THE MILLION MUSICIANS MARCH FOR PEACE 2011;
MARCH 19, AUSTIN, TEXAS, NOON-3 PM
Musicians lead Austin's annual parade for peace...again. Organized by a network of Austin musicians and friends, with participation by a wide variety of groups and individuals standing for peace, liberty, justice, prosperity, sustainability, Instruments For Peace, is once again inviting everyone to join Austin's annual Million Musicians March for Peace. These common vital concerns are only solvable through increased public awareness and involvement.
| Carolyn Wonderland|
Musicians include: Sara Hickman, Eliza Gilkyson, Guy Forsyth, Carolyn Wonderland, David Garza, Barbara K, Michael Fracasso, Will T. Massey, Bill Oliver, Leeann Atherton, Kris Gruen, Atash, Jericho Brass Band & more. Poets include Thom O Peace and
Speakers Iraq veteran Hart Viges.
With music, poets, speakers, and a parade, this Austin-style remembrance on the 8th anniversary of the invasion and ongoing occupation of Iraq will spotlight the terrible human and financial costs of the wars we are engaged in and will point to mass misinformation as the root cause.
"War, injustice, environmental degradation... are only solvable through mass public awareness and resulting appropriate mass action. Together, we are powerful," says Richard Bowden, fiddler, Director of Instruments For Peace