Posts tagged "Emmylou Harris"

Q&A Interview With Gail Griffith - A Lampedusa Concert For Refugees Benefit Preview (Thursday, October 13, 2016 at the Vic Theatre Featuring Robert Plant, Ruby Amanfu, Steve Earle, Emmylou Harris, Buddy Miller and the Milk Carton Kids)

Q&A Interview With Gail Griffith - A Lampedusa Concert For Refugees Benefit Preview (Thursday, October 13, 2016 at the Vic Theatre Featuring Robert Plant, Ruby Amanfu, Steve Earle, Emmylou Harris, Buddy Miller and the Milk Carton Kids)
As the Lampedusa Concerts For Refugees tour rolls into Chicago Thursday at the Vic Theatre (featuring Robert Plant, Steve Earle, Emmylou Harris and more), I spoke with Gail Griffith (Director, Global Education Initiative at Jesuit Refugee Service) about the folk tradition of social activism, the unique level of involvement of the artists taking part in this concert series and the level of difficulty involved in changing the conversation when it comes to the refugee crisis only a month before the Presidential election...

Dave Matthews Band Caravan Live at Lakeside Day 3 of 3, 7/10/11 Chicago

Dave Matthews Band Caravan Live at Lakeside Day 3 of 3, 7/10/11 Chicago
Day three of the Dave Matthews Caravan saw what I believe to be the lightest crowds of all three days but the strongest overall day of music.  The lighter crowds allowed concertgoers to see more acts and was my favorite day of the three.  I was joined on Sunday by friend and walking music encyclopedia Greg Alexander… and as he did last week after we saw Loretta Lynn, he will occasionally add his two cents as well...