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I've stopped updating this page. I am still gigging, albeit not as often. If you'd like me to play at your rally, protest or picket, give me a call at 415-812-6203.

12/30/08 Protest re Gaza Bombing
Israeli Consulate, 456 Montgomery, San Francisco, 5:00 pm

11/25/08 Musicians for Peace
The Red Vic Cafe, 1665 Haight, San Francisco, 7:30 pm

5/9/08 Support Rally for Freightliner 5
1480 Folsom, San Francisco, 4:00 pm

5/1/08 May Day Immigrants Rights Rally
Dolores Park, San Francisco, 2:30 pm

5/1/08 May Day West Coast Ports Shutdown Rally
Justin Herman Plaza, San Francisco, 12:00 noon

4/5/08 Human Rights Torch Rally
Union Square, San Francisco, 11:00 am

3/20/08 Peace and the Arts
The Commonwealth Club, 595 Market Street, 7:30 pm

3/18/08 SFIE Teachers Picket
San Francisco Institute of English, 34th Ave & Balboa, 5:30 pm

10/11/07 Nurses Picket Line
California Pacific Medical Center, 3698 California, 5:00 pm

8/31/07 Summer of Love Pre-Party
The Beat Museum, 350 Broadway, 7:00 pm

8/17/07 Move-On's "Bring The Troops Home" Rally
Stage host and performer
Union Square, San Francisco 6:30 pm

6/29/07 Monterey Summer of Love Festival
Stage host and performer
Monterey County Fairgrounds, 6:00 pm

6/28/07 Monterey Summer of Love Festival
Stage host and performer
Monterey County Fairgrounds, 6:30 pm

    Hiatus for recording.

4/20/07 Protest Against Radio Hate Speech
ClearChannel Radio, 340 Townsend, 4:00 pm

4/13/07 Outsourced Monster Cable Workers, Press Conference
Chinese Progressive Alliance, 1042 Grant, 2:00 pm

3/31/07 Democracy School
Internation Forum on Globalization, SF Presidio, 4:00 pm

2/28/07 Monster Cable Workers Support Rally
Radio Shack, 300 Pine, 12:30 pm

    Hiatus for recording.

11/24/06 Stationary Engineers Picket
Macys, Union Square, 6:00 pm

11/18/06 LaborTech 2006
Lee Hou Restaurant, 332 Clement, 8:00 pm

11/15/06 Protest of Jailed Korean Union Leaders
South Korean Consulate, Clay and Laurel, 12:00 noon

11/11/06 San Francisco Green Festival
San Francisco Concourse, 8th and Brannan 4:00 pm

    Hiatus for recording.

4/14/06 Barry Hermanson for Cal. Assembly fundraiser
(12th District, Green Party candidate)
2467 28th Ave @ Taraval, San Francisco 6:00 pm

3/18/06 Music for America press conference
Club Eternal, 418 E 6th, Austin Texas 11:30 am

3/18/06 Protest of US Occupation of Iraq
Federal Building, 9th & Trinity, Austin Texas 11:30 am

   Hiatus for recording.

12/1/05 Rally In Honor of Rosa Parks
Portview Park, Oakland, 10:00 am

11/9/05 SEIU UHW Hospital Workers Rally
California Pacific Medical Center, Castro and Dubois, San Francisco, 5:00 pm

11/8/05 "Get out the Vote" street beat
Mission and Van Ness, San Francisco, 4:30 pm

11/5/05 San Francisco Green Festival
San Francisco Concourse, 8th and Brannan 3:00 pm

11/1/05 SEIU UHW Hospital Workers Picket
California Pacific Medical Center, 3698 California, San Francisco, 7:00 pm

10/28/05 SEIU UHW Hospital Workers Rally
California Pacific Medical Center Pacific Campus, Webster & Clay, San Francisco, 5:00 pm
(Featured speaker Howard Dean)

10/25/05 SEIU UHW Hospital Workers Rally
California Pacific Medical Center, 3698 California, San Francisco, 5:00 pm

