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Fugazi concert flier, Sylvan Theater, Washington, D.C. - August 7, 1993

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Summary:An advertising flier promoting a concert by the Washington, D.C. punk band, Fugazi. The concert -- titled "Martin Luther King, Jr. Concert For Justice" -- occurred on August 7, 1993 at the Sylvan Theater in Washington, D.C., adjacent to the Washington Monument. Other bands on the bill were Pleasure (a go-go band from Washington, D.C.) and Izalco (a band that played Salvadoran folk music). The concert, which drew thousands of people, was described as a "rally to recall and reignite Dr. King's radical message amidst our present crisis of violence, greed and inequality" and was arranged and promoted by Positive Force DC, an activist group rooted in Washington, D.C.'s punk community.
Creator:Positive Force DC
Contributor:Fugazi (Musical group)
National Sylvan Theatre (Organization : Washington, D.C.)
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968.
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:District of Columbia
Place of origin – Settlement:Washington
Temporal subject: 1991-2000
Topical subjects: Fugazi (Musical group)
Positive Force DC
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968.
National Sylvan Theatre (Organization : Washington, D.C.)
ArchivesUM location:John Davis collection on punk
  • series 3: Fliers
Repository:Special Collections in Performing Arts
Browse terms:Performing Arts, Music
Copyright holder:Positive Force DC
Collection:Digital Collections
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