Saturday, September 27, 2008

OCTOBER 2008 - Anne Feeney’s Fellow Travelers’ Advisory - VOLUME FOUR, #7

Jan Hammarlund and I at the European Social Forum

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WASHINGTON, DC - October 10
NEW YORK CITY - October 11
SPRINGFIELD, IL - October 12
MEMPHIS, TN - October 17 & 18
PITTSBURGH, PA - October 24
SCHENECTADY, NY - October 25
WORCESTER, MA - November 5
BOSTON, MA - November 6
*ESSEX, MA* - November 8
*CAMBRIDGE, MA* - November 9
*WASHINGTON, DC* - November 15
*NORFOLK, VA* - November 16
ATLANTA, GA - November 20
FORT BENNING, GA - November 21-23
and then.... TEXAS!!

*these shows are with the fabulous CHARLIE KING!! - I am so honored, thrilled and happy to
get a chance to tour with this great songwriter, performer and



I've got to run for the airport to get the flight from Copenhagen to
Ireland, so this will have to be short. If you'd like to see this
with photos, it will be up on my blog soon at

The month started off great at the Kerrville Wine and Music Festival,
where GREEN MOUNTAIN GRASS headlined this year. My daughter Amy's
significant other... Jesse Dalton... plays bass in the band. They
turned in a terrific set, and it was a joy to see them on the main
stage. Dalis Allen, director of the festival, invited me on stage to
say a few words about the meaning of Labor Day. I was delighted, and

We celebrated Amy's 27th birthday at the festival, and my son Dan and
his wife, Monique, were on hand to help with the celebrations.

Amy's 27th birthday party sushi boat!

After that, my friend Karen Newman came along with me for a great
whirlwind tour of the beautiful Oregon coast. Got in visits with
lots of wonderful friends and had a great time... then on the the
Portland. It was a fantastic experience. As soon as I have a few
minutes, I'll put live links on my blog to some of the amazing folks
who spoke there - ANN WRIGHT, KATHY KELLY, FELICE and JACK
RASOULI and more more more ... It was a tremendously moving
experience and I learned so much there.

From Portland, on to Malmo, Sweden for the EUROPEAN SOCIAL FORUM.
Thousands of activists from all over Europe converged on this
gorgeous town in southern Sweden... activists from the labor,
environmental, peace and feminist movements talking about food
security, an end to the war, declining labor standards, poverty,
patriarchy... it was a BLAST.

Then the most wonderful tour of Denmark. More later, but I am so
grateful to Gerd Berlev and Jan Lars Nielsen for their hospitality
and help here in Denmark.



I could REALLY use a fill in date for FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7th... if you
are anywhere in MA or CT or RI and would consider hosting a house
concert... or know of an event that I could plug into for that
evening... it would be terrific! Please drop me a line -

(If the budget permits, CHARLIE KING could join me for this show!)

Also, Charlie and I will be touring together down to the School of
the Americas Watch Vigil and we're looking for a gig somewhere
between Norfolk, VA and Atlanta, GA on November 17th.

If you could host me and Charlie for a show, that would be great!!
Drop me or Charlie a line at or


Casey Horne. Oct 5 - Dan Berlin, Oct 6 - Jennifer Erin McCahill,
Oct 6 - Maureen Metcalfe, Oct 6 - Jan Boyd, Oct 9 - Bill Feeney, Oct
16 - Jill Merrill, Oct 16 - Steve Merrill, Oct 20, Carolyn Weldon,
Oct 28 !!!!


I'll have more news on my blog soon at

but, I've got to leave for the airport now!



September 30-October 9th
Tour Ireland with me! This is Enchanted Way Tour of Ireland - #3 -
I've got three more wonderful tours of Ireland coming up in 2009...
drop me a line at anne(@) to get more information. We
have soooooo much fun on these tours... the scenery, the music, the
history, the poetry, the politics!! YES!!! Come along in 2009.

Friday, October 10th, 2008 8:00 PM
Anne Feeney, George Mann, Julius Margolin, The DC Labor Chorus, Chris
Chandler, and Anne Hills. A concert to celebrate the release of
"Farewell to the Thief!"
Communications Workers of America Headquarters
501 3rd Street NW, Ground Floor conference center
Washington, DC 20001
Price: $12
no one turned away for lack of funds! A great show, the first of
several CD release parties/concerts featuring artists from the "Hail
to the Thief!" CD series. For more info:

Saturday, October 11th, 2008 8:00 PM
"Farewell to the Thief!" A benefit concert for the Julius Margolin
Scholarship Fund
Local 802, American Federation of Musicians
322 W. 48th Street (between 8th and 9th Avenues
New York, NY
Price: $10/12
no one turned away for lack of funds.
Anne Feeney, George and Julius on the bill...for more info, contact

Sunday, October 12th, 2008 5:00 PM
23rd Annual Mother Jones Dinner: FDR Meets Anne Feeney
University of Illinois at Springfield Public Affairs Center -- Ground
Floor Sangamon Auditorium Lobby (New location)
Springfield, IL

