Performances at the November Vigil Print
Written by Laura Jung   
Monday, 18 October 2010 12:59



Llajtasuyo is a musical group based in Atlanta playing the music they grew up with—Andean music. Andean music is native to South America; originating in the central Andean regions of Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina, and Chile, homeland of the Inca people.

Son Solidario

Is a collective of several Son Jarocho groups. Son Jarocho is a traditional musical style of Veracruz, a Mexican state along the Gulf of Mexico. It represents a fusion of indigenous (primarily Huastecan), Spanish, and African musical elements.

Roy Zimmerman

What's funny about war, poverty, ignorance, bigotry, neo-conservatism, homophobia, greed, lust and fear? Ask Roy Zimmerman. He's been writing satirical songs for twenty years.

Chris Chandler

Has performed on thousands of stages across the US and Canada as well as for hundreds of organizations seeking social justice.

Colleen Kattau

Progressive folk rock colored w/ south of the border beats and socio-enviro-fem conscious compositions. She's bi-lingual, spanish/english and Latin American folk rhythms influence her own songs and her interpretations of nueva cancion music.

Karen Brandow and Charly King

Charlie King and Karen Brandow are musical storytellers and political satirists. Their repertoire covers a century and a half and four continents. They perform with the sweet and precise harmonies of life partners. They sing and write passionately about the extraordinary lives of ordinary people.

New Danger Movement

The New Danger Movement is a play on the historical identification of the perceived “threat” that artists, thinkers, and change agents pose to the system. Crossing all theoretical boundaries the self-described Intelligent Anger Management place discernment, strategy, talent, and skill above rushed decision-making and emotions fused with the passion and redirected intensity of anger to foster positive outcomes for our collective selves.

Emma’s Revolution

emma's revolution is the duo of award-winning, activist musicians, Pat Humphries & Sandy O, who write songs that become traditions. Their song, "If I Give Your Name" won Grand Prize in the John Lennon Songwriting Contest and their music has been featured on NPR's "All Things Considered" and Pacifica's "Democracy Now!". "Peace, Salaam, Shalom" is sung around the world and has been called the "anthem of the anti-war movement."

Elise Witt

Since 1977, Elise has been working professionally as Singer, Guitarist, Educator, and Resident Artist around the United States, Latin America, and Europe. She speaks fluent Italian, French, German, Spanish, and English and sings in at least a dozen languages.


The combined talents of the brothers Carlton and Maurice Turner- singers, songwriters, playwrights, producers and teachers, whose explosive style of performance is sure to move your soul.

R.I.S.E. (Rising Appalachia)

"RISE (Rising Appalachia) is a genre-bending force of sound that uses both lyrical prowess and diverse artistic collaborations  to defy cultural cliches and ignite a musical revolution..."

Kuumba Lynx

A Hip Hop group from Chicago that seeks to empower youth and their communities by employing Hip-Hop culture as both an art form & vehicle for intergenerational and cross-cultural dialogue.

Rebel Diaz

Fronted by the Afro-Boricua songstress/mc Lah Tere and Chilean brothers RodStarz and G1, this group prepares to be true "periodistas de la esquina/street journalists"; reporting from the trenches on life, love, the streets and the struggle.

Jon Fromer

An award-winning singer/songwriter whose music is a special blend of folk, blues and country that has been at the center of movements for peace and social change in the San Francisco Bay Area for decades.


An informal group of creative people who get together to denounce the actions of the School of the Americas (a training ground for Latin American assassins funded by US tax dollars) and other actions.

YC the cynic

YC The Cynic is a young emcee out of The Bronx, NY. He is quickly becoming a force in the underground scene with dense lyrics and amazing wordplay. Now an addition to The Rebel Diaz Arts Collective.


Is a national award winning artist, educator, and activsit from the Bronx. He has featured on VH1 and toured across the United States, Cuba, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Peru, and Colombia while sharing the stage with artists such as KRS-One, Immortal Technique, Talib Kweli, Invincible, Styles P, Lupe Fiasco, M1 of Dead Prez, C Rayz Walz, and Saul Williams.

Kalae All Day

Kalae is an emcee/singer/songwriter and self proclaimed "vandal". Kalae or Kalae All Day, as she is otherwise known, is swiftly making an impression in the underground Hip Hop scene.

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