Colony Collapse Tour! Cross Pollination of Hip-Hop, Rebel Art & Global Activism

January 21, 2013 to February 21, 2013

Colony_collapse Flyer

I was lucky enough to see this show last night. As well as a beautiful artwork, the Beehive Collective work is a very detailed story on the history of the Appalachian Mountains in Canada narrated live. The story took 3 years and 100 people to put together and involved extensive community research and consultation. See it here: http://www.beehivecollective.org/english/coal.htm

And then mix in some beats n lyrics…

For Australia wide dates, check the facebook page

TOUR DATES

QUEENSLAND
Monday 21 January
TESTAMENT – High Energy Hip Hop & Spoken Word
The Bingil Bay Cafe, Bingil Bay, QLD
https://www.facebook.com/events/499677936750287/

Wednesday 23 January
COAL-ONIAL COLLAPSE
Presented by Autonomous Action Radio
199 Boundary Street, West End, Brisbane, QLD
https://www.facebook.com/events/126369317529634/

AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY
Friday 25 January
TESTAMENT and Beehive Collective [Workshop]
http://asen.org.au/
ACT

Saturday 26 January
TESTAMENT and Beehive Collective
Aboriginal Tent Embassy, Canberra

VICTORIA
Thursday 31 January
CROSS POLLINATION with special guests Drew Hutton, TESTAMENT and Beehive Collective
https://www.facebook.com/events/192208367591303/
Presented by Friends of the Earth
312 Smith Street, Collingwood, Melbourne, VICTORIA

Saturday 2 February
Land Ahoy! With Testament, Combat Wombat, Monkey Marc, West Papuan Band, Mystic Trio (Timor Leste), Robbie Thorpe (Gunnai Nation), Uncle Kevin Buzzacott (Arabunna Nation), and
Johnny Harding (Kuku/Erub, Torres Strait)
https://www.facebook.com/events/540622512616028/?fref=ts
186 Gertrude Street, Collingwood, Melbourne, VICTORIA

NEW SOUTH WALES
Sunday 3 & Monday 4 February
TESTAMENT – High Energy Hip Hop & Spoken Word & Saku from Beehive Collective – COLONY COLLPASE TOUR
Venue and Time TBC
Orange, NSW

Tuesday 5 February
TESTAMENT – High Energy Hip Hop & Spoken Word
Venue and Time TBC
Blue Mountains, NSW

Wednesday 6 February
CROSS POLLINATION with special guests TESTAMENT and Beehive Collective
Front Line Action on Coal blockade in Leard State Forest
Maules Creek, NSW
http://frontlineaction.wordpress.com/

Thursday 7 February
TESTAMENT – High Energy Hip Hop & Spoken Word
http://theterracebar.net/
Newcastle, NSW

Friday 8 February
CROSS POLLINATION with special guests TESTAMENT and Beehive Collective
La Paz, Newcastle, NSW
https://www.facebook.com/events/273169186143078/

SYDNEY GIGS: https://www.facebook.com/events/482195158484945/

Saturday 9 February
TESTAMENT – High Energy Hip Hop & Spoken Word
Dust Monster from 8PM
$10 at door
Dulwich Hill, Sydney NSW
MAP TO VENUE: https://maps.google.com.au/maps?q=dulwich+hill&hl=en&oe=utf-8&client=firefox-a&hnear=Dulwich+Hill+New+South+Wales&t=m&z=14

Sunday 10 February
CROSS POLLINATION with special guests TESTAMENT and Beehive Collective
Black Rose Cafe
22 Enmore Road Newtown
Sydney, NSW

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Wednesday 13 february
CROSS POLLINATION with special guests TESTAMENT and Beehive Collective
Venue and Time TBC
Adelaide, SA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
16-21 February
CROSS POLLINATION with special guests TESTAMENT and Beehive Collective
Venue and Time TBC
Perth, WA