22nd Annual Ides of March March, Benefit for Burke, Aisha Ali & Rock Against Trump!

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Phat Man Dee

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Mar 7, 2017, 11:43:33 PM3/7/17
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Friends! Patriots! Countrymen, women and all beateuous freaks in between! 

I have 3 incredible events coming up in the next month and I would love to see you at any or all of them! 

On March 15, we have the 22nd Annual Ides of March March! Then March 19, I will be in Richmond, California to sing at a benefit concert for my old friend Robert Burke! On March 31, I return back to Pittsburgh to emcee an incredible dance showcase presented by Maria Hamer, featuring the legendary Aisha Ali! 


On Wednesday March 15, 2017, at  6:30 pm, we shall gather for the 22nd Annual Ides of March March!! 

Join us at 12th and Carson, Birmingham Square, on the Southside of Pittsburgh, PA for NO APPARENT REASON! We shall wander up the street and then back down again to celebrate and protest EVERYTHING AND NOTHING SIMULTANEOUSLY! 

Like Oprah says, "Be the freak you wish to see in the world!" Or maybe Gandhi said it, the truth isn't important! What's important is that we have gathered and marched and beat the drums loudly and called to all who would and would not hear that they should BEWARE! BEWARE! BEWARE THE 22nd ANNUAL IDES OF MARCH MARCH! Normalcy will try to crush us all down to fit into someone else's preconceived notion of who, what and why we should be what they think we should be, to them we loudly defy their expectations and insist they must BEWARE!!!!!! 

Please dress responsibly. Sensible walking shoes. If it's raining and you are wearing a paper mache creation, use a poncho so you don't get waterlogged and get hypothermia. Bring a drum or a horn and let your freak flag fly! This isn't a bar crawl, we aren't stopping at the bars, but there will absolutely be cake after the march at the Beehive. Stay freaky friends, this world won't pull us down if we don't let it. 

Gather at 6:30, leave at 7 p.m.! March and warn the good people to Beware! And then, there shall be cake!

https://www.facebook.com/events/398165823883805/


On March 19, 2017, I shall sing at an event benefitting one of the first Art Car builders I ever sang for. If you are in the Bay Area, please join us for an old school, all-day Burningman freak family party on SUNDAY SUNDAY SUNDAY!!! We gather at noon-thirty til 7:30p to raise some money and love for our dear brother Robert Burke, who has been stricken with primary progressive Multiple Sclerosis.  

Where: Point San Pablo Yacht Harbor, 1900 Western Drive, Richmond, CA 94801 

Faceboo event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/398165823883805/

To donate directly online, please follow this link:

https://www.youcaring.com/robertburke-757875


On March 31, 2017 I am deeply honored to be emceeing the "ELEMENTS OF NORTH AFRICA FEATURING AISHA ALI" 


Tickets online Adv $15/ Door $20:

https://embed.showclix.com/event/Aisha-Ali

7:30 doors/ 8pm show

https://www.facebook.com/events/242332642814210/

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO STUDY WITH AISHA 
HERE IS THE WORKSHOP REGISTRATION :

http://www.mariahamer.com/aisha-ali.html

The one & only Aisha Ali will be coming next April for the last time to the east coast! The woman who has inspired so many of the bellydance rockstars of today with her knowledge, raw footage of her travels from back in the day, & her beautiful & elegant dance IS COMING ONE LAST TIME TO THE EAST COAST!!! MARK YOUR CALENDERS- YOU CAN'T MISS THIS! 

MORE ABOUT AISHA : http://www.aisha-ali.com/



April 7, 2017 I will singing with Qlitteratti at the Funhouse at Mr Smalls for the first "ROCK Against Trump!" event! ATS and friends present Rock Against Trump!! Raised By WolvesLove LettersQlitteratit and A.T.S. will play their bleeding hearts out for your auditory pleasure. Drink, Dance, Be Merry! Feel the Love. Squash the hate, sexism, racism, ignorance, greed & Trumpism. Donations at the door to support the homeless, LGBTQ/human/civil rights, marijuana legalization, anti-mountaintop coal removal, religious equality and nuclear non-proliferation. The first in what will be an ongoing series of events at various Pittsburgh venues with bands, emcees and guest speakers. Doors at 8PM - Music at 9PM - 21+ Bring ID


Join our page and submit your band for an upcoming show! 

Event page:





UPDATE ON SOCIAL JUSTICE DISCO! 


Liz and I are almost done recording! We have 2 more recording sessions scheduled to get the horns and choir on but almost every track has it's rhythm bed, the guitars, the bass, the drums, the conga and some organ.... next is horns, gospel choir and some guest artists. You can keep tabs on us on facebook! 

https://www.facebook.com/SocialJusticeDisco/

Also, these buttons featured here are created by Pittsburgh Buttoner! The design was by Danielle Robinson and Liz Berlin and he made a bunch of them for us! You can have him make buttons for your every button need! 






Stay strong friends, we can get there together if we keep on keeping on and defend each other. Stay safe. Use the buddy system. Take care of yourself and those you love. We all need to protect each other. Don't give up and keep on singing. 


Love, respect and justice, I am yours, Phat Man Dee

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