This is a public
service announcement, with guitars, natch…
By Blurt Staff
Anti-Flag are headlining DEMAND IN DC on Inauguration Day,
January 20th at The Black Cat (1811 14th St. NW; www.blackcatdc.com). Demand in DC: Applauding the Empowerment of People Thru Art, Film, and
Music will take place at 7:30 pm. Tickets: are available HERE.
In response to the
historic and dramatic election of Barack Obama, Anti-Flag continue their plight
to encourage young people, musicians and artists to be committed activists in
their communities. This show of art and music is meant as an act of empowerment
in an exciting and critical time in our country.
Supporting bands are Darkest Hour, United Nations, The
A.K.A.s, and Ruiner. Artists that have contributed to the event will include
HorseBites, Charles Stanley Doll IV, Mike Ski, Mitch Clem, Erik Davidson, David
S. Holloway, Kencredible and Ben Lande. Local sponsor, Shirts for a Cure will
auction off four Quilts for a Cure made from over 200 band shirts created to
benefit cancer research since Shirts for a Cure’s inception.
Meanwhile, Anti-Flag is working on a new album (keep tabs at
www.anti-flag.com) for a 2009 release,
most likely to coincide with the Warped Tour this summer. And frontman Justin Sane continues to be a
wildly popular blogger for BLURT; you can view his blog HERE.