Photos © 2016 by: Roman Sobus
Join us in support of the JRS Global Education Initiative!
Several of America’s most popular musical acts are coming together for a multi-stop concert tour this fall to raise awareness of the unprecedented worldwide refugee crisis. Lampedusa: Concerts for Refugees will feature Grammy Award-winning artists Emmylou Harris, Steve Earle, Buddy Miller, and The Milk Carton Kids. Special guests at select shows include Robert Plant, Joan Baez, Ron Sexsmith, Ruby Amafu, and Nancy And Beth.
The concerts will be intimate evenings of acoustic performances benefiting Jesuit Refugee Service’s Global Education Initiative. The Lampedusa tour helps displaced people heal, learn, and thrive by providing educational opportunities for refugees living in camps and urban settings in 45 countries.To learn about VIP events around the concerts, and to find out ways you can contribute to the Global Education Initiative, please email Gail Griffith, Director, Global Education Initiative or call Gail at 202-629-5943.
October 6, 2016 Boulder Theater, Boulder, Colo.
October 8, 2016 Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, Kansas City, Mo.
October 9, 2016 Rococo Theater, Lincoln, Neb.
October 11, 2016 Sheldon Concert Hall, St. Louis, Mo.
October 12, 2016 Pabst Theater, Milwaukee, Wis. (with Ruby Amanfu and Robert Plant)
October 13, 2016 Vic Theater, Chicago, Ill. (with Ruby Amanfu and Robert Plant)
October 14, 2016 Massey Hall, Toronto, Ont., Canada (with Ron Sexsmith and Robert Plant)
October 16, 2016 Berklee Perfomance Center, Boston, Mass. (with Nancy And Beth, and Robert Plant)
October 18, 2016 The Town Hall, New York City (with Nancy And Beth, Joan Baez and Robert Plant)
October 19, 2016 Merriam Theater, Philadelphia, Penns. (with Nancy And Beth, and Robert Plant)
October 21, 2016 Lisner Auditorium, Washington, D.C. (with Robert Plant)