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INCOMING: You Don’t Have To Live Like A Refugee

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Several of America’s most popular musical acts are coming together for a multi-stop concert tour — coming to the Merriam on Thursday October 19th, with Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant in tow — to raise awareness of the unprecedented worldwide refugee crisis. Lampedusa: Concerts for Refugees will feature Grammy Award-winning artists Emmylou Harris, Steve Earle, Buddy Miller, and The Milk Carton Kids. Special guests at select shows include Robert Plant, Joan Baez, Ron Sexsmith, Ruby Amafu, and Nancy And Beth. The concerts will be intimate evenings of acoustic performances benefiting Jesuit Refugee Service’s Global Education Initiative. The Lampedusa tour helps displaced people heal, learn, and thrive by providing educational opportunities for refugees living in camps and urban settings in 45 countries. FYI, Plant has been performing this song at the Lampedusa concerts.

LAMPEDUSA: CONCERT FOR REFUGEES @ THE MERRIAM ON WED. OCT. 19TH

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