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film: There But For Fortune

Today at 5pm Kevin will observe Jerry Day tomorrow in McLaren Park, and we'll hear some Broadside Ballads that may inspire the Festival of Protest Music later this month at Cedar & Bonita in Berkeley.

flickr user David Shankbone: http://bit.ly/1K6yKq2

San Francisco musician Scot Sier believes that protest music is a powerful source of inspiration for movements like Occupy And Black Lives Matter. And he's compiled more than 700 new songs  - from hip hop to R&B, and reggae to dub step – to share.