HELP THE HOOPLE: A Benefit for Scott McCaughey in Portland, Jan. 5th-6th

As many of you know, our dear friend Scott McCaughey suffered a major stroke on November 16 while touring with Alejandro Escovedo. Scott is back home in Portland with his family and friends where he’ll begin rehabilitation on the road to recovery.

To help raise money for Scott’s recovery, a two-night concert event and online auction of one of a kind items. has been put together. 100% of the money raised will go to Scott to help out with medical and rehabilitation expenses.

“Help The Hoople” is two nights of incredible music, featuring a stellar lineup of musicians and friends of Scott’s.

Listen to Ken Sweeney’s Documentary: R.E.M.: Out of Athens

Ken Sweeney’s stellar rockumentary R.E.M.: Out of Athens will air on RTE Radio 1 at 2pm on December 28, but you can hear it now on Soundcloud. Interviews with Mike and Michael, Bertis, producers Mitch Easter and Joe Boyd, Michael Lachowski of Pylon, members of the 10,000 Maniacs, and Paul Butchart of The Side Effects … Continued

Read the REMHQ Holiday Newsletter

The latest news from REMHQ is out!  We’ve got some elfin ornaments and sweatshirts for your holiday shopping if you hurry. Read it here and sign up on this site if you’d like to receive it going forward.