evan_riotfolk (evan_riotfolk) wrote in anarcho_folk,

Steel Strings & Break Beats Tour

hey friends,
  evan greer here from riot-folk. i'm starting to drink coffee again and gearing up to do a bunch of booking for the fall and winter. i'm so excited to announce the STEEL STRINGS & BREAK BEATS TOUR featuring me (with a band) and Broadcast Live, an incredible radical live hip hop band from albany, and some of my best friends in the world. make sure to check out their music, it'll blow you away.

the tour description and tentative route/schedule are pasted below. we really need your help to make this tour a huge success. please get in touch if you want to bring us to your town to rock a show or offer a workshop at your school/community center/church/library/wherever.

we try to use our music as a tool to support movements for justice and liberation, and we rely on people who love our music and love the movement to help us get booked so we can continue spreading the message and raising funds for the cause.

e-mail me: evangreer@gmail.com or call 978-852-6457

thanks so much for all of your ongoing support!
-evan greer
www.riotfolk.org (is finally back online!)


The committed musicians of STEEL STRINGS & BREAK BEATS resist genre and fight for inspiring music by fusing the social justice roots of Hip Hop, the DIY ethics of punk rock, and the soapbox troubadour tradition of folk music. The tour's four diverse members are activists and organizers who use their music and poetry as powerful tools that support grassroots struggles for liberation. In addition to the bands' topical, uplifting, and crowd-rocking performances, the tour offers interactive workshops for students and community members who want to get involved with movements for revolutionary change.

WORKSHOPS INCLUDE: History of Hip Hop and Social Justice, Connecting the Dots of Climate Justice, Community Organizing 101, and more! Workshop descriptions are available in our online presskit.

Check out our music:
Broadcast Live: (live radical hip hop from albany) www.myspace.com/broadcastlive
Evan Greer & Friends: (catchy riotfolk for liberation) www.myspace.com/evangreer

if we're coming to your town, get in touch! we need your help with flyering, inviting local groups to table, and spreading the word about these shows! if we're not coming to your town, let us know that we should!

for all booking, contact: evangreer@gmail.com

SEP 18: Boston, MA
SEP 19: Machias, ME
SEP 20: TBA near Albany
OCT 15: Albany, NY
OCT 16: Oberlin, OH
OCT 17: Madison, WI
OCT 18: Twin Cities, MN
OCT 19: drive
OCT 20: Bozeman, MT
OCT 21: Bellingham, WA
OCT 22: Vancouver, BC
OCT 23: Seattle, WA
OCT 24: Olympia, WA
OCT 25: Portland, OR
OCT 26: Eugene, OR
OCT 27: Northern California
OCT 28: San Francisco, CA
OCT 29: Oakland, CA
OCT 30: Los Angeles, CA
OCT 31: San Diego, CA
NOV 1: Flagstaff, AZ
NOV 2: Durango, CO
NOV 3: Pueblo, CO
NOV 4: Denver, CO
NOV 5: Boulder, CO
NOV 6: Saint Louis, MO
NOV 7: Columbus, OH
NOV 8: TBA between Columbus and Albany
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