“This Land is Our Land” – A Centennial Concert Celebration of Woody Guthrie in Chicago

Date: Saturday, May 19, 2012

Time: Doors open 7:00 pm, Performance begins 8:00 pm

Location: Metro, 3730 N. Clark St., Chicago

Contact: Purchase tickets online ($25-$55) or at the door ($26). Age 18 and older.

The non-profit arts organization, portoluz, has organized this event to take place during the planned G8/NATO summit in order to celebrate the joyful expression of protest as voiced through the power of participatory culture. Like many enduring heroes of the twentieth century, Woody Guthrie is emblematic of our country’s coming of age. Guthrie wrote and sang the stories of the 99%. This Land is Your Land is one of this country’s national anthems, expressing not only the beauty and glory of America’s abundant natural wonders but asserting our right to be its stewards and ramblers. The lineup of artists will perform their own material and selections from the Guthrie canon.

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