StrummerJam - Joe Strummer Foundation

StrummerJam 2019

The mission of StrummerJam is to unite & promote music from all around the world, to create a sense of global community, to raise funds for local music non-profits all the while keeping Joe Strummer's flame burning bright.

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AUGUST 1st-31st

What is StrummerJam?

StrummerJam is a fundraising event presented by The Joe Strummer Foundation.

Throughout the month of August 2019 StrummerJam events are held around the world to celebrate the life, music and memory of Joe Strummer and to help raise funds for music non-profits.

All StrummerJam fundraising events must first be registered via and once approved must be independently organised by musicians, promoters, venues, record labels, DJs, artists and music fans.

StrummerJam is a month-long DIY global fundraising campaign that unites people so that together we can help change the world through music, as Joe said: "without people, you're nothing."

$31,500 (USD)

Total raised from StrummerJam 2016, 2017 & 2018

Involving 52 independently organised events, 260 bands, 37 cities, 10 countries, across 4 continents.

Raising funds for Music & Memory, Warmi Rock Camp for Girls, Radio Lolipop, Rock School Studios, Music for Everyone, Variety Children's Charity, The Joe Strummer Foundation and many more.

1. How StrummerJam works

Event organisers register their event idea via this website using the form below and nominate their music non-profit of choice.

We review event submissions and if approved we send a welcome pack containing StrummerJam assets (logos, banners, promotional text), event & fundraising agreement.

Organisers are fully independent, StrummerJam (aka The Joe Strummer Foundation) are not involved in any of the events.

We help organisers set up a fundraising page so they can collect donations online.

Organisers set up their event on Facebook and send us their Facebook event link.

We integrate this into Facebook pages and website and we help promote all StrummerJam events through our own channels and partners.

Donations are collected by the event organisers and after the event donations are made directly by the event organiser to the beneficiary organisation.

2. Who benefits?

2018 will be the 3rd StrummerJam. And in the first two years, we have been genuinely blown away by the amount of goodwill and energy shown by everyone involved.

Nominated charities so far have been Music & Memory, Warmi Rock Camp for Girls, Notes for Notes, Variety Children's Charity, Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls, The Joe Strummer Foundation, Radio Lollipop Children's Hospital Radio, Glastonbury Radio and many more.

We hope that in 2018 we'll be able to support many more non-profit organisations that are doing great things to help change peoples lives through music.

3. Why StrummerJam?

Joe was very knowledgeable about world music, you only have to listen to his songs and his London Calling radio shows on BBC4 to understand that. He also was socially aware and as The Joe Strummer Foundation, we have always tried to carry his ideas forward.

StrummerJam aims to unite people around the world who feel the same way, people who take action and believe that music can change the lives of those who embrace it.

We are uniting people under a single banner & providing a platform for others to take action, to make lot's of noise, to have fun and to raise much-needed funds in the process.


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