Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Dan deacon occupy

  • Dan Deacon performed at the Occupy May Day rally Tuesday, instructing the crowd at Union Square to create one large circle and guiding them in an interpretive dance. Trust me on this, Deacon said.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Dan Deacon is one of several big name musicians playing a free concert in Union Square tomorrow at 4 p.m. We spoke to him recently about why Occupy Wall Street resonates with him and why he considers himself a political artist.
  • (Village Voice (blog))
  • The music lineup has been released for Occupy Wall Streets big May Day protest and General Strike on May 1st in New York City. True, theres no Radiohead (but no Third Eye Blind, either), but an impressive lineup nonetheless.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • while a dance-off led by Dan Deacon didnt quite catch on. Each musician traded messages of solidarity with the eager crowd, but the mission was murky at best — equal parts college campus Spring Fling and Occupy Wall Street Spring Offensive.
  • (Nymag.com)
  • This afternoon, Tom Morello and his Guitarmy assembled in New York Citys Bryant Park to celebrate the May Day reactivation of the Occupy Wall Street movement giving way to a Dan Deacon dance party.
  • (S spinner)
  • Update 5:02 p.m.
  • (Gothamist.com)
  • Dan Deacon and others are scheduled to perform. We recently spoke with one of the members of the Occupy Wall Street media team, Justin Wedes, whom you may recall from Stephen Colberts hilarious interview in a hotel suite overlooking Zuccotti Park.
  • (Gothamist.com)
  • The concert will kick off with Morellos "World Wide Rebel Songs" and will include performances by Immortal Technique, Das Racist, Dan Deacon, and the Bobby Sanabria Band.
  • (Examiner)
  • Meanwhile, the Occupy organizers have set up a massive free concert in Union Square Park in order to draw maximum crowds--and create a handy, media-friendly gathering.
  • (Fast Company)

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