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The American composer and singer David Rovics, known for his political activism and his fight against war, will perform in Dublin and Belfast on the 7th and 8th of September.

David Rovics

David Rovics has a long history of live performances around the world and his songs have been played by Democracy Now, BBC and Al-Jazeera, among others.

In addition David Rovics writes a regular newsletter called Counter Punch in the United States, and more than 200 songs are available for free on its website.

The musician’s performances are made possible by the cooperation of The Irish Institute and the Irish Anti-War Movement (IAWM).

IAWM is an organization based in Dublin, Ireland, whose campaigns and protests against the wars in the world have had great media coverage.

The latest protests have been against the Sri Lankan civil war and armed conflict in the Gaza Strip.

Also, its members have taken to the streets on numerous occasions to show their rejection of the Iraq war and the use of Shannon Airport by the U.S. military forces.

The president of IAWM is Richard Boyd Barrett, he is a recognized political activist and a member of the Socialist Workers Party and many of his members come from leftist and pacifist organizations.

David Rovics concert will take place at 8.30 pm on Wednesday, September 7th, at The Pearse Centre, The Ireland Institute, 27 Pearse Street, Dublin. The ticket prices range from €5 to €10. The next day the musician will be performing in the Crumlin Star, Ardoyne, Belfast.

For more information and reservations:

Box Office: 01 670 4644 / bookings@theirelandinstitute.com

(Translated by: Rowan Jones – Email: rowanjones66@yahoo.co.uk)

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