Tuesday, May 15, a concerned group of New York-based artists will participate in a rally and multi-media concert event in Albany to educate the public on the dangers of hydraulic fracturing and call on Governor Cuomo to ban the controversial natural gas drilling process in New York State.
Musicians include: Medeski Martin & Wood, Natalie Merchant, Citizen Cope, The Felice Brothers, Joan Osborne, Tracy Bonham, Toshi Reagon, Dan Zanes, Ida, The Horse Flies, and The Ahkwesasne Women Singers.
Academy Award nominated actor Mark Ruffalo and Academy Award winning actress Melissa Leo will be official hosts of the evening. All of the artists involved make New York State their home and are committed to keeping it fracking-free.
The official rally will begin at 4:00 on The West Capitol Lawn and will be followed by theconcert at The Egg: Center For Performing Arts at 7:00. Find out more (including how to get tickets) here.