Sat, 27 Jun|
Abnormal Fest: fundraiser for Black Lives Matter
"Any return to normal is a return to the normality of racism." -Ibram X. Kendi Join @AbnormalFest on Instagram Live for a festival of music & literature for racial justice.
Time & Location
27 Jun 2020, 18:00 – 28 Jun 2020, 22:00
About the event
"Any return to normal is a return to the normality of racism." -Ibram X. Kendi
Join @AbnormalFest on Instagram Live for a festival of music & literature for racial justice.
Donate during the livestream to support eight crucial organizations who are fighting for racial and economic justice.
Day 1 - Saturday, June 27 4 PM Music Fest Live from New Hampshire, New York City, Western MA, and Oakland
Killian Venman - percussionist David Andreana - guitarist, composer Will Chang - multitalented, on guitar this time Henry Freedland - songwriter of the band Absent City Amy Klein - it me The True Jacqueline - loud music for introverts
Donate on DAY 1 of the Fest to Support:
Arts Leaders of Color Emergency Fund - distributing $200 grants to BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) artists who are financially impacted by COVID-19
City Kids - providing innovative youth development programs to help young people channel personal growth and artistic expression into substantial social change
Black Trans Protesters Emergency Fund - providing medical care and bail to Black trans protestors
Southern Poverty Law Center - monitoring and exposing hate groups throughout the U.S, teaching tolerance, and seeking justice for victims of bigotry and discrimination
Use @AbnormalFest on Venmo and AbnormalFest@gmail on Paypal to donate. All DAY 1 donations will go to the organizations listed above.
DAY 2 - Sunday, June 28 6 PM Literary Festival & Music Fest Day 2 live from NYC and Dublin, Ireland!
Jasmine Dreame Wagner - poet; author of Rings and six chapbooks Grace Wilentz - poet; her new chapbook "Holding Distance" is out now Natalya Sukhonos - poet; author of Parachute with her second book forthcoming in September Amy Klein - poet and writer; perpetually working on a book Ian Singleton - fiction writer and translator
Slalomville - songs and sounds by Justin Gonzalez Attia Taylor - experimental psych pop Chromoplast - mysterious musical duo from Queens Hailey Wojcik - psychologically attuned songwriter Simona Bonzoné - intergalactic beats
Donate on DAY 2 of the Fest to Support:
Black Lives Matter - movement fighting for freedom, liberation, and justice for Black people
NAACP Legal Defense Fund - America's foremost legal defense organization supporting racial justice through advocacy, litigation, and education
The Okra Project - bringing free healthy, home-cooked meals to Black trans people facing food insecurity
Poor People's Campaign - poor and impacted people coming together to combat systemic racism, poverty, ecological devastation, and militarism and the war economy
Use @AbnormalFest on Venmo and AbnormalFest@gmail on Paypal to donate. All DAY 2 donations will go to the organizations listed above.