music & activism
50 creative years celebrating
the human spirit through music
A short trailer of the film Singing For Our Lives, a documentary by Jim Brown, now streaming on PBS. Check your local stations for opportunities to watch. And if you missed Holly’s live-streamed concert filmed at the Freight & Salvage on December 1, click here to watch.
Keep checking back. New dates being added.
Monday November 11, 2019
Purple Heart: The Music of Michael Cullen
425 Lafayette Street (at Astor Place)
New York, NY 10003
As a composer, singer, writer and activist, Michael Callen played a major role in shaping America’s response to the AIDS epidemic. Join us this Veteran’s Day as a stellar cast of singers and musicians breathes new life into Michael’s music.
Special guests will include Taylor Mac, Bridget Everett, NathAnn Carrera, Richard Barone, Xavier Smith, Kat Edmonson, Holly Near, David Cale, and more.
Saturday November 23, 2019
Cupping the Culture of Women’s Music
Freight & Salvage
2020 Addison St
Berkeley CA 94704
Doors at 12 noon, show at 1pm. Showing the film of the performance of Closing Day of the Montclair Club. Live performance by the singers.
Friday January 17, 2020
Auburn Public Theatre
8 Exchange Street
Auburn, NY 13021
with Jan Martinelli & Tory Trujillo
Thursday March 19, 2020
Iron Horse Music Hall
20 Center St
Northampton MA 01060
with Jan Martinelli & Tammy Hall