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    Joan Baez

    Presented by at Boarding House Park

    July 30, 2009


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    Joan Baez

    Two-thousand-and-eight is a landmark year for Joan Baez marking 50 years since she began her legendary residency at Boston’s famed Club 47. She remains a musical force of nature whose influence is incalculable—marching on the front line of the civil rights movement with Martin Luther King, inspiring Vaclav Havel in his fight for a Czech Republic, singing on the first Amnesty International tour and just this year, standing...

    Two-thousand-and-eight is a landmark year for Joan Baez marking 50 years since she began her legendary residency at Boston’s famed Club 47. She remains a musical force of nature whose influence is incalculable—marching on the front line of the civil rights movement with Martin Luther King, inspiring Vaclav Havel in his fight for a Czech Republic, singing on the first Amnesty International tour and just this year, standing alongside Nelson Mandela when the world celebrated his 90th birthday in London’s Hyde Park. She brought the Free Speech Movement into the spotlight, took to the fields with Cesar Chavez, organized resistance to the war in Southeast Asia, then forty years later saluted the Dixie Chicks for their courage to protest war.


    Boarding House Park

    40 French Street
    (corner of John St.)
    Lowell, MA 01852

    Full map and directions

    Admission Info:
    $35 advance $40 door


    General Day and Time Info:
    5:30pm doors

    7:30pm show

    Phone: 978-970-5200


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    • Event Name: Joan Baez
      5 out of 5 stars rating "Nostalgia express"
      Review posted by: Alex McKenzie from Gloucester MA, Jul 31, 2009

      It was a wonderful night of nostalgia for Joan's fans. There were few people in the audience who were not old enough to have seen her 50 years ago at Club 47 or the Newport Folk festival. She mixed... Expand

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