Pittsburgh's participation (at Point Park) in NATIONAL SING OUT FOR EARTH DAY!
At 3 p.m. (Eastern), 2 p.m. (Central), 1 p.m. (Mountain) and noon (Pacific time), a song will ring out at Earth Day events across the country. We'll sing “This Land Is Your Land” TOGETHER in the key of D (for consistency) across the nation all at the same time. Videotaped performances from around the country will be used to create a montage of the events. iPhones, Vimeo cams, flip phones - anything goes!
Elsewhere, folks like Pete Seeger, Tom Chapin, Janis Ian, Toshi Reagon, The Klezmatics and David Amram and many others will lead an Earth Day sing-along in Tarrytown, NY; Country Joe MacDonald will participate in the Berkeley, CA sing-along. Meanwhile, in Pittsburgh, folks will meet in Point Park and sing in front of the fountain (weather permitting) at 3 p.m. sharp (Otherwise, we'll sing under the overpass in Point Park). Participants are invited to bring kids, musical instruments, terrible towels, costumes (tree, dolphin – use your imagination!), signs, earth flags … Arrive at the park between 2:15 and 2:30. We’ll warm up/rehearse for about a half hour, and then we’ll start at 3 PM SHARP.
It’ll all be over by 3:15 so don’t be late. The more the merrier!
If you can video the event or volunteer in some other capacity – crowd control, writing a new verse, passing out water, song sheets, etc. call Anne Feeney, 412-877-6480.
Spread the word!
Follow this template for your event. Please try to start singing in they key of D at Noon PDT; 1PM MDT; 2PM CDT; 3PM EDT, 8 PM in Ireland, 9PM in Stockholm/Copenagen,10 PM in Harare... and be sure to film it. Either post it to youtube, and send the link to email@example.com, or contact Hali to talk about other ways of getting your video included.
CONTACT: Anne Feeney, firstname.lastname@example.org (412) 877-6480