Event Archive - Michael Franti, Spearhead, ,
Sun. July 20th 2008 @ Jericho Beach Park (All Ages)
10am - 11pm doors at 9:30am
Presented by: Vancouver Folk Music Festival
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 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[Upload Show Photos] // [Add Video] // [Add Review] // [Upload Poster]