Woodlands Festival 6/30/12 celebrates Woody Guthrie’s 100th

The festival will also feature an All-Star Tribute to Woody Guthrie on the 100th Anniversary of his birth.

1,000 guitars: A May Day/Occupy Guitarmy

Update: A quick video of some Guitarmy folks. (Will put more videos in the bottom of this post) As of 4:51pm EST on May Day, you can watch the stage at Union Square at OccupyMusician: here.  We cannot get any numbers estimates. If you have any facts, please post in the comments. (If you don’t […]

Videos: Tom Morello (of Rage Against The Machine) performs at Occupy Wall Street

Tom Morello at Occupy Wall Street Tom Morello (of Rage Against The Machine fame) performed at Occupy Wall Street in Liberty Park today, Thursday, October 13th. Morello told the demonstrators, “My friends call me The Nightwatchman. You can call me The Nightwatchman.” This happened less than two hours ago, and the Youtube views on some […]

Pitchfork: Ted Leo Sings Union Song for Wisconsin

Like the Mountain Goats’ John Darnielle before him, punk rock lifer Ted Leo has announced his support for Wisconsin public workers’ unions current struggles by posting a quick cover of a union anthem from a Depression-era lefty-hero folksinger. Yesterday on his website, Leo posted a couple of versions of “I Guess I Planted”, one of […]

ALLEN GINSBERG BOB DYLAN video

http://allenginsbergmovie.com BOB DYLAN ALLEN GINSBERG from The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg by Jerry Aronson   Related Articles Eliot Katz: Ginsberg and the NYTBR article on the Beats & the Tea Party (www.onthewilderside.com) Howl: The Movie (litkicks.com)

Arlo Guthrie and family have two appearances this weekend: Carnegie Hall and NJPAC

Update: See video of audience response to Carnegie Concert below On this Saturday after Thanksgiving, November 28, 2009, Arlo Guthrie and his family will be performing at Carnegie Hall. My guess is, it would be nearly impossible to get tickets if you don’t have them already. The Carnegie Hall tradition dates back to Pete Seeger […]

Wal-Mart stampede: Where’s Woody Guthrie?

Condolences to the family of Jdimytai Damour. It is very sad that he was trampled while trying to make a living as a worker at a Wal-Mart store. Now, what can we learn from this? And, who is to blame?

10 Progressive Books for the Holidays

  Click, Clack, Moo Cows That Type by Doreen Cronin We’ve loved this children’s book for a while, and were not surprised to find it for sale on a union website as a gift for children. This book is the best inspiration we have ever seen to inspire a love of writing, and a feeling […]

PJ’s Stone Gossard sings Guthrie’s Roll On Columbia video

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