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Posted By: GUEST,Ewan McVicar
30-Jan-11 - 05:14 AM
Thread Name: Free Protest Song events in Edinburgh
Subject: Free Protest Song events in Edinburgh
Peace, Protest and Rebel Shenanigans
Two free events for the Let's Get Lyrical Festival
7pm, 10th and 17th February
Word Power Books, 45 West Nicolson Street, Edinburgh
Phone: 0131 662 9112
10th at 7pm Peace and Protest
with Ian Davison, Murdoch Kennedy, Stuart McHardy, Nancy Nicolson, Ewan McVicar
The Glasgow Eskimos singing campaign opposed the might of the Holy Loch American nuclear submarine base. Songmakers Ian Davison and Nancy Nicolson have created pro-peace songs that have inspired many marchers and demonstrators, including the 1980s SCND Buskers.
17th at 7pm Rebel Shenanigans
with Eileen Penman, John Greig, Ukes Against Nukes, Steven Clark, Ewan McVicar
Singing trouble-makers celebrate The Bo'ness Rebel Ceilidh songs of the 1950s that celebrated the 1950 Reiving of the Stane o Scone and urged the creation of a Scottish Republic, and the later songmakers who opposed the 1980s Poll Tax and the Gulf Wars.
From Ewan McVicar