ST. PETERSBURG - Come hear activist musicians, emma’s revolution in concert Saturday, Dec. 1, 6:30 p.m., at Craftsman House Gallery, 2955 Central Ave., St. Petersburg.
Tickets are $18 in advance and $23 week prior to the show. Purchase advance tickets by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 727-323-ARTS (2787).
This concert is suitable for all ages and handicap accessible.
emma’s revolution’s latest recording, “Revolutions Per Minute” creates an electrifying soundscape of their characteristically "rousing and soulful" songs of social conscience, in settings from intimate acoustic to full-on funk.
Smart, funny, informative - like Rachel Maddow and Jon Stewart with guitars. emma’s revolution is the, award-winning, activist musicians Pat Humphries and Sandy O. With hauntingly beautiful harmonies and powerful acoustic instrumentals that deliver the energy and strength of their convictions, emma's revolution creates new standards in the art and culture of social justice.
The Washington DC based duo's songs have been sung for the Dalai Lama, praised by Pete Seeger and recorded by Holly Near. “Peace, Salaam, Shalom” is sung around the world and has been called the anthem of the anti-war movement. “If I Give Your Name” won Grand Prize in the John Lennon Songwriting Contest and the band's music has been featured on NPR's “All Things Considered”, Pacifica's “Democracy Now!” and “The Thom Hartman Show”.
Out of the hundreds of bands, acts and performers nominated in more than 80 categories across twenty genres from a capella to world music, emma’s revolution was the winner of the Washington Area Music Associations’ 2012 Fan Favorite WAMMIE!! The Washington Area Music Awards recognize significant career achievements by area musicians.
Touring over 200 days a year, emma’s revolution has performed at thousands of events around the world using the power of music to promote peace and justice, immigrants' and human rights, the rights of women and the LGBT community, labor, and environmental sustainability. With hauntingly beautiful harmonies and powerful acoustic instrumentals that deliver the energy and strength of their convictions, emma's revolution writes songs that become traditions. emma’s revolution consistently delivers performances that are an uprising of hope and harmony so powerful audiences leap to their feet.