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Persian Festival “Chaharshanbe Suri” Celebrated in Washington, DC

“Fire-Jumping” Tradition Dates Back to Zoroastrianism Era MARCH 18, 2015 – JTMP has been involved for years with the “Democratic Movement” in Iran and the Iranian diaspora on the East coast of America who fledĀ Iran due to oppression. JTMP has beenĀ helping with rallies, interviewing underground Iranian musicians, and our Freedom In Iran Mobile Billboard campaign…

#OccupyDC Comes to Nation’s Capital and Freedom Plaza

JTMP attended the first day of #OccupyDC at Freedom Plaza on Oct 6, 2011 where several bands and musicians took to the stage and used their music to speak about the Occupy movement, Wall Street greed, and their want for the government to spend less on war and more on people; including infrastructure jobs, college loans, and other investments into our future.

We will have videos coming out of the many bands that played on stage, for now here is some banjo activist music from a troubadour we found wandering Freedom Plaza as the march to the US Chamber of Commerce was commencing. Banjer Dan Mazer:

JUNKYARD EMPIRE

One of the most politically in your face activist bands today, Junkyard Empire rocked the Empire at Freedom Plaza.

Occupy DC at Freedom Plaza Tomorrow – Activist Music Scheduled

Occupy DC at Freedom Plaza is set to commence tomorrow on October 6, 2011, and there will be live activist music bands playing. JTMP will bring you HD footage of the music after the event. Bands include Junkyard Empire, Head Roc, and Raging Grannies; also spoken word performances and speeches by activist Kevin Zeese and others.

People from all over the DC area and the world are gathering for a peaceful protest and calling for economic justice, Wall Street reform, and for worker's and civil rights.

Please visit October2011.org for information on Occupy DC at Freedom Plaza.

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