This Tuesday at the Forest, from 10pm... a night of revolutionary folk tunes!
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Evan Greer - from the USA - http://www.riotfolk.org
"Evan Greer is a radical genderqueer singer/songwriter, parent, and community organizer based in Boston. (S)he writes and performs high-energy acoustic songs that inspire hope, build community, and incite resistance! At 25 years old, Evan tours internationally as a musician and facilitates interactive workshops to support movements for justice and liberation. Wielding an arsenal of fiercely radical songs that vary in style from pop-punk poetry to foot-stompin’ bluegrass singalongs, Evan has shared stages with artists as musically diverse as Pete Seeger, Immortal Technique, Billy Bragg, Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine, Boots Riley of The Coup, Pamela Means, Oi Polloi, State Radio, Leftover Crack, The Mammals, Citizen Fish, Defiance Ohio, and Chumbawamba."
Al Baker - from Manchester - http://www.myspace.com/alandhisguitar/http://www.albaker.co.uk
"On January 1st, 2006, after a particularly unsuccesful New Year's Eve, Al Baker was sitting in his smoke-filled, mirrorless bedroom listening to Phil Ochs, Billy Bragg and Riot Folk records. It suddenly occured to him that, hell, this folk music lark didn't sound all that difficult, so he picked up his rusting, neglected 12-string guitar, played three chords, ranted for three minutes about Rupert Murdoch and, before he knew it, had written his first song."
Caroline Kemp - from Stirling - http://www.myspace.com/melanudrigill
"Riot folk is angry music, its political, and it makes no apologies. We're living in the Post Copenhagen world, and if you're not pissed off about that then you're not paying attention. They are deciding the fate of our children, and we're just sitting around letting them put profit before people. WE CAN CHANGE THE WORLD, but it involves switching off the TV and getting off our fat arses, and doing something, anything, but doing it NOW!"
Torn Strings - from the dirty dirty gutters of a post-apocalyptic romance... http://www.myspace.com/tornstrings/
we'd love to see you there... come along, it's FREE and you can BYO - all corkage and donations goes towards Evan's tour costs...
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