Throughout the year, TAC produces events to create awareness, raise money and build action. Each day includes a service project and an intimate evening performance featuring comedy and music.


Music In Action: LGBTQ+ Voices in Music Panel

Thank you to the Recording Academy / GRAMMYs, GRAMMY Museum and GLAAD for letting us be a part of their Music in Action: LGBTQIA+ Voices in Music panel on Tuesday, Jan 21st.

6th Annual Talent Show

On December 12th, The Ally Coalition hosted the Sixth Annual Talent Show! This is a night that channels the power of music and comedy toward equality. We raised $230,000 for LGBTQ folks! We are so fortunate to have the support of the amazing artists who came out in...

Lost Evenings III

As 29 bands took the stage over the course of four nights, with the help of 14 volunteers we were able to raise over $21,500 for equality and give grants to 13 good causes around Boston.

Empowered: LGBTQ Voices in Music

A panel discussion focused on how a new wave of LGBTQ artists are promoting freedom of expression and greater understanding for younger generations.

5th Annual Talent Show

On December 5th Town Hall hosted The Ally Coalition’s Fifth Annual Talent Show, a night that channels the power of music and comedy toward
equality. The evening raised over $200,000 and directly benefits organizations serving queer and trans youth, including New Alternatives for LGBTQ Youth in New York City.

Frank Turner Service Project

Join Frank Turner, The Ally Coalition and Sea Coast Outright as we make care packages for Queer Youth before Frank’s show in Hampton Beach!

Shadow of the City 2018

Celebrate the end of summer #20gayteen with us at Shadow of the City! Under the hot August sun we’ll gather for special performances from Bleachers, Hayley Kiyoko, Julien Baker, and more.

Bleachers Tour Service Project

Hang out with the Bleachers crew while being of service to the LGBT Center of Sacramento. Starting at 2pm, help spruce up the building and pack outreach packets for various center programs. The volunteering will wrap up by 4pm, and then at 5pm, you’ll head to Ace Of...

Audible Impact 3: SXSW 2018

Nick Offerman hosts a special night of music and comedy. The annual showcase benefits at-risk LGBTQ.

4th Annual Talent Show

Start GRAMMY week 2018 off right by joining GRAMMY Award Winner and current nominee Lorde, Matt Berninger and Aaron Dessner from GRAMMY-nominated The National.

Shadow of the City 2017

This year’s lineup includes Bleachers, Brian Fallon, Khalid, Titus Andronicus, Brick + Mortar, Tove Stryke, and Nicole Atkins.

3rd Annual Talent Show

Join TAC at Webster Hall for the 3rd Annual Talent Show. This year’s show features intimate performances by Bleachers, Carly Rae Jepsen, Kesha, Lena Dunham, Hasan Minhaj, Charli XCX, Lauren Mayberry from CHVRCHES, Mike Birbiglia, Andrew Dost, Jordan Carlos, and more.

Shadow of the City 2016

Kick summer off on a high note with us in Jersey! The Ally Coalition will be there with all your faves—Carly Rae Jepsen, The 1975, and more.

Audible Impact 2: Music and Activism

The Ally Coalition, The GRAMMY Museum® at L.A. LIVE and MBM Entertainment are joining forces to bring you some of the hottest names in music and comedy. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, and you’ll get inspired to take a stand.

2nd Annual Talent Show

This Giving Tuesday, The Ally Coalition and Above Average are joining forces to bring you the hottest names in music and comedy. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, and you’ll get inspired to take a stand.

Shadow of the City 2015

This September we’ll be joining Bleachers, Charli XCX, Vic Mensa, The Front Bottoms and more in Asbury Park’s Stone Pony Summer Stage for the first ever Shadow of the City Festival.

Audible Impact 1: Music and Activism

The Ally Coalition is headed west for Audible Impact—an event presented in partnership with the GRAMMY Museum, Lyft, Pandora, and HBO.

Uncivil Union 2015: Comedy for Equality

Comedy for Equality, a special benefit concert for The Ally Coalition, will take place on June 11th, 2015 at The Howard Theatre as part of the 40th Annual Capital Pride Celebration.

An Above Average Talent Show: SXSW 2015

The Ally Coalition and Above Average are joining forces to create a unique live experience for fans at SXSW, featuring music, comedy, variety and a whole lot more.

1st Annual Talent Show

For one night, some of entertainment’s most talented voices, including Bleachers, Lena Dunham, Janeane Garofalo, Andrew McMahon, Ingrid Michaelson, are coming together.

Uncivil Union 2014: Comedy for Equality

Making its national debut during PRIDE week in New York City, UNCIVIL UNION spotlights the artistic community entertaining, inspiring and encouraging individuals from every walk of life to end discrimination against LGBTQ people.


Help us in the fight for equality for LGBTQ youth. Your support goes directly to the youth we serve. With your help, we’ve built wellness centers for at-risk youth, funded housing for young people with no place to go, provided winter jackets to youth experiencing homelessness, and so much more. Together we can #end40percent

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