SAVE THE DATE! Sunday Sept 25, 2016, 6 p.m. to 8:00 p.m
Music will unite our country on Sunday, September 25 as Jackson Browne, Roseanne Cash, Marc Cohn and a myriad of artists across the U.S. rise up in concert from dawn till dark, coast to coast to remember the victims of America’s gun violence epidemic
You can join in the national Concerts Across America to End Gun Violence locally with a concert featuring
Jeff Smith and the Human Wilderness will be performing at the fabulous Sehkraft Brewing.
With inspiration and influences from early classic country, blues and pop, and from his beginnings in Huntington West Virginia, Jeff’s songs have a way of sticking with you.. Jeff counts JJ Cale, Randy Newman, Ray Davies, John Jackson and many other blues folks as spiritual mentors.
As a solo performer in the clubs, house concerts and festivals he has opened for Chris Smither, Loudon Wainwright, Roger McGuinn, Donovan, and many others.
LA’s Acetate Records released “The Human Wilderness” which featured Jeff’s songs and production. Las Vegas Music Scene Magazine said the album featured, “heartfelt songs about life in small town USA (that) are true masterpieces of American music”.
Jeff has worked with Nashville publishers and has had cuts on local and regional independent albums and has had his music placed on national television broadcasts such as “The Young and Restless”, “Army Wives”, European television commercials and in an independent film.
Jeff continues to perform as a solo artist. In 2012 Jeff opened the Concert Season for Jiffy Lube Live. Currently Jeff is one of the performers in the Dust Bowl Opera called “Rain Follows the Plow and cowrote and arranged two of the pieces included in the opera. He also spends time in The Dismal Hollow Boys, a rock outfit performing his songs.
Jeff has a highly rhythmic style of guitar playing is part fingerpicking part flat pick strumming. His stories are about real and imagined characters, his family, his life and how they are all connected.
The power of music has fueled countless important movements throughout history. Now we want to use music as a balance to the hateful and divisive rhetoric that’s become a hallmark of the gun debate.
We are NOT anti-gun. No one wants to take away guns. We just believe that there can be some common sense reforms to protect the American pubic. Too many people, including thousands of innocent children, are needlessly dying every year. Many common sense reforms are overwhelmingly supported by the vast majority of the American public. We just need our elected officials to listen.
Learn more at ConcertAcrossAmerica.org and PLEASE SHARE!
Sponsors: local sponsors include:
• Concerned Citizens Against Gun Violence
• Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, Northern Virginia Chapter
• Reston Herndon Alliance to End Gun Violence
• Virginia Gun Violence Prevention Coalition