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Reports and Reviews from the "Rock the Revolution" Tour

I am starting this post as a place for those involved in Zak Carter's nationwide "ROCK THE REVOLUTION TOUR" to report from the events.

I have commented below on the opening date here in Washington State.

As the Tour moves around the country I'd like to see some reviews, reports or experiences here.

Maybe Zak has another place to post, but here on the DailyPaul this is one more.

So here is my report from yesterday (Sat Oct 15th) from Uncle Sam's club in Spanaway WA...

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The kickoff of the "Rock the Revolution Tour" was in Spanaway, WA.

It was not as highly attended as we would have liked, but all who were there were good Ron Paul supporters.

My band (EverAfter) played 2nd. The venue had a lot of space as it was an outdoor stage so there may have been more folks there than it seemed.

One problem is that here in the Pacific Northwest, by Oct 15th the weather starts to get pretty cool for outdoor shows.

But as the Tour moves south to California it will probably grow in attendees.

We still had a great time and we had fun playing (and doing some impromptu speeches!) to the Ron Paul supporters.

I got to meet Zak Carter and he is doing a great job on this Tour. It truly is a labor of love for all involved.

Also I really appreciated the sound man for his good work.

I wish we could play on more legs of the tour but the band can't afford to travel right now.

So please, get out there and support this Tour when it rolls through your area. It's a great way to support Dr. Paul's message and congregate with like-minded thinkers.

I met some very interesting people there who support Ron Paul.

Thanks to Uncle Sams in Spanaway for sponsoring this event.

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Do people know

WHO their regional coordinators are for the RTRT?

What are people doing to contact their regional coordinators to HELP PROMOTE the RTRT?

Zak Carter is just ONE MAN. He can NOT DO IT ALL BY HIMSELF.

I have personally committed to do what I can to HELP PROMOTE the RTRT in MY city, BEFORE it comes to my city.

I would hope that others here make contact with Zak, find out WHO their regional coordinators are, and call THEM to see what you can do to help.
Producing and promoting JUST ONE music show is a monumental task. Doing a NATIONAL TOUR, is unbelievably tough to do without help from fellow supporters.

Count 2 more for Santa Monica

Count 2 more for Santa Monica show! I hope we have a good turnout!

KRS - One?

Is he actually part of the tour or is that all BS right now?

All BS right now. 5 shows,

All BS right now. 5 shows, all said KRS-One was playing. One show was cancelled. Last I heard Zak was missing. KRS-One didn't play any shows.

can you elaborate about the tour?

What do you mean "all BS right now"?

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What is begun in anger, ends in shame.

I'm planning to attend the Sta. Monica event, and...

take some people w/me. Our weather is fine in CA. I hope to see many supporters there!

How did Eureka go?

Any reviews?

"We have allowed our nation to be over-taxed, over-regulated, and overrun by bureaucrats. The founders would be ashamed of us for what we are putting up with."
-Ron Paul

Any Portland reviews?

From Sunday night.

"We have allowed our nation to be over-taxed, over-regulated, and overrun by bureaucrats. The founders would be ashamed of us for what we are putting up with."
-Ron Paul

Portland Rock the Revolution tour review

I was fortunate enough to get up to Portland for this event. The attendance was, frankly, dismal, but -- as with your report from the kickoff concert -- those who were there were enthusiastic and the event went well despite the low numbers. The sound was probably too loud for the evening (may have been about right for a full house, but the house was mostly empty), but all the performers were on their game and we who were there enjoyed it. Lots of networking took place and I met some great folks, including Zak and both "Rise" and "Consise".

While I appreciated everyone's performances, the closing act, Mad Moniker, was the most to my liking. I'm pretty much a classic/prog rock fan, so a drums/guitar/bass/vocal rock band is usually going to get my primary nod, and MM came to play. I'm going to have to learn more about them and more of their music; I liked what I heard. That said, I gotta also give a shout out to "Rise" and "Consise" for throwing down some great RP rap songs that even rap non-fans like me can enjoy. They are really tight and work well together. In fact, they're so good, a 60ish-year-old lady turned to me after we took in last night's performance at another PDX-area RP event and said "I never liked rap, until tonight!"

If you're hesitant to bring folks to a tour date, don't be (unless they don't like loud music). Just make sure to give them at least a little warning that it is a RP event, otherwise it will probably come off feeling like a cult recruitment meeting! :-o

There are stories to be told about the Portland leg of the tour, but I will let others tell them.

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What is begun in anger, ends in shame.

Did anyone take videos of the event?

I would like to share some with the musicians in the family.

I posted this late in the night.

Any reviews from the Tour would be good.

"We have allowed our nation to be over-taxed, over-regulated, and overrun by bureaucrats. The founders would be ashamed of us for what we are putting up with."
-Ron Paul