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Michael Franti, Spearhead, Etran Finatawa, Bachir Attar and the Master Musicians of Jajouka

Sun. July 20th 2008 10am - 11pm doors at 9:30am Jericho Beach Park (All Ages) 10am - 11pm doors at 9:30am
Tickets at:, Neptoon Records, Zulu Records, Little Sister's Book & Art Emporium, Highlife Records, Vancouver Folk Music Festival Office
Featuring 250 artists, on 8 stages The Vancouver Folk Music Festival takes place over the weekend of July 18-20, 2008 at one of the most beautiful outdoor venues in Vancouver, BC, Jericho Beach Park.

Michael Franti

Michael Franti has been mixing politics and music since his days with the ’80s punk industrial band the Beatnigs and in hip-hop industrial act the Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy. But the poet/filmmaker/musician is best known for his band Spearhead. An even more eclectic act than his previous groups, Spearhead—or Michael Franti & Spearhead, as ... more info


From Wiki: 1994 - 1999: Spearhead In 1994, Franti formed a new band called Spearhead with a few studio musicians, including mainstay Carl Young, and announced the dissolution of Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy. Their first release, Home, in September of 1994 was a departure from the rap heavy politically charged Disposable Heroes record and d... more info
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