Wednesday, August 18, 2004

RNC NYC Fundraising Concert and Trip (August 18th General Communiqué)


As many of you may have already heard, we're going to
New York to protest the Republican National Convention
on August 29th.

To raise funds to get buses and people down there,
Artists Against War is putting on concerts in Toronto
on the 18th and 19th of August and in Montreal on
August 25th (with a third concert in New York itself.

The Montreal concert takes place at The Green Room
(5386 St-Laurent, corner St-Viateur, officially known
as the Mile-End Cultural Centre) with 12 acts on two
stages and costs $10 for the whole night.

The show features Randboro, Chariot of Shame, Danny
Michel, Dwayne Morgan, Rita BiGheat, Demon's Claws,
Wood (Ivan Freud, Dave Lines of Motherfunkers and
Dylan Maxwell of the Green Party), Gods of Taste, the
Dead Dolls Dancers, David Fennario and more to come.

We're still looking for people to help out with
postering, etc.

Please contact Gary St-Laurent at for
more details. Also, you can check out

All funds raised will go to renting buses to bring
people down.

For those interested in the trip itself, the first
meeting of the NYC Organizing Committee will be held
at 6pm on THURSDAY (Aug 19th) at the Casa del Popolo
(St. Laurent). We need help with:

(1) postering and publicity
(2) co-ordination with NYC
(3) filling the bus
(4) getting the bus
(5) finances

etc. Please come and help out!

Please contact Matt Jones at
for more details.

Hope to see as many of you at the concert and in NYC
as possible,

Jason C. McLean
Chaos Organizer - The infringement Festival (Montréal)

[please post widely]


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