Legions of guitarists, string players, troubadours, and DIY-shaker makers will converge on Bryant Park May 1, 2012 for Occupy Guitarmy,
as part of the Occupy Wall Street May Day initiatives for social and
economic justice. And you're all invited. Just show up at the Gertrude
Stein statue at 12 Noon on that date and get ready to jam all the way
down to Union Square.
Here's their press release in full:Occupy Guitarmy Rocks May Day 2013 for Immigrant Worker Justice First Anniversary of the Popular Ensemble that "Turns the Revolution up to 11" This Wednesday, May 1st, the Occupy Guitarmy will gath...
New York saw what was probably the city’s first ever “guitarmy” this May Day, a march by hundreds of OWS-affiliated musicians led by former Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello from Midtown’s Bryant Park to Union Square, w...
A City Councilmember who was roughed up and wrongfully arrested when police cleared the Occupy Wall Street camp in 2011 has been awarded a $30K settlement. [ more › ]
Occupy Wall Street held a "General Strike" to commemorate May Day in New York City. Led by Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello, the "Guitarmy" of a few thousand people noisily marched 28 blocks down Fifth Avenue toward ...