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

Sun. July 20th 2008 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.


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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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