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Singalong Tours

We have done many tours over the years. These have consisted mainly of singalong concerts where we hand out copies of one of our songbooks. 

Annie & Peter continue to lead singalongs and workshops together on occasion. However, Annie is going on tour on her own more often these days while Peter is focusing his energy on working for Climate Justice and doing religious education with Quakers. 

Upcoming tours:

March Midwest Tour with Charlie King - celebrating the release of their new live "Step by Step" CD and Pete's 100th anniversary

Pete's 100th Anniversary Tour - a dozen singalong concerts in New England this spring - with Charlie King, Sally Rogers and/or Emma's Revolution

Annie will also be doing a tour with her swing band, Girls from Mars, in the Mid-Atlantic area in June and in New England in the fall.

"Rise Again: The Tour"

After Rise Again was released in September 2015 we performed in over 60 singalong concerts celebrating the release of Rise Again (see Locations).

In many of our concerts we have been joined by a wonderful array of other performers who have songs in the new book. These great artists have joined us for one or more of our concerts: Lou & Peter Berryman, Tom Chapin, emma's revolution, Bev Grant, Bill Harley, Kim & Reggie Harris, Joe Jencks, Charlie King, Magpie, John McCutcheon, Tom Paxton and many more!  Full performers list  

We have focused our concerts on building hope, resilience and resistance. We stand with people of color, immigrants, women and the LGBTQ community - all facing great threats to their dignity and safety today. 

Other past tours:

Justice for All Tour with blues-gospel-activist Lea Gilmore in April 2017. These concerts were benefits for organizations working for racial justice.

Hope & Strength Tour in Ohio and Indiana in August 2017

How Sweet It Is tour Annie went on the road in Feb 2017 and was joined by terrific instrumentalists along the way. She performed led audiences in songs from the "Great American Songbook" as well as Motown, Broadway and folk favorites from Rise Up Singing and Rise Again

Rising of the Moon: Irish Songs of Wonder, Immigration, and Resistance - with Charlie King. Concerts were held in Brattleboro VT, Greenfield MA, and New Haven CT in March 2018 - along with a 4 hour workshop "Gonna Take Us All"

    Hope & Courage Tour in Texas in March 2018

    Rise Up Singing Tour to Canada in April 2018 with concerts and workshops in Guelph, Hamilton, London, Toronto, Picton, Ottawa and Montreal

    California 2018   Oct-Nov 2018.