Posts tagged "Ruby Amanfu"

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...

Concert Review: Day 3 of Lollapalooza 2012 - Sunday, 8/5/12 in Chicago

Concert Review: Day 3 of Lollapalooza 2012 - Sunday, 8/5/12 in Chicago
Storms subsided and the sun returned... though mud remained an issue on the third and final day of Lollapalooza 2012, a Sunday that saw performances by Jack White, Sigur Rós, Florence & The Machine, The Gaslight Anthem and many, more...