10/13/05 SEIU UHW Hospital workers picket line
California Pacific Medical Center, 3698 California, San Francisco, 6:00 pm

9/29/05 SEIU UHW Hospital workers picket line
California Pacific Medical Center, 3698 California, San Francisco, 8:00 pm

9/22/05 SEIU UHW Hospital workers picket line
California Pacific Medical Center, 3698 California, San Francisco, 2:00 pm

8/26/05 AK Press book release party for Stephen Dunnifer
AK Press, 674-A 23rd Street, Oakland CA 7:30 pm

7/31/05 LaborFest Closing Party
New College, 777 Valencia, San Francisco 7 pm

7/14/05 Bastille Day Celebration
La Peña, 3105 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley 7 pm

6/19/05 SF Free Folk Festival
Roosevelt Middle School,460 Arguello, San Francisco 5 pm

5/26/05 CAFTA Protest
Federal Building, 450 Golden Gate, San Francisco noon

5/22/05 10,000 Kites -- Palestinian-Israeli Peace Action
Marina Green, San Francisco 1-4 pm

5/20/05 Labor on Job, Comcast Channel 29
San Francisco 11:30 pm

5/20/05 10,000 Kites -- Palestinian-Israeli Peace Action
Memorial Park, San Anselmo, CA 6 pm

5/1/05 MWM May Day Rally
Harry Bridges Plaza, San Francisco 12 noon

4/28/05 Injured Workers Support Rally
State Capital, Sacramento, CA 11 am

4/27/05 MoveOn Rally to Stop Right-Wing Judicial Takeover
Federal Courthouse, 95 7th St., San Francisco 5 pm

4/18/05 Kick-off party: Workers Who Re-built San Francisco, 100-year Commemorative
Pier 1, San Francisco 6 pm

4/2/05 Jewish-Palestinian Living Room Dialog Group + "Crossing the Lines" film
Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 1165 Seville, Pacifica 3 pm

3/19/05 Protest at Two-Year Anniversary of Iraq War
Federal Building, 8th and San Jacinto, Austin, Texas 1 pm

3/18/05 SxSW Podcast Interview and Performance
Convention Center, Austin, Texas 5:30 pm

2/8/05 Screening of "Eyes on the Prize"
667 Shotwell, San Francisco 7 pm

1/15/05 Western Workers Labor Heritage Festival
IBEW 332 Hall, 2125 Canoas Garden Ave, San Jose 8 pm

1/6/05 Rally for the Republic
Upper Senate Park, Washington, D.C. 11 am

1/4/05 Rally for the Republic
Herbst Theater, 401 Van Ness, San Francisco 7 pm

12/19/04 Musicians for Peace, Holiday Groove
StudioZ, 314 11 St. (@ Folsom), San Francisco 6 pm

12/3/04 Hospital Workers Picket Line
California Pacific Medical Center, 3698 California, San Francisco 4:30 pm

12/1/04 Hospital Workers Picket Line
California Pacific Medical Center, 3698 California, San Francisco 4:00 pm
(CP claims they are a non-profit hospital. They responded to a one-day strike with a five-day lock-out.)

11/20/04 Rally for Locked-Out Hotel Workers
Union Square, San Francisco 11:00 am

10/17/04 The Million Worker March
Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C. 12 Noon

10/16/04 Reception for Foreign Guests of MWM
University of District of Columbia, Washington, D.C. 8 pm

10/3/04 Hotel Workers' Picket Line
Holiday Inn, Fishermans Wharf, San Francisco 4:30 pm

9/12/04 Fundraiser for the Million Worker March
Sweet Jimmy's, 1731 San Pablo Ave., Oakland 7:30 pm

8/26/04 Benefit for Jake McGoldrick for Supervisor
Blue Danube Cafe, 306 Clement St., San Francisco 7:30 pm

7/30/04 Singing Out at the Redstone
Redstone Building, 2948 16th St, San Francisco 8 pm

7/30/04 Dialogue Magazine Forum
Center for Political Education, 522 Valencia, San Francisco 7 pm

7/20/04 Words, Music, War and Labor (LaborFest)
766 Valencia St, San Francisco 7 pm

