[act-ma] SEPT 10th: FREE TAREK Pre-Trial Concert

Evan Greer evangreer at gmail.com
Wed Aug 17 12:08:05 PDT 2011


*--please forward widely and invite your friends!---

FREE TAREK MEHANNA!
FREE ALL POLITICAL PRISONERS!*

...Please join us for an evening of music to celebrate the beginning of a
month of intense organizing leading up to the trial of political prisoner,
Tarek Mehanna. Tarek is an Arab and Muslim man from the Boston-area who has
been framed by the FBI for refusing to inform on his own community. More
info on his case and what you can do to support: www.freetarek.com

The Tarek Mehanna Support Committee will be in the house presenting updates
on the case and laying out their strategy for action in the weeks leading up
to Tarek's trial, which begins Oct 3rd!

*SATURDAY, SEPT 10th
6pm - 10pm*

@ Community Church of Boston
565 Boylston St
Copley Square, Boston
(accessible by green and orange MBTA lines, and many buses.)

$5 - -20 suggested donation.
All ages, no alcohol please.
The space is wheelchair accessible.
Free on-site childcare available.
Email evangreer at gmail.com with accessibility questions or if you need
childcare!

Featuring musical performances by:
*
BROADCAST LIVE*
back by popular demand, new york's explosive hip-hop / rock troupe will
shake the prison walls with their radical sound. www.broadcastlive.org

*spiritchild of Mental Notes*
multi-talented mc and freedom singer from the bronx via Brooklyn, and
instrumental in the production of the Silence Broken CDs.
www.xspiritmental.com

*EVAN GREER & FRIENDS*
full band set featuring new material and Boston DEBUT of the Back to the
Roots project with spiritchild
www.evangreer.org

*ABU NURAH*
beloved social justice focused Muslim rapper / parent / activist from the
Worcester community.
www.myspace.com/abunurah

*MC Elijah Black*
conscious hip-hop artist from NYC featured on Silence Broken Vol 1.
www.lostmc.bandcamp.com/

& more TBA!!!

The concert celebrates the re-release of Silence Broken Volumes 1 and 2,
compilation CDs created to support tarek and his family and spread music
about the prison system and state repression. The new CDs will be
beautifully packaged in a two CD set and will feature original music from
artists all over the world including DAM, Climbing Poetree, Rebel Diaz,
X-Vandals (members of Public Enemy and Ricanstruction), Broadcast Live, Remi
Kanazi, Maya Azucena, mental notes, Taina Asili, Shadia Mansour, and more.
Listen, download, and donate: freetarek.bandcamp.com
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