David Rovics at the Doublet Bar

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8 October, 2018 – 7.30 p.m.

The Doublet Bar, 74 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF

David Rovics was born in New York City, and as a guitar-slinging singer/songwriter now based in Portland, Oregan, has toured in over two dozen countries, including at mass protests throughout North America and Europe. In addition to his musical involvement with the anticapitalist movement, labor, environmental and antiwar movements internationally, he has shared the stage on a number of occasions with Tom Morello, founder of Rage Against the Machine, who also recorded a lead guitar track on David’s 2012 album, Meanwhile In Afghanistan. He has also shared the stage with Billy Bragg, Chumbawamba, Joan Baez, and Pete Seeger, and has toured extensively with Attila the Stockbroker, Robb Johnson, Anne Feeney, Tracey Curtis and Alistair Hulett.

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“If the great Phil Ochs were to rise from the dead today, he would probably be hailed as the new David Rovics.”
Andy Kershaw, BBC

“I’m a big fan.”
Tom Morello, Rage Against the Machine

“Absolutely brilliant. David Rovics says exactly what needs to be said.”
Ian McMillan, BBC

“David Rovics is a freaking genius.”
Eric Spitznagel, MTV

“David Rovics is the musical version of Democracy Now!”
Amy Goodman, Pacifica

“David Rovics says the things about America that everyone else is thinking.”
Attila the Stockbroker

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