Tag: Music

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Hoots and Hollers OVEC Feb 2, 2016
Environmental Songwriting Contest With Cash Prizes
This contest is now closed! May 10 update: Find the contest rules and prize information here. Attention singers, songwriters and players of instruments: Got eco-lyrics? Get ‘em out there! Take part in an environmental songwriting contest, which will officially begin this April/May, complete with cash prizes. OVEC is one of the groups contributing prize money. […]More
Issues: FrackingMountaintop removalMusic
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Press Release OVEC Nov 18, 2015
Media Advisory: OVEC’s Treehuggers’ Ball Back – Dec. 4, VClub, Huntington, WV
Presented and organized by the Board of Directors of the Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition; musicians and bands will include Karen Scalf, the Shadowshaker Band, Big Rock and the Candy Ass Mountain Boys, Moonshine Crossing and Of The Dell.More
Issues: Music
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Aug 20, 2015
Paul Epstein’s Blair Mountain
Who’s going to stand up and save our mountains? Who’s going to stand for the streams? Who’s going to stand for the lives of the people Against the power of the Machine?More
Issues: Mountaintop removalMusicSocial justiceWest Virginia
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Jul 8, 2015
Sept. 12: The Ground Beneath Our Hearts
Mark your calendars now and join OVEC on September 12 for a very special international event, The Ground Beneath Our Hearts! This will be a worldwide celebration of our love for the beauty of our homes and heritage in places that have been terribly damaged by extractive industries. OVEC will be hosting an Appalachian celebration at Kanawha State Forest (Shelter #6) beginning at 11:00 a.m.More
Issues: Climate changeCoalFrackingHealthKanawha State ForestMarcellus shaleMountaintop removalMusicPipelinesPollutionRogersville ShaleWaterWest Virginia
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Jun 2, 2015
Save the Date: July 31 is Picnic Time
Circle July 31 on your calendar and plan to join us for OVEC’s annual member and invited-guest picnic. Come on out to Coonskin Park!More
Issues: Clean electionsEnergyFrackingHealthMarcellus shaleMountaintop removalMusicPipelinesSocial justiceWaterWest Virginia
Ma Crow and the Lady Slippers sing about mountaintop removal
Hoots and Hollers don_alejandro Dec 9, 2014
Mountaintop Removal Music: Memory of a Mountain
OVEC recently received a forwarded copy of the following email about a new MTR song, Memory of a Mountain, which was written to help draw attention to the devastation of mountaintop removal. It's well worth a listen.More
Issues: CoalMountaintop removalMusic
Hoots and Hollers Vivian Jul 2, 2014
Art and Music Fun(d)raiser July 3
Are you AWARE that you can have some fun tomorrow night while raising funds for local environmental justice groups? AWARE is Artists Working in Alliance to Restore the Environment.More
Issues: Climate changeMusicSocial justiceWater
Hoots and Hollers Vivian Jun 18, 2014
Music to Move You to Save Mountains
Madonna’s Music may be about people coming together to party, but I do think music can move and motivate the masses to take more beneficial actions (not that we don’t need some fun in our lives), such as, for example, working to end mountaintop removal coal mining.More
Issues: Music
Hoots and Hollers Vivian Apr 4, 2014
Music to Move a Movement
Madonna sang it, so it’s got to be spot-on: “Music makes the people come together.” Madonna’s Music may be about people coming together to party, but music can move and motivate the masses to take more beneficial actions (not that we don’t need some fun in our lives), such as, for example, working to end […]More
Issues: Mountaintop removalMusicWater
Hoots and Hollers Crystal Jan 8, 2014
A Picture’s Worth a 1000 Verses
I was in the 9th grade when I first heard “Self Destruction” produced by KRS-One and D-Nice, members of the iconic hip hop group Boogie Down Productions. The charity single became the anthem of the Stop the Violence Movement, started in response to violence in the hip hop and African American communities.More
Issues: Mountaintop removalMusicSocial justice
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