The Sierra Club's Palo Verde Group serves Central Arizona and the greater Phoenix metropolitan area.
We promote environmental stewardship while enjoying the great state of Arizona and all its splendors
monday, march 10, 2014 | 6:30 pm
quality inn | 202 east mcdowell road | garden room, right side of lobby
tom neilson | music for a changing planet
Join the Sierra Club's Phoenix Palo Verde Group for this very special intimate performance by singer/songwriter Tom Neilson.
$25 donation at the door will benefit the sierra club's palo verde group.
Combining art with activism, our guest Tom Neilson has appeared with Medea Benjamin, Cynthia McKinney, Amy Goodman, Cindy Sheehan, Cesar Chavez, Noam Chomsky, Ralph Nader, Ray McGovern, Howard Zinn, David Cobb, many others, & played at the Martin Luther King Center in Havana, Cuba.
He is a veteran of stage and street theater with his writing, acting, and directing. His music reflects his involvement with heroin addicts, the poor, human rights, safe energy, and liberation movements from Nicaragua to Eritrea.
His original works, parodies of popular tunes, well known freedom songs, and poetry draw the listener into his musical response to globalization.
He has been at the forefront in helping communities organize against war, water privatization, mountain top removal, nuclear energy, incinerators, GMOs, fracking, & toxic waste. He has received 20 awards and nominations, and at Kerrville, was referred to as the Jon Stewart of folk music.
Coach, historian, & educator, Tom provides a voice for all those who believe in the power of folk music to effect change.
His award-winning songs of humor and compassion on 14 Folk CDs have been performed in 21 countries on 5 continents. His lyrics are celebrated for their sophistication, political astuteness, & wit.
Mark your calendar today and join us 6:30 PM, March 10 for this very special Garden Room performance by Tom Neilson!
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