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Balance the Bucks Concert/Rally to be held Sunday, September 6, 2009 in Washington, D.C.

Free concert to be held at the Washington Monument's Sylvan Theatre

Note:  This concert is not the ONLY protest against our current state of affairs planned by progessives, and is not a replacement or substitue for any planned rallies for health care reform that may be scheduled.  This is simply a rally by concerned Americans, exercising their First Amendment rights, through songs.  I am posting this notice for a friend who is asking anyone who may be in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, September 6, 2009, to stop by and share your voice and concerns.    

(I believe I am allowed to cross-reference my last diary on this subject since I have new information to report.)

Here is my last diary:

http://www.dailykos.com/...

The "Balance the Bucks" rally now has a web site:

http://www.balancethebucks.com/

Listen to the organizer, Delmark Goldfarb, on the Marc Steiner Show:

http://www.steinershow.org/...

They have also announced the performers:

Performers

David Stein
Dar Stellabotta
Woody Lissauer
Sean Tully
Jon Carroll
KING LEWMAN
Kristan King
Lance Lewman
Marv Egolf
Ben Pilgrim
Lea Jones
Mark Brine
Andrew Eisenberg
Delmark Goldfarb
Angela Taylor
Michelle Murray
John Seay
Robin Cook
Claudine Hargrove
Marc Black

They are also seeking volunteers:

Videographers/filmmakers needed

Videographers/filmmakers needed to record Sunday's historic concert/rally (Sept. 6) at the Washington Monument. The free concert, "Balance The Bucks," features award-winning artists in a program running from 2 until 6 pm in the Sylvan Theater adjacent to the monument.

To volunteer, please contact event host/organizer Delmark Goldfarb at del.goldfarb@hotmail.com or call 503.708.7306.

PRESS RELEASE - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 30, 2009
CONTACT: Delmark Goldfarb 503.708.7306
Elizabeth Arnold 870.307.2115

Balance the Bucks Concert/Rally to be held Sunday, September 6, 2009 in Washington, DC
Free concert to be held at the Washington Monument's Sylvan Theatre
A task force of folksingers will perform a free concert at the Washington Monument Sunday, September 6 at 2:00 pm. More than two dozen artists are slated for the four-hour program, titled "Balance The Bucks," including several national and award-winning musicians.

Led by Portland, Oregon's Delmark Goldfarb, a disabled Marine Corps veteran, the concert is a major effort to rally awareness of the issues relating to the effects of greed and economic disparity. In words and song, the group of activist-artists will present original works and traditionally relevant protest tunes.

Seeking to continue the precedent of the Bonus Marchers of 1932 and the Resurrection City of 1968, the folksingers will take to the stage at the Washington Monument's Sylvan Theater in order to voice the concerns of common people no longer heard or represented in government circles.

"I expect to punch a hole in the cloud of money influence which soothes and smothers the Capitol," said Goldfarb. "Even if it's just for one day." The event involves no corporate sponsorship and is presented solely by the artists themselves.

Among the artists slated for the microphone are Marc Black of Woodstock, New York, who was named this year's "Folk Artist of the Year" on ABC Radio's "Fame Games," and Angela Taylor of Baltimore who has earned the city's "Best Female Vocalist" award and whose CD was chosen the "Best Regional Album" by Music Monthly.

Goldfarb's own song "Portable Man," a tune relating to homelessness, has gained international airplay and has been included on a compilation CD "Give Us Your Poor" which features works by others such as Bruce Springsteen, Bonnie Raitt and Keb' Mo'.

This united effort of consciousness-raising hopes to inspire others to get out and do what they can to return the nation to a functioning democracy wherein laws and legislation are created to reflect the needs and interests of the citizens.

Originally posted to Jack Dublin on Tue Sep 01, 2009 at 07:48 AM PDT.

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