality of life.

April 19, 2001
Benefit for H.E.A.R. and Popular Noise Foundation
Hotel Utah * Thursday * April 19th * 8:00 pm tickets $8.00 http://counterpoint.iuma.com 4th Street @ Bryant featuring: Fleeting Trance - indie rock, cool songs and more! Counterpoint - funky jammin' improv grooves! http://counterpoint.iuma.com Brass Monkey Brass Band - SF's own 'Nawlins-style brass band! www.brassmonkeybrassband.com proceeds to Popular Noise Foundation and H.E.A.R. www.popularnoise.org and www.hearnet.com

April11, 2001
Norht Eastern University honors Executive Director Kathy Peck of H.E.A.R with Key to the University.

Sunday Afternoon, April 1 at 2pm
Moss Brothers CD Release Psry
proceeds to benefit H.E.A.R.
$5 Ashkenaz, 1317 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, CA
510-525-5054 http://www.ashkenaz.com

The final touches are being made on the Moss Brothers 2nd CD, Electricitation, which features 12 new Moss Bros. songs recorded with Jason Newsted, former-bassist for Metallica. Come support the brothers as they celebrate the new CD at Ashkenaz in Berkeley on April Fool's Day. Joining the Moss Brothers for this show will be 12-year-old bassist Julian Pollock, who rocks. THE MOSS BROTHERS Sunday, April 1 (no foolin'!) at 2pm. $5 ASHKENAZ, Berkeley, 1317 San Pablo at Gilman http://www.ashkenaz.com "ELECTRICITATION" CD RELEASE PARTY! CD's will be available at the show! For more info, http://www.mossbrothers.com Also, check out the bros on KFOG, Thursday, March 15 at 8am!

March 23, 2001
Youth Radio Benefit- San Francisco

Yerba Buena Arts Center and the Zeum Theatre will be hosting an event on behalf of ´Youth Radio═ March 23rd, 2001. 7:PM The event is scheduled around a national conference for the N.F.C.B.- National Federation of Community Broadcasters. These are non-profit community youth programs that foster at risk youth into multimedia disciplines.

March 14, 2001 - March 18, 2001
Fifteen Annual SXSW
H.E.A.R. joins SF Weekly Magazine in supportof Bay Area Artists
H.E.A.R. is providing earplugs and informtion on hearing protection to SXSW showcases.
SF Weekly Sponosors BAY-AREA ARTISTS AT SXSW 2001- Eight artists from around San Francisco, California showcase at SXSW. Virgil Shaw starts this one out with the mellow "Water Cooler", and from there the tempos and volume increases 'till Petrol rounds things out with a gritty "Canvas Tongue". 1. VIRGIL SHAW - WATER COLOR 2. JIM YOSHII PILE-UP - BREAKDOWN CHAMPIONSHIP 3. BRIAN JONESTOWN MASSACRE - SAILOR 4. BLACK KALI MA - I'M 0 5. THE DRAGONS - TAKE IT 6. ME FIRST - I AM SORRY HANGOVER 7. CALL AND RESPONSE - BLOWIN' BUBBLES 9. PETROL - CANVAS TONGUEwww.sxsw.com




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