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Event Archive - WE HAVE NO LEADERS! Benefit for Kelly Pflug-Back (G20 political prisoner): Mike XVX, Shade Tree, Star, Comrade Black, Chase Clark, Sasha n Nedjo, jody franklin

Sat. September 4th 2010 7:30pm - 11pm doors at 7pm @  2994 Douglas St (All Ages) 7:30pm - 11pm doors at 7pm
Moved, note new venue $5-$15 sliding scale, no one turned away!
Kelly Pflug-Back is a long time community organizer, whom has been targeted by the police and scapegoated as "the leader of the black bloc" from the G20. She is facing 13 charges including conspiracy, and the courts are viewing her charges as "hate crimes" against the police, meaning if she is convicted she will be given a stiffer sentence than normal.
This is a blatant mis-use of hate crime legislation that was designed to protect identifiable minorities form racist homophobic and sexist violence.

Mike XVX (Folk Punk)

vegan, gluten-free, theft-positive hardcore, sex-positive sxe, professional adventurer/amateur musician, down with the A-squad, feminist, atheist, anti-civ, excellent high five-r, devourer of garlic, bicycle warrior, backyard pool infiltrator, pretty good friend ... more info

Shade Tree (faery tale folk music)

My real name is Jeff Andrew. Shade Tree is my all-purpose stage name for me and whoever else is playing with me (usually the mellifluous Meg Iredale - they called her Maggie Irish, in the old country...). Could be just guitars and harmonica and stompin' boots, but could also be fiddles and banjos and double bass and accordion and whatever else we c... more info
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Comrade Black (spoken word and political performance style poetry)

Green anarcho-feminist queer-edge spoken word artist and community organizer. There Is No Environment by Comrade Black Maybe we've got to start at the start? Maybe this began when the first womyn or man put their hand on the cave wall to leave a painted hand print? The first act of humans imprinting their will upon mother nature... more info

jody franklin (experimental, improvisational, eclectic, outsider)

I'm an outsider drifting the plains beyond the confining frontiers of genre, seeking out audio anomalies, an aural explorer using experimental and improvisational approaches to craft sonic collages, soundscapes and "audities." Musical projects: July Fourth Toilet (1994-present) http://www.julyfourthtoilet.com Les Faeries (1995) Eyelick... more info
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