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LOOK: Invisible Children Help Us Count 25 With Mumford & Sons

By Staff on April 21, 2011

 

LOOK: Invisible Children Help Us Count 25 With Mumford & Sons

Non profit organization, Invisible Children is excited to announce the secret headliner for the upcoming "25" event: Mumford & Sons. The international multi-platinum artists will perform an intimate acoustic set in Austin, TX while currently on the Railroad Revival Tour alongside acts like Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros and Old Crow Medicine Show.

25 marks their fourth and most ambitious national event to-date, to raise awareness and funds to end Africa's longest running war: 25. By rallying artists across 18 cities to "break the silence" on April 25th, pledged by thousands of supporters nationwide. Entrance into the events requires participants to raise at least $25 for the Congo Protection Plan. 

18 cities across the US will host events that will feature local and national artists on behalf of Invisible Children's mission to end the 25 year long war with performances by  Zach Rogue of Rogue Wave, Peter Pisano of Peter Wolf Crier, Plain White T's Faces on Film, Hands and Knees, mewithoutYou, The Maine, Zoo Animal and more.

Mumford & Sons will be performing at The Mohawk in Austin. Check-in is at 4:30pm, “Break the Silence” is RSVP only, so if you haven’t done it yet, go to www.invisiblechildren.com/25 and start your fundraising page. Once you raise $25, we’ll send you your RSVP. Due to the high-profile nature of the event, participants are encouraged to arrive well in advance to ensure admission.

Invisible Children has always been invested in music, with it's presence in the music scene an integral part of it's awareness efforts. From touring on 25+ national music tours, as a beneficiary to music festivals like CMJ, SXSW, Bamboozle, official partnerships and campaigns with La Blogotheque, Spin, FILTER, Windish and by integrating music in it's documentary films; they've worked with countless artists to tell their story in unique and relevant ways.

LOCATION              PERFORMERS

Atlanta, GA-             XO (Jake & Jeff of Say Anything), O’Brother
Austin, TX –             Mumford & Sons
Boston, MA-             Faces on Film, Hands and Knees
Chicago, IL-             Plain White T’s,  OWEN
Denver, CO-             Danielle Ate The Sandwich, Candy Claws
Honolulu, HI-           ARKEO, David Tamaoka
Indianapolis, IN-     Dave Davison (of Maps & Atlases)
Los Angeles, CA-    J Irvin Dally
Minneapolis, MN-    Zoo Animal, Matt Latterell
Nashville, TN-          Landon Pigg, David Archuleta
NYC, NY-                  Spirit Family Reunion
Orlando, FL-             Radical Face
Philadelphia, PA-    Aaron and Mike Weiss & Circa Survive
Phoenix, AZ –          John and Jared from The Maine
Portland, OR-          John Heart Jackie
San Diego, CA-       The Fling & Chairs Missing
San Francisco, CA- Zach Rogue (Rogue Wave) & Peter Pisano (Peter Wolf Crier)
Washington DC-     Secret Mountains
 

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