Thursday, August 3, 2017

2 free concerts in Tompkins Square Park this weekend; David Peel tribute and a Riot Reunion

There are two free shows in Tompkins Square Park this weekend... text via the EVG inbox...

• Saturday, Aug. 5: David Peel Tribute: Commemorate and celebrate the life of musician-political activist David Peel, who died in April. There will be speakers and bands/performers including The Accelerators, Sea Monster with Jism of ISM, GLOB (Gorgeous Ladies Of Blood-wrestling) and other bands and surprise guests to appear.

Peel would have been 75 years old today.

More details here.

• Sunday, Aug. 6: 29th Annual Tompkins Square Riot Reunion: Commemorating the infamous police riot in Tompkins Square Park on the evening of Aug. 6, 1988, featuring speakers, literatire tables by community groups and music by: Iconicide with Jism of ISM, The Nihilistics, Hammerbrain, Sick Shit, Trashy and Leftover Crack.

More details here.

The shows are scheduled from 2-6 p.m. both days.

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