Folk Fights Back for Boston GLASS

August 23, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Club Passim
47 Palmer St
MA 02138
Kellen Zakula

Join Melissa Ferrick, Evan Greer, Anjimile, and Mark Lipman for an evening of spectacular music to benefit Boston GLASS.

Please join us to support these incredible LGBTQ artists as they continue to lift their voices in support of our incredible community. All proceeds benefit Boston GLASS, an outstanding organization that provides lgbtq youth of color with the support they need to thrive.

About the Artists:

Melissa Ferrick is pursuing her Masters of Education at Harvard university this fall. She has released 17 albums over the last 25 years, and was named one of the 100 most influential queer people by Out Magazine in 2015.

Oompa is a nationally-renowned, Boston-born, poet, educator, and lyricist who is forever representing the queer, black, orphaned, hood kids an’ nem. Oompa is the winner of the 2017 Women of the World Poetry Slam, and a finalist at the 2017 National Poetry Slam. Her work has been featured in Huffington Post, Allston Pudding, Mass Apparel, and KillerBoomBox among others. Oompa’s debut album, Nov. 3, was named one of Dig Boston’s Top 30 Local Albums of 2016, one of Allston Pudding’s Favorite albums of 2016, and her sound has compared to that of Lauryn Hill, J.Cole, and Talib Kweli.

Evan Greer has collaborated with a wide range of influential musicians, from Pete Seeger to Talib Kweli. She is also a respected activist and journalist who writes regularly for The Guardian, Time, and HuffPost. She has also appeared on national shows such as All Things Considered and Good Morning America.

Mark Lipman performs regularly in the Boston Area, and his work has been featured in The Dig and Improper Bostonian Magazine.

Anjimile is an accomplished singer and songwriter who released his latest recording “Good Boy,” in November of last year. His work has been featured in publications including the Boston Globe and Allston pudding.