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WM3 WORLD AWARENESS DAY 2006 - SAN FRANCISCO #2
Date Saturday June 03
Time 8:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location Details
Great American Music Hall
859 O'Farrell St.
San Francisco, California 94109
Event Type Fundraiser
Organizer/AuthorAnje Vela
Doors open at 8:00pm.
Show starts at 9:00pm.

All ages welcome.

This acoustic show is produced and hosted by Chuck Prophet, Mark Kozelek and Vela Entertainment/Music 4 Life.

Performances by:
Tarnation
Chuck Prophet
Mark Kozelek
Jonathan Richman (reading and speaking only)
Matt Gonzalez

Raffle/auction items donated by: the Supersuckers, Henry Rollins, Counting Crows, Lou Reed, and more...

Tickets: $20.00, available at http://www.musichallsf.com/

All proceeds from this event will go directly to the WM3 Defense Fund.

The WM3 are three men who were railroaded by a corrupt and incompetent justice system in Arkansas in 1994 for the gruesome slayings of three eight-year-old boys. The men, then in their teens, were social misfits in their Bible-saturated town of West Memphis. Because the only physical evidence used to convict them were possessions such as black concert t-shirts, heavy-metal tapes, and song lyrics, many believe that satanic panic overcame reason in the town’s need to blame someone for the senseless crimes. June 3rd, 2006 marks the 13th anniversary of Damien Echols’ incarceration. The thirty-one year old awaits execution by lethal injection on Death Row. Each year on June 3rd, supporters who believe in the Three’s innocence make a special effort to raise funds and awareness about the unbelievable miscarriage of justice that ruined the lives of Echols, Jason Baldwin, Jessie Misskelley, Jr. and their families. To learn more about the WM3, visit http://wm3.org.




Added to the calendar on Saturday May 27th, 2006 2:44 PM

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