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Thursday, March 9, 2017
Peace Or Protest? Folk Music Faces A Divided America
KANSAS CITY, KS, (HAVIGHURST) -- Folk Alliance International chose the theme for its 29th conference - Forbidden Folk: Activism In Art - a year and a half ago, when Donald Trump was given zero chance of winning the Republican nomination, let alone the presidency. His victory was a seismic event for the country, and artists across all genres are asking themselves how to respond.