Frequently Asked Questions
What is One World Beat?
One World Beat is an international organization
of musicians of all styles and levels who
organize and perform concerts to raise awareness
and funds for global and local charitable
is the One World Beat music festival?
On the first weekend of spring 2005 (March
18-27), musicians, bands and singers will
perform simultaneously around the world
in the One World Beat festival.
can participate in the festival?
One World Beat unites artists of all musical
styles -- rock, pop, hip-hop, electronic,
soul, country, jazz, folk, alternative and
all other forms of musical expression. One
World Beat is for promoters, venue owners
and musicians, whether established or up-and-coming.
Participants are asked to donate all or
part of their proceeds from their festival
event to the One World Beat help project.
Every contribution counts, no matter how
big or small. Sign
up for the festival.
should musicians participate?
The One World Beat festival provides a unique
opportunity to team up with your peers across
the planet and show that, as much as you
care about your music, you care about others
I participate as a non-musician?
Yes. Every individual has skills that can
help make a difference. Long before the
musicians take the stage, there is a lot
of organization and communication that will
need to be done. If you are an enthusiastic
individual or part of an association that
would like to participate in the organization,
you are invited to join us and help develop
the festival in your area. See our volunteer
do I need to participate?
As with any concert you need two basic elements:
the musicians and a location for the gig. Once
you have them you are ready to sign
do I sign up for the festival?
You can sign up as a band, musician, venue,
music school, organization or promoter.
In order to participate you need to read
and accept the conditions and then sign
do I donate money?
One World Beat requests that all or part
of the proceeds of the concert goes to the
official help project. Our goal is to unite
musicians in one common cause to make a
difference. Donations can be made through
our secured online system with all the major
credit cards. Make
can I become a partner?
If you would like to help us promote our
festival, all you have to do is put a One
World Beat banner (or link) on your website
and we'll list you on our partner page with
a link back to your homepage. Check out
page to select a One World Beat banner.
can I become a sponsor?
If you would like to become an official sponsor
of One World Beat, please contact
us for further information.