George Mann is a New York City-based labor activist and organizer who has toured for many years and produced the “Hail To The Thief!” anti-Bush CD compilation series. His newest release is the veterans compilation “Until You Come Home” songs for veterans and their kin.
George will be joined by Mark Ross, America’s most famous unknown folksinger, storyteller, caronteur and multi-instrumentalist.
Learning to play about a dozen instruments; guitar, banjo, fiddle, harmonica, mandolin, Hawaiian guitar, autoharp, jews’ harp, bass, dulcimer, tenor guitar, & 12-string guitar(it really is a different instrument), all with varying degrees of proficiency, Mark has sung all across the continental U.S. in bar rooms, ball rooms, coffeehouses, union halls, hobo jungles, kitchens & living rooms, bedrooms, grade schools, colleges & universities (guest lecturing on American folk music, railroad songs, labor songs and the History of American Labor and radical politics), folk festivals, concert halls, street corners, railroad stations, and bus depots.
Thursday, April 15 at 8 PM in Ashland, OR — The Caldera Taphouse, 31 Water Street (541-482-HOPS); George in Concert with Mark Ross. Sponsored by Southern Oregon Jobs with Justice and Southern Oregon Labor Council.
Suggested donation $5 – $10, all welcome, no one turned away for lack of funds.