August 5, 2013

Folk Legends from Civil Rights Movement to Perform Benefit Concert Commemorating March on Washington 50th Anniversary Celebration

The Menare Foundation, Inc., an Olney-based non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the legacy of the Underground Railroad, is commemorating the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington with a benefit concert on August 25 at Lisner Auditorium in Washington, DC.

Entertainers will include Josh White Jr., Tom Paxton and Kim & Reggie Harris, in addition to Charles Neblett and Rutha Harris, two of the original SNCC (Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee) Freedom Singers who performed at the original 1963 March.

To order tickets online, contact the Lisner box office at  and find the Freedom Festival Concert listing or call 202-994-6800.

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