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Joan Baez to Perform Today at Foley Square in NY in Support of Occupy

NOV 11, 2011 – Legendary musical activist Joan Baez swore she would visit the Occupy Wall Street, and now she has kept to her word and has announced she would do a concert today from 1PM to 5PM, the 11/11/11 Veterans Day Concert and the slogan will be, "Honor the Dead, Fight Like Hell for the Living!" Tens of thousands are expected, and speakers will include Marine Sgt. Shamar Thomas who became famous for decrying police brutality against unarmed peaceful protesters, and other speakers. At first she wanted to hold the concert in Zuccotti Park, but officials balked at that, and Foley Square was chosen instead. JTMP will post videos of the concert when they are posted, so check back.

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