Tag Archive | state radio

Interacting with the Band via Social Media

I recently saw my favorite band, State Radio, play at San Francisco’s Filmore. It was my 10th time seeing Chad Stokes perform, so I had extremely high hopes that were surpassed by a new wave of energy, enthusiasm and peaceful messages hidden beneath the song’s powerful lyrics. But this concert was a little different. Days […]

Calling All Crows: A Rock Concert with a Purpose

Whether described as acoustic, reggae, ska, funk or folk-rock music geniuses, Dispatch band members Chad Stokes, Braddigan and Pete Francis successfully created their own timeless genre of humanitarian inspired lyrics that make genuinely difference. Dispatch created the “Elias Fund” to distribute educational scholarships to Zimbabwe youths. During Dispatch’s era from 1996-2001, they created many grassroots 501(c)(3) nonprofit […]