An intimate evening of acoustic performances featuring renowned singer-songwriters Joan Baez, Steve Earle, Patty Griffin, The Mastersons, James McMurtry and special guests.
Produced by Jesuit Refugee Service/USA, in partnership with the UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, Lampedusa: Concerts for Refugees is raising awareness and money to support expanded educational opportunities for displaced people through JRS’s Global Education Initiative. Funds raised from the tour help refugees to heal, learn, and thrive. #WithRefugees
Joan Chandos Baez is an American folk singer, songwriter, musician, and activist whose contemporary folk music often includes songs of protest or social justice, Baez has performed publicly for over 59 years, releasing over 30 albums.
Patricia Jean “Patty” Griffin is an American singer-songwriter and musician. She is an accomplished vocalist and plays guitar and piano. She is known for her stripped-down songwriting style in the folk music genre
Stephen Fain Earle is an American rock, country and folk singer-songwriter, record producer, author and actor. Earle began his career as a songwriter in Nashville and released his first EP in 1982
The Mastersons, husband and wife duo Chris Masterson and Eleanor Whitmore, is an American alternative country band from Brooklyn, New York.
James McMurtry is an American rock and folk rock/americana singer, songwriter, guitarist, bandleader, and occasional actor. He performs with veteran bandmates Daren Hess, Cornbread, and Tim Holt.