Music lovers won’t want to miss the Songs of Protest: Music that Changed the World Concert with an amazing slate of musicians to benefit the Arts Council of Rockland (ACOR) and ArtsRock on Saturday, April 15 at 7:30PM.. Please note the NEW location at the Rittenhausen Theater at Boces, 131 North Midland Ave. in Nyack.
SONGS OF PROTEST will celebrate songs that affected social, political and cultural change through history. Performers include Grammy award-winning Tom Chapin, David Amram, Rex Fowler from Aztec Two Step, The Chapin Sisters, Mikhail Svetlov, Russian bass from the Metropolitan Opera, Sam Waymon, Erik Lawrence, Shirley Crabbe, Adam Falcon, Mayra Casales, The Roues Brothers, Alice Leon, Sean Fleming, The Crusty Gentlemen and more.
SONGS OF PROTEST is curated by Parents’ Choice Award-winning musician and leader of The Bossy Frog Band, Jeffrey Friedberg under the artistic direction of WQXR’s and ArtsRock’s Elliott Forrest and ACOR executive director Janey Tannenbaum.
“In these times of intense civic engagement and charged politics I want to celebrate the songs that help shape America’s history. We have assembled a tremendously varied and talented group of performers to celebrate the power of music to make a difference.” said Friedberg who stresses that this is not a rally or partisan event but rather a celebration of what makes America great, freedom of expression. “The Nyack and surrounding area community is an engaged group,” said Forrest, “and we always come together to voice our passions.”
Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door.
For more information or to purchase tickets, go to www.artsrock.org or call 855-ArtsRock.