7/19/04 120th Anniversary of Pullman's Strike
With showing of film "Ten Thousand Black Men Named George"
New College, 777 Valencia St, San Francisco 7 pm

6/13/04 Alameda Democratic Club Fundraiser
Harbor Bay Community Center, 3195 Mecartney, Alameda, CA 1 pm

6/12/04 Million Worker March planning meeting
UE Hall, 37 So. Ashland, Chicago, IL 1 pm

5/27/04 Anti-CAFTA Rally
Federal Building, 450 McAllister, San Francisco 12 noon

5/22/04 Celebration for Vindication of Oakland 25 and Fundraiser for the Million Worker March
ILWU Local 10, 400 North Point, San Francisco 8 pm

5/15/04 Zeltzer for Supervisor Fundraiser
Bernal Heights Community Center, San Francisco 1 pm

5/1/04 LaborFest May Day Benefit
New College, 777 Valencia @ 19th St., San Francisco 6 pm

4/3/04 LaborTech2004 Opening Party

Jordan Hall, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 7 pm

3/20/04 End Colonial Occupation rally and march
Dolores Park (March to Civic Center), San Francisco 11 am

3/19/04 Defend the Oakland 25 Anti-War Protesters
Superior Court, 661 Washington St. (@7th), Oakland 12 noon

2/6/04 Defend the Oakland 25 Anti-War Protesters
Superior Court, 661 Washington St. (@7th), Oakland 12 noon

2/5/04 Benefit for LA Grocery Workers

New College, 777 Valencia Street, San Francisco 7:30 pm

1/19/04 Martin Luther King Day Celebration
National Civil Rights Museum, Memphis TN
12 noon, 1:30 pm and 3:00 pm

11/30/03 Gonzalez for Mayor Canvasing Rally
Campaign Headquarters, 1751 Mission St., San Francisco 10 am

11/25/03 Gonzalez for Mayor Dinner Buffet
Campaign Headquarters, 1751 Mission St., San Francisco 6 pm

11/23/03 Conference on Privatization
Hall of Flowers, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco 9 am

11/6/03 Protest against Government Oppression of Arab Activists/Rally in Support of Amer Jubran
Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, 550 Kearny, San Francisco 12 noon

11/1/03 San Francisco Liberation Radio benefit
Odeon Bar, 3223 Mission St., San Francisco 9 pm

10/7/03 NO on Gubernatorial Recall
Battery-powered amp at California & Locust, afternoon

9/28/03 Iraq Occupation Protest, A.N.S.W.E.R.
Dolores Park (to Civic Center), San Francisco 12 noon
Attended by 5000. In Europe, hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets.

9/22/03 FTAA Forum on Upcoming Ministerial, Open World Conference/SF Labor Council
Plumbers Hall, Market St. @ Franklin, San Francisco 6 pm

9/9/03 WTO Protest, Direct Action to Stop War
Point Richmond, W. Cutting Blvd. and S. Garrard Blvd. (to Chevron Oil Refinery) 5 pm
Attended by 150 protesters and 200+ police. The powers-that-be take the protection of Chevron's rights to profit very seriously.

7
/16/03 Resisting the Walls of Apartheid, Middle East Radio Project
Fellowship of Humanity, 390 27th St @ Broadway, Oakland 7 pm

7/14/03 Bastille Day Celebration, LaborFest
Mission Cultural Center, 2868 Mission St., San Francisco 7 pm

7/8/03 San Francisco Liberation Radio vs. FCC press conference
San Francisco City Hall, San Francisco 5:30 pm

5/15/03 Support Rally for Israeli Refuseniks
Israeli Consulate, 456 Montgomery, San Francisco 12 noon

5/12/03 Protest Against Police Brutality at the Docks
SSA Terminals, Port of Oakland 5 pm

5/1/03 May Day Celebration
ILWU Local 6, 255 9th Street, San Francisco 7 pm


4/26/03 FCC Hearings on Media Consolidation

East steps, City Hall, San Francisco 12 noon


4/17/03 Earth Day
Central Green at Campus Center, San Francisco State University 12 noon

