“ANGELS WITH HAMMERS”
CONCERT IN SUPERDOME
VOLUNTEERS WOULD STAY
AND HELP REBUILD FOR WEEKS
ALGIERS NEIGHBORHOOD, NEW ORLEANS
APRIL 18, ‘07
Blaine Kern, head of Mardi Gras World,
has pledged the use of 140 generators with tractors to
help in the “Angel With Hammers” New Orleans
“Angels With Hammers” is a new group
that plans to draw thousands to New Orleans in
The group wrote Pete Seeger, the legendary
folk-singer and activist, for a letter of support.
Seeger, now 88, wrote back “your plan to have a
massive Katrina-relief music festival sounds great.
It’s ideas like this which are going to save this
“Angels With Hammers” is working with two
other groups. Bayou Coastal Indian Tribes, a group
of Louisiana Natives, will invite so-called “Indians”
to perform. “Delta Helps Delta,” West Africans
living in the Inland Delta of the Niger River, will
invite musicians from Mali.
free concert in the Superdome; individual performers and
groups to be announced
free transportation to New Orleans, by bus and carpool,
camaraderie starting in home cities
free lodging in Superdome (with lockers for valuables;
no weapons, no drugs). Let’s revitalize the Superdome
with scenes of hope, not horror.
free food from Food for Life
money from major contributors at a second, smaller concert,
possibly on the paddle-wheeler Natchez; contribution
envelopes gratefully accepted, opened, and publicly
in cooperation with Habitat for Humanity, and/or
Oxfam America and other groups, including
Louisiana State University’s “floating houses” group
concerts proposed around August 12th; “Angels”
could work for three weeks or more
In the name of thousands hurting and homeless, please contribute!