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Just Announced: Lampedusa – The Concerts for Refugees on October 19th

Emmylou Harris | photo by Chris Kuhl | via Wikimedia Commons

Here’s an opportunity for good music for a good cause. The Kimmel Center just announced Lampedusa: The Concerts for Refugees on October 19th. The evening will include acoustic performances by singer-songwriters like Emmylou Harris, Steve Earle, Patty Griffin, Buddy Miller and The Milk Carton Kids.

Other special guests are anticipated to be announced soon. All of the proceeds from the show will go to Jesuit Refugee Service’s Global Education Initiative, which is designed to provide educational opportunities for refugees living in camps and in urban settings worldwide. Continue reading →