Take Action Volume 9 Out Today!Uncategorized — By HopelessMelissa on February 9, 2010
Sub City is pleased to announce that the highly anticipated Take Action Volume 9 charity compilation is available today! The tour compilation is available at shows, in stores and online and includes exclusive songs, acoustics, and remix tracks from We The Kings, Mayday Parade, 30H!3, Cobra Starship, Taking Back Sunday, There For Tomorrow, Frank Turner, The Friday Night Boys, Anarbor, and Hit The Lights, among others. Visit takeactiontour.com for a list of where you can grab a copy!
The charity spotlighted for Take Action in 2010 is Driving For Donors, the brainchild of now 14-year-old Patrick Pedraja who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia at age 10. In 2007, at age 11, Patrick and his family started Driving For Donors and traveled around the country in a special “Donormobile” with the mission of signing people up for the National Marrow Registry to help find bone marrow matches for people in need of a transplant. Since then they have added over 22,000 donors to the registry and saved more than 24 people’s lives with matches. Sub City has raised millions of dollars and awareness for various charitable organizations that aim to make the world a better place and 5% of the suggested retail price for each Take Action Volume 9 set sold will be donated to further this cause.
Since the tour start on January 25, we’ve raised over $18,000, played to nearly 13,000 people and signed up over 300 for the National Marrow Registry! We’d like to thank the bands, fans and everyone who has supported the tour so far, we’re just getting started!
10% of the cost of each ticket sold is donated to further Patrick’s mission making each person attending the Take Action Tour an active participant in making the world a better place. In addition Take Action is offering fans an opportunity to personally help save a life with onsite registration for the National Marrow Registry available at every tour stop. Registration is simple and only requires the donor to be between the ages of 18 and 61, have a desire to help save a life, and have time for a quick cheek swab and simple paperwork. Registering is much easier than most people think and information about the entire process can be found at BeTheMatch.org. Those under 18 will have plenty of ways to support the cause as well, including buying a copy of the compilation, and they can learn more at each show or by visiting drivingfordonors.com.
Take Action thanks, our many great sponsors of the tour. Presenting sponsor Hot Topic has worked with the Take Action Tour since the tour’s inception in 1999 and their commitment to helping make a positive impact continues to be as strong in 2010 as it has ever been. The music lifestyle mall retailer (hottopic.com) is a natural fit as a presenter, because they demonstrate a passion for music in everything they do. Expect to find the Take Action Compilation Volume 9 in local Hot Topic stores and to see the bands from the tour making several special appearances throughout the tour. Also generously supporting the 2010 tour is MySpace Music, Alternative Press Magazine, Absolutepunk.net, TouchTunes, Hopeless Records, S-Curve Records, Atlantic Records, Fueled By Ramen Records, and MySpace Records.
1 / We The Kings / PSA*
2 / We The Kings / The Middle (Acoustic)*
3 / Mayday Parade / The Silence (Hurley Studio Acoustic)*
4 / There For Tomorrow / Backbone (Acoustic)*
5 / A Rocket To The Moon / Fool Everyone*
6 / The Ready Set / Drain Notes*
7 / We Are The In Crowd / Never Be What You Want
8 / Every Avenue / Picture Perfect
9 / The Bigger Lights / Queen Of Broken Hearts
10 / This Providence / Keeping On Without You
11 / The Friday Night Boys / Permanent Heartbreak (Acoustic)*
12 / Anarbor / Passion For Publication (Acoustic)*
13 / The Dangerous Summer / Surfaced (Acoustic)
14 / Hit The Lights / Liars and Cheats (Acoustic)*
15 / The Summer Set / Punch-Drunk Love (Acoustic)
16 / The Swellers / Feet First (Acoustic)*
17 / Frank Turner / Rock and Roll Romance*
18 / Fake Problems / Mr. Rock & Roll (Acoustic)*
1 / 3OH!3 / Don’t Trust Me (Casey Bates Remix)*
2 / Cobra Starship / Hot Mess (Innerpartysystem Remix)*
3 / Let’s Get It / Maps (Joey Sturgis Remix)*
4 / The Secret Handshake / TGIF
5 / Lights / Saviour (Colin Munroe’s Unsung Mix)
6 / VersaEmerge / Whisperer (Brian Southall Remix)*
7 / Bring Me The Horizon / Sleep With One Eye Open (Tek One Remix)
8 / August Burns Red / Indonesia (Alternate Version)
9 / eatmewhileimhot! / xXBurritoXx
10 / I Set My Friends On Fire / Things That Rhyme With Orange
11 / Taking Back Sunday / Swing (Live at Dairy Studios, London ’09)*
12 / All Time Low / Poison
13 / The Downtown Fiction / I Just Wanna Run
14 / The Almost / Birmingham
15 / Set Your Goals / The Lost Boys
16 / Take Notice / Northward Winds Were Bound To Happen
17 / Broadway Calls / Jump At Shadows
To date, Sub City, a registered 501c3 organization, has raised well over $1.5 million for various charitable organizations; much of that a result of Take Action, driving home the fact that we can all help bring forth change and that making a difference can be as fun and easy as buying a CD or concert ticket.