Entering the field of topical songwriting after the activism of the 1960s, Holly Near promoted a variety of left-wing political causes with music that touched on folk, rock, and the musical theater, starting in the early 1970s. Beginning with her work against the Vietnam War, she turned to radical lesbian feminism before again expanding her concerns to include international issues.
A red-diaper baby of leftist parents, Near grew up on a ranch in the small Northern California town of Potter Valley.… Show more
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|Tom Paxton and Holly Near||Fri, May 9 8:00p 2014-05-09T20:00:00-04:00||South Orange Performing Arts Center South Orange, NJ|
|Holly Near||Sat, May 10 7:00p 2014-05-10T19:00:00-04:00||Joe's Pub Brooklyn, NY|
|Holly Near with John Bucchino and emma's revolution||Sun, May 11 7:30p 2014-05-11T19:30:00-04:00||Town Crier Cafe Beacon, NY|
|8th Step - Holly Near||Sat, May 17 7:30p 2014-05-17T19:30:00-04:00||GE Theatre Schenectady, NY|