4/12/03 International Day of Protests against US-Iraq War
San Francisco Civic Center, 12 noon

4/5/03 ACCESS: Broadband and The Digital Future, conference

Jordan Hall, Main Quad, Stanford University 12:30 pm


3/23/03 Oscars Night anti-war street protests
Downtown Los Angeles, afternoon/early evening

3/21/03 ActionLA Cultural Cafe
Arts in Action, 1919 W. 7th St., 4th Fl., Los Angeles, 8 pm

3/15/03 International Day of Protests against US-Iraq War
San Francisco Civic Center, 11 am
Maybe Bush's indifference to the widespread opposition has something to do with the fact that he wasn't elected in the first place.

2/15/03 Artists Against War feeder march, United for Peace and Justice
Columbus Circle, New York City, 10 am
The authorities hindered the day's events at every step. From denying permits for porta-toilets to blocking off all but one of the access streets.

2/14/03 Party for Peace, Green Party
St. Mary's Church, 514 W. 126th St., New York City, 9:30 pm

2
/1/03 Turkish Community Center, LabourNet
Alexanderstrasse 23, Nuremberg, 7 pm

1/29/03 Fachschaftsinitiative
WiSo Nuernberg, University of Nuremberg, 7 pm


1/18/03 Peace Rally, International ANSWER
Market Street @ Embarcadero, San Francisco, 11 am
.
Now they're saying that we intend to bring democracy to Iraq ... like we brought democracy to Afghanistan?
Looking from the Embarcadero stage, there were people down Market Street as far as the eye could see.


12/7/02 First National Labor Conference on Taft-Hartley and Union-Busting, evening rally

ILWU Local 10, 400 North Point, San Francisco, 7 pm
Taft-Hartley--the union-busting 'slave labor' law which has been in effect for over 50 years.

11/16/02 National Conference on Civil Liberties, Democratic Rights, and the Case of Mumia Abu-Jamal
Dwinelle Hall, University of California at Berkeley, 7:30 pm

11/9/02 Green Festival
635 8th Street, San Francisco, 8 pm

11/3/02 Yes for Public Power, press conference
San Francisco City Hall, East Entrance, 10 am
How badly and how blatantly does PG&E have to rip us off before we kick them out? Is there no limit when they can outspend us 50 to 1 on the elections?

10/8/02 California FTAA Hearings, Mexico Solidarity Network
First Unitarian Church, 685 14th Street, Oakland, 6 pm

10/7/02 California FTAA Hearings, Mexico Solidarity Network
Louden Nelson Community Center, 301 Center Street, Santa Cruz, 7 pm

10/5/02 California FTAA Hearings, Mexico Solidarity Network
SEIU Hall, 37 Hunter Square Plaza, Stockton, CA, 7 pm

10/2/02 California FTAA Hearings, Mexico Solidarity Network
SEIU Hall, 2960 North 1st Street, San Jose, CA, 7 pm

10/2/02 KPFK, Morning Show
90.7 FM, Los Angeles, 7:30 am

10/1/02 California FTAA Hearings, Mexico Solidarity Network
First Unitarian Church, 2936 West 8th Street, Los Angeles, CA, 7 pm
On tour with two courageous Latin American women who have risked their lives to organize.

10/1/02 Assi Market Unionization Picket
Entrance at 8th Street, Korea Town, Los Angeles, CA, 2 pm

9/22/02 San Francisco Liberation Radio, Labor Line
93.7 FM, San Francisco, 4 pm

8/12/02 ILWU Support Rally
Federal Building, 1301 Clay St., Oakland, 5 pm

8/10/02 San Francisco Liberation Radio, Labor Line
93.7 FM, San Francisco Liberation Radio, 4 pm

7/31/02 LaborFest 2002 Closing Party
AFM Local 6, Musicians Union Hall, 116 9th St., San Francisco, 7 pm

7/24/02 ILWU Support Rally
PMA headquarters, 500 block of California St., San Francisco, 12 noon

7/14/02 Bastille Day Celebration, LaborFest
Mission Cultural Center, 2868 Mission St., San Francisco, 7 pm

7/10/02 Free the Liaoyang Five
Chinese Consulate, 1450 Laguna St., San Francisco, 12 pm


6/27/02 ILWU Rally
Portview Park, Oakland, 11 am
T
he ILWU is one of the most powerful unions in America. It they fall, others will not be far behind.

