“Our revenge will be the laughter of our children.” - Bobby Sands
Two families full of radical queer riot-folk fury are traveling from the Bay Area to Tijuana in April 2011, and we'd love to come to your town!
legendary cello wielding folk-punk mama with riot-grrrl roots
EVAN GREER & FRIENDS
genderqueer riot-folk-parent leading catchy singalongs for liberation
Two dynamic activist musicians are touring the west coast in April with an arsenal of stringed instruments and a whole bunch of reusable diapers. We are currently booking performances and interactive workshops for this tour and would love to come to your school or your community! Please check out the short bios below and check out our respective websites for more information about our music, our activism, and our liberatory message.
In addition to high energy musical performances, the tour also offers a host of interactive workshops on a wide variety of social justice, feminism, mental health, environmental, queer and trans, and community organizing topics. For workshop info, visit: www.evangreer.org/workshops.html
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ABOUT BONFIRE MADIGAN:
“Bonfire Madigan is a little string outfit led by the dynamic cellist Madigan Shive ... she stirs up a ruckus.” — The New Yorker
"Check in with her. She’ll leave you spellbound." — LA Weekly
Bonfire Madigan Shive is a visionary cellist, vocalist, composer, performing artist, and international touring musician who has collaborated with artists including Jolie Holland, Acadamy Award nominee Elliot Smith, Joan Jeanrenaud from Kronos Quartet, and David Coulter of The Pogues. Madigan has toured extensively, composed/performed original scores for major theater productions most recently with Carey Perloff (Artistic Director, American Conservatory Theater), and shared stages with legends like Kimya Dawson, Neko Case, Cat Power, Gossip, Fugazi, Bright Eyes and Modest Mouse. She’s a contributing author to the anthology Live through This: On Creativity and Self-Destruction (Seven Stories Press), sharing company with bell hooks, Nan Goldin, Kate Bornstein, and other great artists. In addition, Madigan is a founding collective member of The Icarus Project, a grassroots support and media network led by people living with experiences commonly labeled "mental illness." LISTEN and for further info: www.bonfiremadigan.com
“Madigan Shive is the vocal and lyrical heart of this avant-garde chamber pop outfit, whose members occasionally rotate. Equal parts feminist polemics, civil disobedience, and raw poetic power, it's not for the faint of heart or weak of mind. Oh, and she plays a mean cello, too.”
— The Village Voice
--Dr. Howard Zinn, author of A People's History of the United States
--Tom Morello, guitarist of Rage Against the Machine