Protest Singer/Songwriter Wins A Lyric Contest

Singer and songwriter Brian Estes is a hard working musician. He regularly writes and releases songs in protest of the powers that hurt his fellow people and in support of all those that stand up against tyranny. In an interview with contest holders, American Songwriter, Brian explains the idea behind the lyrics to his song … Continue reading Protest Singer/Songwriter Wins A Lyric Contest

This Week’s Online Events: Female Vocalists In Iran And Music And Protest

This Thursday, 12th of November, there are two online events that possibly can interest Shouts’ readers. The first event is a talk given by Nahid Siamdoust, as part of her fellowship at Harvard’s Women’s Studies in Religion Program. She will talk about “the ban on women’s solo vocals in Iran.” “Her research project, “Women Singing: … Continue reading This Week’s Online Events: Female Vocalists In Iran And Music And Protest

New Online Workshop: Music And Voting Rights With Taína Asili

The following introduction is from the event page on the Albany Public Library webpage: “In this workshop locally-based and internationally renowned musician and activist Taína Asili will share a history of the role music has played in the various movements for voting rights in the U.S. We will discuss the voter suppression challenges we face … Continue reading New Online Workshop: Music And Voting Rights With Taína Asili