Concert to Benefit the March on Blair Mountain
Sunday, June 5, 2011 at 7:00 PM (EDT)
The Natural Resources Defense Council presents
Music Saves Mountains:
The March on Blair Mountain
A Tribute to West Virginia Music Legend Hazel Dickens
Proceeds to benefit The March on Blair Mountain
Featuring Grammy Award Winner and Member of the West Virginia Music Hall of Fame
Elaine Purkey, Ginny Hawker, Tracy Schwarz, David Morris, John Lilly, and Vince Herman
Legendary bluegrass singer Hazel Dickens passed away this April after a lifetime fighting for social justice in Appalachia. Her legend lives on as hundreds mobilize for the March on Blair Mountain, a five-day, fifty-mile action calling for an end to mountaintop removal, strengthened labor rights, and investment in sustainable jobs. Join us for a special night of music honoring Hazel and those who will walk in her footsteps during the March on Blair Mountain.
NRDC is a national, nonprofit organization of scientists, lawyers, and environmental specialists dedicated to protecting public health and the environment. Founded in 1970, NRDC has 1.3 million members and online activists, served from offices in New York, Washington, DC, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Beijing.
Learn more about NRDC's campaign to stop mountaintop removal at http://www.nomoremountaintopremoval.org.
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