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Wed 31st May 7:30pm - 10:30pm
Kitchen Garden Cafe, York Road, B14 7SA

David Rovics Punk Baroque World Tour

Category: Song

The last time David Rovics had a real job was when he was a part-time barista at a Starbucks in 1995. After having too many thoughts about killing all the white men in suits who never tipped that entered his workplace (which were most of the clientele), he quit that job quick. Since then he has been subsisting as a musician, playing in the streets and subways of Boston at first, and by the late 1990’s, touring internationally as a DIY protest singer. Except that he hates the term “protest singer.” But that’s how the mainstream media would dismissively define him and his ilk, anyway, so there you go.
“If the great Phil Ochs were to rise from the dead today, he would probably be hailed as the new David Rovics.” (Andy Kershaw, BBC)
“Absolutely brilliant. David Rovics says exactly what needs to be said.” (Ian McMillan, BBC)
“David Rovics is a freaking genius.” (Eric Spitznagel, MTV) 
David will be supported by Birmingham's own Dave Rogers.
Tickets: £10 available from the Cafe or wegottickets.com