5:00 p.m. Social Hour 6:00 p.m. Dinner 7:00 p.m. Program

Dinner tickets for this year's event are $25.00 each. Reserved tables
for groups of eight are available upon request, arranged the evening
of the program on first-come-first-serve basis. Tickets will be
mailed upon receipt of payment -- so please reply promptly.
Attendance for the program which begins following the meal is free,
and seating will be available at 7:00 p.m.

historical dramatist R.J. Lindsey. Through extensive research, a
meticulous attention to detail and the use of only documented
speeches, letters and anecdotes, a vivid living portrait emerges.
Extensive experience as a teacher, researcher and actor have
contributed to the success of his living history programs which have
been seen from Jerusalem to London to the Democratic National
Convention. Lindsey draws upon a rich family history as a descendant
of ancestors who served in the Virginia militia during the Revolution
in 1776, settled the Great Plaines by covered wagon and joined the
Kansas Volunteers during the Civil War. As an educator, Lindsey
taught speech and theater for twelve years. As a theatrical
professional he has appeared on stage and television. His credits
include: She Stood Alone, Fatal Judgment, Will. He is a member of
Actor's Equity, the Screen Actor's Guild, and the American Federation
of Television and Radio Artists. R.J.'s website:

Please return reservations and checks payable to:

Mother Jones Foundation
P.O. Box 20412
Springfield, Illinois 62708-0412

For more information call:

Jack Dyer at 217-787-3043 Terry Reed at 217-789-6495

Friday, October 17th, 2008 12:00 PM
Gandhi-King Conference
Christian Brothers University
650 East Parkway
Memphis,, TN 38104
Price: $30-70 sliding

Saturday, October 18th, 2008 8:00 PM
Gandhi-King Conference: Continuing the Dream...Constructing the World
Christian Brothers University
650 East Parkway
Memphis,, TN 38104
Price: $30-70 sliding
Friday, October 24th, 2008 8:00 PM
Celebration of the Life of Utah Phillips: With Anne Feeney, Doug
Wilkin, Sue Powers, Jack Erdie, Sue Gartland, Robert Wagner, Bruce
Hoffman, David King
First Unitarian Church
605 Morewood Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Price: $10/20 suggested
Gary Doebler is the contact...esterhazy22(@)

Join us as we celebrate the Golden Voice of the Great Southwest --
Utah Phillips. Read more about him at his website above, and bring a
generous donation for the charity of Utah's choice - Hospitality
House of Grass Valley, CA.

Saturday, October 25th, 2008 8:00 PM
The Eighth Step Presents: Election Day Special with Anne Feeney, Jay
Mankita, Peter Siegel, Addie and Olin, Terri Roben
GE Theatre, Proctors
432 State Street
Schenectady, NY 12305
(518) 434-1703

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008 2:00 PM
Worcester State University
email me - if you want to come

Thursday, November 6th, 2008 8:00 PM
Association for Humanist Sociology
hootenanny with Jim Infantino!
Boston, MA
email me - if you want to come

Friday, November 7th, 2008 7:00 PM
Anne Feeney in Concert
Lee's House Concerts - CANCELLED!
Sharon, MA
Please keep Lee and his family in your thoughts .. His son is
undergoing surgery.

PLEASE PLEASE email me if you can do a house concert on this night -

Saturday, November 8th, 2008 8:00 PM
Anne Feeney and Charlie King in Concert at the One World Coffeehouse
First Universalist Church
59 Main Street
Essex, MA 01929
Price: $15 suggested

Sunday, November 9th, 2008 10:00 AM
Charlie King and Anne Feeney
First Universalist Church Sunday Service
59 Main Street
Essex, MA 01929
Price: free, all welcome

Sunday, November 9th, 2008 4:30 PM
Anne Feeney and Charlie King - EARLY SHOW!!
Passim Folk Music & Cultural Center
47 Palmer Street - Harvard Square
Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 492-7679
Price: $15
Main: 617.492.5300

I am so looking forward to sharing the stage at this venerable venue
with my friend and mentor Charlie King! Please come, and stay for

Saturday, November 15th, 2008 8:00 PM
Anne Feeney and Charlie King in Concert
Westminster Church
400 I Street SW
Washington, DC 20024
Price: $15 suggested
sponsored by DC Labor for Peace and Justice - Bruce Wolf is the
contact ... haunteddog(@)

Sunday, November 16th, 2008 7:00 PM
Charlie King and Anne Feeney in Concert
40th St. Stage
809 W. 40th St
Norfolk, VA 23508
Price: donations
contact willbaggs2002(@) for more information

Thursday, November 20th, 2008 8:00 PM
Concert for SOA Watch with an All-Star Cast (from the left side of
the galaxy!)
Eyedrum Gallery
290 MLK Drive, SE
Atlanta, GA 30312
Price: donations

Friday, November 21s- Sunday, November 23rd
School of the Americas Watch Vigil
Fort Benning
Columbus, GA

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