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#Resistance House Concert: Emma’s Revolution

June 27 @ 7:30 pm

$28
 
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#Resistance Concert and Celebration of
Pete Seeger’s 100th Birthday from
Award-winning Activist Duo

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Photo: Irene Young

Thursday June 27th 7:30PM
Hastings-on-Hudson

Seating is limited and address will be provided
after purchase of tickets
$25 in advance/$28 at the door
Tickets available online at emmasrevolution.com

Hear Emma’s Revolution’s latest song,
“Trumpty-Dumpty (That’s An Emergency)” written for
the President’s Day #FakeNationalEmergency demonstrations
and watch “I Believe Her”, their stunningly powerful song
and video in support of Dr Christine Blasey Ford,
Dr Anita Hill and all survivors

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Singing “Swimming to the Other Side” with Pete at his home

Pete Seeger’s 100th Birthday

Emma’s Revolution’s 2019 shows include songs and stories in celebration of the 100th birthday of Pete Seeger, a friend and mentor to the duo.

Pat’s nearly 30-year friendship with Pete spanned performances at NYC’s Symphony Space to helping gather sap from the maple trees on his property to swapping stories and sharing holidays with Pete and his wife, Toshi. As Pat recounts on stage:

“I was at Pete’s bedside when he died. When I heard he was in the hospital, I drove up to NY, joining a steady stream of family and friends who came to sing Pete’s songs back to him in gratitude for all the times he had left home to sing to us. As the day and evening wore on, a small circle of family and friends remained. We sang our last songs together, sending Pete off onto his next adventure with our love.”

The duo’s latest CD, Revolution Now, includes “Sing People Sing”, the tribute Pat began writing that night that captures Pete’s unique ability to empower an audience with harmony and hope.

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Photo: Irene Young

Emma’s Revolution

“Fervent and heartfelt” ~The New York Times

Emma’s Revolution is the dynamic, award-winning activist duo of Pat Humphries & Sandy O. Winners of the John Lennon Songwriting Contest Grand Prizeand Phil Ochs Award, their songs have been sung for the Dalai Lama, praised by Pete Seeger, and covered by Holly Near. With beautiful harmonies and genre-defying eclecticism, Emma’s Revolution delivers the energy and strength of their convictions, creating new standards in the art and culture of justice.

The duo’s latest CD, Revolution Now, garnered top acclaim from radio stations across the country: Top Artist #20 (after Joan Baez), Top Album #24(after Bela Fleck) and Top Song #25 “Sing People Sing”(after Rhiannon Giddens). The recording covers issues from reproductive justice to refugees and Black Lives Matter to the sustaining power of love and includes Sandy’s beautiful setting of Woody Guthrie’s plaintive lyric, “Revolutionary Mind”, one of the many lyrics Woody left behind without an existing melody. With a core sound featuring their signature exquisite harmonies and acoustic guitars, the duo’s songs span styles from folk to jazz and funk to rock.

In the spirit of Emma Goldman’s famous attribution, “If I can’t dance, I don’t want to be part of your revolution,” Emma’s Revolution brings their uprising of truth and hope to concerts, festivals, conferences and justice events. The duo has given thousands of performances throughout the US and around the world in Canada, Chile, Korea, Scotland, England, Israel, Palestine, Nicaragua and Cuba. Emma’s Revolution consistently delivers performances so powerful, audiences leap to their feet to demand more.

More about Emma’s Revolution . . .

Website: EmmasRevolution.com 
FaceBook: facebook.com/emmasrevolution/ 
Twitter, @emmasrevolution: twitter.com/emmasrevolution 
Instagram: instagram.com/emmas_revolution/

Details

Date:
June 27
Time:
7:30 pm
Cost:
$28
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