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Benefit Concert for UULM with Emma's Revolution

Jul 11, 2012 04:02PM ● By Anonymous

Join the Unitarian Universalist Legislative Ministry of Maryland for “Say Yes! to Marriage Equality & The DREAM Act.".

Taking place on Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 8pm at Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis (UUCA), 333 Dubois Road, Annapolis, MD 21401, tickets are $25 general admission / $18 students or low-income, with a $50 sponsorship option that includes pre-concert reception & preferred seating at the show. The concert is handicap accessible and suitable for all ages. Advance tickets and information available at UUCA, 410-266-8044 x111 or info@uulmmd.org and online at emmasrevolution.com/live.

Passed by Maryland’s General Assembly, The Civil Marriage Protection Act and The DREAM Act will be voted on by public referendum on the November 6th, 2012 ballot. The Unitarian Universalist Legislative Ministry of Maryland (UULM-MD) is a statewide advocacy network that is comprised of individual UUs. It works to educate, mobilize and coordinate the advocacy of UUs on specific issues before the Maryland General Assembly. Partnered with like-minded coalitions, UULM-MD provides a voice for UU principles and traditions in the discussions of state and federal human rights issues.

UULM-MD's current priorities are to support the implementation of The Civil Marriage Protection Act in coalition with the Marylanders for Marriage Equality and to support the implementation of the DREAM Act in coalition with Educating Maryland Kids. Both laws will be submitted to referendum on the Maryland General Election ballot on November 6, 2012.

With “Revolutions Per Minute”, emma's revolution creates an electrifying soundscape of their characteristically "rousing and soulful" songs of social conscience, in settings from intimate acoustic to full-on funk. View the RPM press release at emmasrevolution.com/promo/press/.

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”.

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.