6/23/02 San Francisco Liberation Radio, Labor Line
93.7 FM, San Francisco Liberation Radio, 4 pm

6/14/02 San Francisco Liberation Radio Benefit
Cell Space, 2050 Bryant Street, San Francisco, 6 pm

6/5/02 Taco Bell Boycott meeting
St. Pious Parish, 1919 Ashland, Chicago, IL, 7 pm
Yes, there is slave labor in the U.S.

5/1/02 May Day Celebration
Mission Cultural Center, 2868 Mission St., San Francisco, 8 pm

4/28/02 Middle East Children's Alliance Benefit
The Star & Plough, 250 Clement St., San Francisco, 7 pm

2/13/02 New York Garment Workers
Garment Workers Building, 275 Seventh Avenue, 4th Fl, New York, NY, 7 pm

12/13/01 Affordable Housing Rally
Berkeley City Hall, 2180 Milvia St., Berkeley, 5 pm

12/8/01 LaborTech 2001 Closing Party
University of San Francisco, Room ____, 7 pm

11/10/01 WTO Protests
Chevron Refinery North Gate, 580 Richmond Parkway, CA, 2 pm

11/3/01 Greenpeace Solar Sound Truck, Public Power Initiative
Mission District, Bernal Heights & North Beach, afternoon/early evening

11/1/01 Tenets' Rights Rally
1942 University Avenue, Berkeley, 4 pm

8/26/01 Borderhack
Playas de Tijuana encampment at the US-Mexico border fence, 9 pm
We told the federales: "We already talked to your superiors--we don't need to bribe you."
It's a simple, but I think profound, question: Why can money, goods, and corporations move (relatively) freely across borders, while people/labor can't?


8/23/01 KSDT Radio
University of California, San Diego, 3:30 pm

7/21/01 LaborFest 2001, Maritime Boat Tour
Boarding at Pier ½, San Francisco, 10 am

7/17/01 Taxi Drivers Union
Taxi Drivers Union Hall, 3543 18th Street, San Francisco, 7:30 pm

7/17/01 Bastille Day Celebration, LaborFest 2001
Mission Cultural Center, 2868 Mission St., San Francisco, 2 pm
Performances included on the cd and website.

6/16/01 GAP Child Labor Protest
GAP store @ Haight and Masonic, San Francisco, 4 pm

6/8/01 Pacifica Radio Management Protest
KPFA, 1929 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Berkeley, 1:30 pm

6/2/01 IFG Globalization Teach-In
160 North Third Street, San Jose, California, 4 pm

5/26/01 San Francisco Liberation Radio Fundraiser
First Unitarian Church, San Francisco, 7:30 pm

5/5/01 GAP Child Labor Protest
GAP store @ Haight and Masonic, San Francisco, 1:30 pm

5/1/01 Project Censored party
La Peña, 3105 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, 7:30 pm

4/27/01 Media Democracy Conference
San Francisco State University, Ceasar Chavez Student Union, 7 pm

4/11/01 Pacifica Radio Management Protest
Corner of Sansome and Sutter, San Francisco, 11 pm

3/29/01 PG&E Protest
PG&E Corporate Headquarters, Market and Beale, San Francisco, 12 pm

3/24/01 Pacifica Radio Management Protest
KPFA, 1929 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Berkeley, 3:30 pm

3/18/01 1934 General Strike Anniversary Celebration
La Peña, 3105 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, 7 pm

2/17/01 The Organizer, Tenth Anniversary Celebration
The Freedom Archives, 522 Valencia Street, 3rd floor, San Francisco, 7 pm

1/27/01 National Conference on Organized Resistance
Washington University, Washington, D.C., 5 pm

