David Rovics, , , , ,
Fri. February 20th 2004 8:00pm @ WISE Hall (All Ages) 8:00pm
Presented by: www.StopWar.ca
StopWar.ca presents folk singer and peace activist from the States, with local guests Ameena Mayer, David Morgan, Jess Hill, R.C. Weslowski, Solidarity Notes, Lore, Darek Dawda, and Amy Johnson. Feb. 20, 8 pm, WISE Hall (1882 Adanac). Tix $15/10 at the door, info 604-876-0594, http://www.davidrovics.com/.
David Rovics grew up in a family of classical musicians in Wilton, Connecticut, and became a fan of populist regimes early on. By the early 90's he was a full-time busker in the Boston subways and by the mid-90's he was traveling the world as a professional flat-picking rabble-rouser. These days David lives in Portland, Oregon and tours regularly o... more info
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