Eric Burdon, Zombies to headline HAAM benefit at ACL Live

August 12, 2014

By Peter Blackstock ( English classic-rock bands Eric Burdon & the Animals and the Zombies will headline a “British Invasion” benefit for the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians at ACL Live on Sept. 22, with local acts including Alejandro Escovedo, Christopher Cross and Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis also taking part. Tickets, ranging from $35…

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Dr. Matthew Hinsley: “Elephant-in-the-room” moment

June 6, 2013

Carolyn Schwarz, Executive Director, HAAM spoke with Dr. Matthew G. Hinsley, Executive Director Austin Classical Guitar Society CS: Tell me about yourself and ACGS? MH: I’m a classical guitarist!  I started playing when I was ten, I went to an arts high school, went to a music conservatory, and then got masters and doctoral degrees…

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Robert Plant Concert to Benefit HAAM and Teen Cancer America

April 24, 2013

Robert Plant announces that he will donate the proceeds of the Sunday, June 23rd concert scheduled to play ACL Live to the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians (HAAM), whose mission is to provide access to affordable health care for Austin’s low-income, uninsured working musicians and to Teen Cancer America, a charity devoted to improving the…

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February News from HAAM

February 4, 2013

Check out the HAAM Supporter News for February in your browser or just read on! SAVE THE DATE: CIRRUS LOGIC AND H-E-B PRESENT THE 6TH ANNUAL CORPORATE BATTLE OF THE BANDS HAAM’s 6th Annual Corporate Battle of the Bands, presented by Cirrus Logic and H-E-B, will be held on Friday, April 26th at Antone’s featuring…

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Holiday HAAM Jam Vol. 2

November 26, 2012

Thanksgiving has passed and we’re off and running in the mad dash that is “The Holidays”. I’m really excited to share the Holiday HAAM Jam Vol. 2 with you! This year’s album is presented by FIAT of Austin (thanks Lisa C.!). You can buy it now. See below for an easy way to download the three…

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F1 Fan Fest Celebrates Austin Music

November 19, 2012

It’s the day after the inaugural F1 race. Austin Fan Fest highlighted many of our local musicians and they shared their talents with an international audience. HAAM was a part of the Bud Light stage and we thank Brown Distributing  and Bud Light for partnering with us! There are lots of photos of Fan Fest…

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HAAM Benefit Day 2012 LIVE BLOG!

October 2, 2012

It’s that time of year again and as we start the day bright and early at Whole Foods Lamar for the fun that is HAAM Benefit Day 2012, listening to the amazing music we have lined up for the morning, we wanted to make sure we share that with everyone. Keep up with HAAM today on…

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Holiday HAAM Jam – Volume II

September 10, 2012

The annual Holiday HAAM JAM benefit album is a project of several friends of HAAM to raise funds for the organization. All time and materials are donated, and all proceeds directly benefit HAAM. In 2011, $10,000 was raised in 5 weeks. The organizers hope 2012 will raise at least $25,000. Volume II – 2012 The…

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Volunteer on HAAM Benefit Day, Tuesday, October 2nd!

August 30, 2012

HAAM uses more than 200 volunteers on HAAM Benefit Day alone! Sign up and spend all or part of the day with us. We need volunteers as early as 5am and as late as 2am and everything in between. We have shifts in locations all over Austin too! HAAM Benefit Day volunteers help staff every…

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Read the HAAM Supporter News – August 2012

August 15, 2012

Get ready for HAAM Benefit Day – Tuesday, October 2! Sign up to volunteer on HAAM Benefit Day HAAM hosts vision clinics with the SEE Project Vote for us in the Austin Young Chamber FAVE Awards Holiday HAAM Jam Vol 2 submissions deadline – August 31 Support HAAM at the Austin Sunshine Fest – August…

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The 2011 HAAM Annual Report is here!

July 31, 2012

HAAM is pleased to announce the release of its 2011 Annual Report. We want to thank HAAM Affiliate Service Providers Seton Healthcare Family, St. David’s Foundation in partnership with Capital Area Dental Foundation, The SIMS Foundation, Estes Audiology and Prevent Blindness Texas for helping over 2,700 musicians access over 41,000 healthcare appointments valued at over…

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2012 Corporate Battle of the Bands Winners Announced

April 30, 2012

And the winners of the 2012 Corporate Battle of the Bands are:  Thanks to everyone who attended for making the night so special! 2012 Corporate Battle of the Bands Presented by Cirrus Logic and H-E-B Thursday, April 19, 2012 The 2012 Corporate Battle of the Bands, a fundraiser and concert to benefit Health Alliance for…

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