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The Joe Hill Roadshow with George Mann, Magpie and Charlie King
The Joe Hill Roadshow with Magpie, Charlie King and George Mann with special guest Evan Greer
This year, musicians and labor activists are organizing the “Joe Hill 100 Roadshow,” a national concert tour, to mark the 100th anniversary of his death. The tour began in Chicago, IL, on May 1, 2015, and wound through the Midwest in May. The Roadshow begins a set of Mid-Atlantic and Northeast dates in Washington, DC, on July 23.Each local show will include a mix of local and national touring artists, featuring award-winning recording artists, songwriters, musical historians, and social justice activists Magpie (Greg Artzner and Terry Leonino), Charlie King, and George Mann. Spoken word pieces will be included in many of the shows, and of course, the songs of Joe Hill will be sung. Local singer/songwriter and activist Evan Greer is the tour's special guest at this concert.