The Bradenton Times Events
Concert: Occupation Freedom Solidarity Tour Stop at Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center
Date: January 18, 2013Time: 8:00 pm
525 Kumquat Ct
Direct from New York City, Global Block Collective, is an internationally-acclaimed artist/activist collective featuring husband and wife duo, US Hip Hop Ambassador George Rithm Martinez and Sylara Martinez. In 2012 GBC toured throughout the Americas and headlined shows with Immortal Technique, Pharoahe Monch, Tom Morello, Pete Seeger, Jackson Browne, Redman and others. Now, Global Block is preparing to release their 2nd album, Occupation Freedom: Movement Music and are on a pre-release solidarity building tour.
The Global Block Collective harnesses the spirit of innovation, creativity and activism at the core of the Hip Hop movement to empower youth and transform communities across the globe, block by block. The Global Block Collective will be performing at Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center, 525 Kumquat Court, on Friday, January 18. A Poetry Open Mic will start at 8pm, followed by the performance by GBC.
More information available at: https://www.facebook.com/GlobalBlockCollective.