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Saturday, August 8, 2009

FRIDAY 8/14 :: Rock For Refugee Relief

FRIDAY, AUGUST 14th at 6:30pm
@ Biko Transformation Center
1474 Bushwick Ave, Brooklyn NY

A benefit to raise money for refugee relief in the Swat region of Pakistan who have been displaced by fighting between the Taliban and Pakistani army on Pakistan's Independence Day.

Featuring:
:The Kominas (taqwacore band from Boston)
::Sarmust (taqwacore band from DC)
:::Amul9 (afropunk band from DC)
::::PropAnon (Palestinian MC from NYC)
:::::Lyrical (MC from Cambridge, MA)
::::::TOM BLACKLUNG & the SMOKESTACKS
:::::::Knifey Spoonie (from Bloomington, Indiana)

We're also pre-screening selects from a documentary about the taqwacore (kind of muslim punk) movement. It is BYOB and there are likely to be samosas. $8 Screening is at 7 and bands are at 7:30 and onward.

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