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      ......Myspace Layout Generator-Layoutgen.com.......... br>..Medicine for the People..... Spirited thump-hop storytelling. Unless you're familiar with Medicine for the People, you may have never heard this self-described genre before. But tune into their recordings, and most likely,... read more

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      Apr 2 The Studio Auckland, NZL
      Apr 12 Billboard Saturdays Melbourne, AUS
      Apr 13 Metro Theatre Sydney, AUS Find Tickets
      Apr 15 Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm Byron Bay, AUS
      Apr 17 Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm Byron Bay, AUS Find Tickets
      Jun 8 Boulder Theater Boulder, Colorado Find Tickets
      Jun 9 Red Rocks Amphitheatre Morrison, Colorado Find Tickets
      Jun 15 Mesa Amphitheatre Mesa, Arizona Find Tickets
      Jun 16 Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino Las Vegas, Nevada Find Tickets
      Jun 17 Avila Beach Golf Resort Avila Beach, California Find Tickets
      Jun 21 The Complex Salt Lake City, Utah Find Tickets
      Jun 22 Revolution Concert House and Event Center Garden City, Idaho Find Tickets
      Jun 23 Big Sky Brewery Missoula, Montana Find Tickets
      Jun 24 Marymoor Amphitheatre Redmond, Washington Find Tickets
      Jun 25 Marymoor Amphitheatre Redmond, Washington Find Tickets
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      br>..Medicine for the People.....

      Spirited thump-hop storytelling. Unless you're familiar with Medicine for the People, you may have never heard this self-described genre before. But tune into their recordings, and most likely, you'll quickly find that as proclaimed in their hit song, 'Vultures of Culture,' 'it all starts to make sense.' That is, their music and their message.

      Established as a non-profit organization in the winter of 2008, Big Island- and Portland-based Medicine for the People travel near and far using music as their vehicle to foster self-action and healing. Their lyrics and activities make it clear that at the center of their mission lies the belief that the power of inclusion will always overshadow the walled-boundaries of exclusion. It should thus come as no surprise that their songs and performances draw you in with supreme force and magnetic charm.



      Anchoring that attraction are the acoustic melodies and raw, penetrating vocals of band leader, Nahko Bear. Part Native American and part Filipino, Nahko looks as though he would be equally comfortable in the forests of Oregon or jungles of Hawaii, and those locales are exactly where he calls home. His musical journey began at an early age with Nahko taking gigs working as a piano instructor before he even graduated from high school. Band mate, Max Ribner, also embraced musical instruction early on. A Berklee School of Music grad, Ribner provides balance to Medicine for the People, offsetting Nahko's soft (but oh so catchy) guitar hooks and commanding voice with punctuated horn blasts and sweet vocal harmonies. Percussionist, Hope Medford, is the third core member of the group, using a cajon and djembe to infuse their music with roots rhythms and vibes.

      With so much of its focus on the message, Medicine for the People have naturally employed modern technologies, namely YouTube, to create a giant, worldwide camp fire. Have a look at the videos linked below, and you'll see that it's burning Big and Bright. Compelling storytelling, contagious beats and jarring vocals (think Willie Nelson meets Bon Iver) all add up to make for an engaging experience for many. Whereas most unsigned bands struggle to garner a few hundred YouTube views and Facebook friends, Medicine for the People's videos have attracted over 20,000 viewers, and they've already made friends with nearly 2,500 people on their still-fresh journey.

      ....Check out: www.medicine4thepeople.org....


      ....nahkobear@gmail.com....


      Find your medicine and use it.....

      ....Mitakuye Oyasin
      -All My Relations-....
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      For Booking Contact -
      medicineforthepeople@gmail.com
      nahkobear@gmail.com....

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