Fort Yates, North Dakota, November 5, 2016: Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt, Joel Rafael
, and Bad Dog
will perform a benefit concert
on Sunday, November 27
for the Water Protectors
on the front line and the Standing Rock
community. The concert will be held at Prairie Knights Pavilion
in Fort Yates, ND
. Turtle Island Storyteller and founder of the Standing Rock Sioux Camp at Sacred Stone Ladonna Brave Bull Allard
, and others to be announced, will speak at the concert. Tickets go on sale
to the general public on Saturday at 10 AM Central Time
The link to purchase tickets is HERE
All gross proceeds from the concert will benefit the Oceti Sakowin Camp.
The Oceti Sakowin Camp is a historic gathering of Native nations, friends and allies, from all walks of life standing in solidarity to halt the Dakota Access Pipeline.
“Just as we give thanks for our good fortune and the bounty of our lives as Americans, let us thank the Native people who are gathered here at Standing Rock to protect the natural world and defend our place in it,” said Jackson Browne.
“I’m proud to be standing in support of the courageous and dedicated Water Protectors at Standing Rock. This movement is growing by the day with solidarity actions happening around the country, yet the media isn’t covering it nearly enough. Our hope is that this concert will help bring more awareness and media attention to the issues being raised at Standing Rock, and to put pressure on The Obama Administration to halt construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline until protection of sacred sites is ensured,” said Bonnie Raitt.
“We are honored to have these great artists stand with us!” says Ladonna.
Those who can travel to North Dakota are invited to Stand in Solidarity with Standing Rock on Sunday, November 27, 2016 at Prairie Knights Pavilion at 6:30 PM.
For more information, and to contribute, please visit www.standingrock.org