1/20/01 Bush Inauguration Protest
Jefferson Square Park, San Francisco, 1:30 pm

12/2/00 LaborTech 2001 Closing Dinner
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, 7 pm

12/1/00 LaborTech 2001 Workshop
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, 3 pm

10/25/00 Democracy Now! Support Rally
KPFA, 1929 Martin Luther King, Jr. Way, Berkeley, 9 am

9/23/00 Anti-NAB Rally
United Nations Plaza, San Francisco, 4 pm

9/21/00 NAB Union Busting, Censorship and Labor
National Association of Letter Carriers, 214 Twelfth Street, San Francisco, 7 pm

8/2/00 Direct Action Network Fundraiser
La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, 9:30 pm

7/29/00 LaborFest 2000, Maritime Boat Tour
Pier ½, San Francisco, 9:30 am

7/14/00 Bastille Day Celebration
Mission Cultural Center, 2868 Mission St., San Francisco 7 pm

5/20/00 Bay to Breakers Marathon
Finish Line Stage, South Lake, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, 9-12 am

5/1/00 May Day Show/Labor on the Job
Cable Channel 29, San Francisco, 7:30 pm

4/30/00 Earth Day Celebration
UC Berkeley, Valley Life Building Lawn, 2:45 pm

4/21/00 Paradise Lounge, upstairs lounge
308 11th St., San Francisco, 9 pm

4/16/00 Anti-IMF Rally (broadcast on C-SPAN)
White House Ellipse, Washington, D.C., 10 am
I got to watch Ralph Nader do the last-minute edits of his speech.
The D.C. police made pre-emptive arrests of around 500 people on the streets the night before.

4/15/00 Jews for Global Justice
23rd & H Street, N.W., Washington, D.C., 8:30 pm

4/15/00 Green Party “Welcome Wagon”
Josephine Butler Building, 2437 15th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C., 4 pm

2/16/00 N.Y. Workers Committee
Musicians Hall Local 802, 322 W. 48th Street, New York City, 8 pm

2/6/00 Radio Z
95.8 FM, Nuremberg, Germany 10:30 pm

2/6/00 LabourNet
Kulturladen Nord, Wurzelbauerstraße 29/35, Nuremberg, 8 pm

2/1/00 Swiss Workers Party & Ulternativa Lista
Casa de Espana, Langstraße & Josefstraße, Zurich, 6 pm

1/30/00 Infoladen KASAMA
Klingenstrasse 23, Zurich, Switzerland, 7 pm
The front room is for events and eating, and the back room is a kitchen and banner factory. What a cool place!

1/30/00 Radio LoRa
97.5 FM, Zurich, Switzerland, 4 pm

1/29/00 World Economic Forum protests
Davos, Switzerland
Arrested at machine gun-point for finding an entrance into the VIP area to play guitar.

1/30/00 Partito Democratico Disinistra
Circolo Culturale Realta Nuova, Zurich, 2:00 pm

1/27/00 Turkish Immigrants Workers Center
Zurich, 3 pm

1/26/00 Coalition of European Unions Against Globalization
Zurich, Switzerland, 7 pm

1/25/00 Radio LoRa
97.5 FM, Zurich, Switzerland, 11 am

12/17/99 Korean Labor Oppression Protest
Korean Consulate, 3500 Clay St., San Francisco, 10 am
A Korean diplomat came out to complain that our making noise was rude and inconveniencing him. Not as inconvenient as being brutalized and jailed for organizing.

12/12/99 San Francisco Liberation Radio, Labor Line
93.7 FM, San Francisco, 3:45 pm

12/9/99 Global Exchange Benefit
Justice League, 628 Divisadero St., San Francisco, 8 pm

11/30/99--12/3/99 WTO Protests
Seattle
WOW!!!

11/28/99 War Resistors Local
Museum of History, 2700 24th Avenue East, Seattle, WA, 8 pm

11/26/99 The Parlor Room
Seattle, WA, 8 pm

11/20/99 WTO Protest
Levi Plaza, San Francisco, 12 noon


Gig poster from January 2000 tour




 
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