Press Statement: Music As A Weapon For Fighting Oppression! People Power and Art Will Floor Tyranny

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WHETHER is in the abolition of slavery, to end colonialism, or ending apartheid and even as recently as powering the ENDSARS mass revolt coupled with other forms of global oppression, music has always been a weapon for fighting tyranny.

On Friday, December 24th of 2021,  Abuja community will enter the enchanting world of music as Freedom Concert will be holding at the seat of oppressive power, the Federal Capital Territory in Abuja.

The gathering will Bring together musical artists and activists such Saxophonist such as Samuel Gabriel, Guitarist Seth Ogahi and several cultural troops in the city including Special guests from the activist and art community for an interactive session occasioning a variety of music genre such as jazz, afrobeat, Ogene Dance group, Tiv Entertainment Group  , Hausa music at S base garden in Lokogoma area of Abuja.

The show will take the audience on the path of awakened consciousness. The show is, obviously, will always around conscious music.

It’s an indication of the time tested power of music to profoundly confront oppression and tyranny and also as a means of expanding freedom of expression in a supposedly democratic country where the covil space has practically been shut down by individuals and groups opposed to fundamental freedoms.

During the concert audience and community members will enjoy a physical experience of live music. It will explore the power of love, our politics and the mysteries of music and the power sounds of modern and traditional music.

The freedom concert is here!

Issued by the Freedom Concert Organising Committee

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1 COMMENT

  1. STRUGGLE CONTINUOUS, WE MUST ORGANISE AND TAKE ACTION!
    Ours rights ours freedom always. These rights give us the freedom form groups, to join organisation and to peacefully protest fo the things we want and to counter the things we don’t.
    These freedoms are called civic society and are an essential part of a vibrant society; where debate and discussion thrive, and wher people are able to contribute to important decisions that affect them.

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