Peacemaker and author Daniel Buttry writes about Musicians without Borders MwB, an innovative program to use music to bring peace in war-torn regions.
Category: Music Festival
I knew nothing about West Papua until I was in a George Lakey training session with two Papuan activists. One was a musician with the band Black Paradise, and I bought his CD. The Papuans wore Arnold Ap T-shirts, so I first heard his story from them. Later I learned to sing Ap’s song “West… Read more »
Víctor Jara was a Chilean musician who was tortured and murdered during the 1973 Chilean military coup for his public nonviolent activism through song.
Peacemaker Daniel Buttry writes about Sierra Leone Refugee All Stars, a band born out of Kalia Refugee Camp at the Guinea-Sierra Leone border (with videos).
Peacemaker Daniel Buttry profiles the Irish singer-songwriter Tommy Sands with video clips including Sands’ famous There Were Roses about Northern Ireland.