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7 Generations TX Water Protectors Benefit

  • The Sahara Lounge 1413 Webberville Road Austin, TX, 78721 United States (map)

It takes a village to safeguard the things that are sacred for our future generations. If you believe that more oil and gas pipelines are not the answer to safeguard our energy needs than please join us! The 7 Generations TX Water Protectors Benefit will showcase talent from performers of all ages and several musical styles who will delight you in a show of authenticity and community. 

This is a family-friendly event - all ages welcome - and all the proceeds will go towards the Water Protectors of West Texas as we resist against prolific drilling near Balmorhea Springs.

The Sahara back yard will open at 4pm. Enjoy a picnic dinner (or late lunch) from the food trailer stationed in the parking lot plus quality coffee and a "bake sale" dessert menu. Then look forward to this great lineup of local talent: 
5:30-6:00 Punch Card (Hard Rock, 15-17 yrs old) 
6:15-6:45 - May West (Psych Rock 16-17 yrs old)
6:55-7:35 Willie Canseco (Cosmic Cowboy songwriter, age 21)
8-8:45 Allekpakock (Psychedelic Rock by 16-17 yr olds) 
9:15-10 Ayuma (Jazz Fusion 18-21 yrs old) 
10:30-12 Shane Cooley & the Midnight Girls

*Willie Canseco sings and plays Americana, alt-country, and folk on guitar and mandolin. His debut album, Towns Passed Through, was released in January, 2016.

*Punch Card is a 5 piece rock band -- guitar, keys, drums, bass, vocals. 


*The Ayuma Experiment is a youth quintet including 2 horns, bass, drums, and guitar. The band plays a mix of jazz, hiphop, r&b, and classical.

*Shane Cooley & the Midnight Girls play roots, Americana, a bit of rock and eclectic touches of pop. Shane Cooley's album, Kings Highway, is available at & on iTunes.

Please 'like' these pages relevant to the fight for clean water in Texas: 
1) Defend Big Bend 
2) Big Bend Conservation Alliance 
3) Big Bend Conservation Area 
6) Texas Environmental Justice Advocacy Service 
7) No Trans Pecos Pipeline 
8) Texas Water Protectors 
9) Camp Toyahvale 
10) Two Rivers Camp - Stop Trans Pecos Pipeline 

Consider joining also these public groups:  
1) No Trans Pecos Pipeline 
3) ATXEJ (ATX Environmental Justice) 
4) Camp Toyahvale Water Protectors 

Please 'like' these pages relevant to the stand at Standing Rock: 
1) Austin Stands with Standing Rock 
2) Standing Rock Water Protectors 
3) Standing Rock #nodapl Stop Dakota Access Pipeline 
4) Standing Rock Dakota Access Pipeline Opposition 
5) Standing Rock Rising
6) Stand Against Dakota Access Pipeline - No DAPL 
7) Unify No DAPL 
8) NoDAPL Live Streams 
9) Humans of #NoDapl 

Consider joining also these public groups... (There are an overwhelming number of NODAPL groups. Several of them are specific to a certain city or population. These are some of the more general groups that have a great number of members. Several other general groups have been created but do not have as great a number of members.):  
1) Standing Rock Protectors - Pipeline Protest 
3) Standing with Standing Rock 
4) We stand with Standing Rock (WATER IS LIFE) 
5) Water Protectors United - NoDAPL 
6) No Dakota Access Pipeline #NoDAPL 
7) NO DAPL waters protectors 

Target the banks and boycott: 
1) DeFund DAPL 
2) NoDapl - Letter 
3) DAPL Divest - Dakota Access Pipeline Abuse of Native Land 
4) Boycotts to Fight the DAPL 
5) Boycott companies associated with DAPL and Keystone XL 

For teachers: 
1) No DAPL Syllabus 

For veterans: 
1) Veterans Against DAPL 

For Spanish speakers: 
1) NoDapl actualizaciones en español 

If you are a crafts person or artist or poet (or garage saler): 
1) Knit & Crochet Standing Rock #NoDAPL! 
2) Beadwork & Crafts Buy/Sell for #NoDAPL 
3) Poetry for our Protectors: In Solidarity Against the DAPL 
4) Artists Stand with Standing Rock 
5) Standing Rock Art Auction 
6) Hopi 2 Standing Rock - Art Bid 
7) Artists United for Standing Rock 
8) Artists Standing With Standing Rock 
9) Music of Standing Rock 
10) Artists United For Standing Rock Benefit Auction 
11) Artists United for Standing Rock Auction Fundraiser 
12) Artists for Standing Rock Event Planning/info page 
13) Artists Support Standing Rock 
14) NO DAPL Garage Sale