music & activism
50 creative years celebrating
the human spirit through music
On November 9, 2013, Holly Near and friends gathered at the Freight & Salvage in Berkeley, CA to celebrate her (then) latest release, Peace Becomes You. With a repertoire ranging from outspoken to anthemic and an outstanding cast of musicians, Holly once again sings from her heart about peace, feminism, equality, human rights, and dignity. This live performance DVD captures Holly’s powerful voice and her playful interaction with an adoring audience, happy to participate in a Holly Near “refueling” moment! Filmed by four-time Emmy winner Jim Brown. Holly is accompanied by John Bucchino, Jan Martinelli, David Rokeach, Andre dos Santos Morgan, Pat Humphries and Sandy O of emma’s revolution.
DVD extras include a never-before-seen performance of Holly and Ronnie Gilbert celebrating Ronnie’s 70th birthday.
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Watch a short trailer of the film Singing For Our Lives, a documentary by Jim Brown, now available on Amazon and on Goldenrod Music‘s website. Women’s rights, gay rights, anti-war protests: Holly Near’s music speaks directly to the world’s young political activists of today. The singer-songwriter’s soaring anthems call for peace, feminism, LGBTQ equality, and all human rights. This new award-winning music doc features outstanding concert and rally scenes, and insights from Holly today. From four-time Emmy winner Jim Brown. New interviews with Gloria Steinem, Jane Fonda, Tom Hayden, and more.
Please check for concert dates once the current crisis is behind us all. Stay safe and be well ~ Holly