Since coronavirus caused this year sad summer festival be postponed, Maine find other ways to stay productive. This week, the band announced their third 8123 Impact Day which will take place on Saturday, June 20.
Additionally, Maine revealed that he is currently recording his next album.
Over the past few months, Maine and their 8,123 fanbase have helped raise money for various people and organizations. The band recently launched a shirt that benefited its touring crew and employees facing financial challenges during the pandemic.
Additionally, Maine recently held a raffle and raised over $15,000 to support the Black Lives Matter community. Profits were donated to Black Lives Matter, Zero campaign, NAACP, The Advancement Project, The surety project and funds for Breonna Taylor and Dion Johnson.
Thanks to the 8123 community for showing up and helping us raise money for the black community! pic.twitter.com/U7isSdi0VK
— The Maine (@themaine) June 8, 2020
Now Maine is giving back even more with the announcement of the third Impact Day. Maine announced the 8123 Impact Day of 2020 at its World Fan Conference on June 16.
According to a press release, 8123 Impact Day began in 2017. It was created in the “effort to bring together the community of music fans to donate their passion, time and talents to make a positive difference. locally and globally while raising awareness and supporting social conscience. .”
This year, 8123 Impact Day takes place on Saturday, June 20. Normally, the band would gather fans for a volunteer initiative during a stop on the tour in a specific city. However, due to the current pandemic, this year is different. Instead, Maine encourages fans to use the day to find new ways to give back to the community and those in need.
Fans can visit 8123 Impact website to discover ideas on how they can participate. In addition, they can promise their commitment and involvement. On social media, entrants are encouraged to use the #8123Impact hashtag as a way to share their projects and see how other 8123 fans are giving back.
In other exciting news, Maine also revealed details regarding their upcoming album during their virtual fan conference. The group shared that they are currently in the studio working on their eighth album. The album, as yet untitled, is slated for release in 2021.
Back in May, the singer John O’Callaghan shared that the group had already written ten songs for the album.
“Do you think we’ll sleep through this plague?” Lol damn no. As I type this, we have 10 BANGERS ON DECK READY TO F THIS SOCIAL DISTANCING IN THE HEAD. V SOON,” he tweeted.
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