An Open Call To Local Musicians: Send Us Your Songs About Ferguson

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Protesters marched up and down Grand Boulevard on Monday night following the grand jury's decision. View the full slideshow here. - PHOTO BY THEO WELLING
  • Photo by Theo Welling
  • Protesters marched up and down Grand Boulevard on Monday night following the grand jury's decision. View the full slideshow here.

The death of Michael Brown and subsequent unrest in Ferguson inspired music across the nation, and while we have songs from renowned acts like Nickelback and Tom Morello, we feel that local music is more vital than ever. Back in August, we shared responses from local artists and musicians, but that was just a small sample of what the community has to offer. This is an open call to local bands and musicians, regardless of genre, age or experience, to send RFT your music inspired by the recent events in Ferguson and the greater St. Louis region.

To submit, please send an e-mail to clubs editor Joseph Hess at joseph.hess@riverfronttimes.com with "Submission for RFT Music" in the subject line. We need the following things from you:

1) Name of artist or band. 2) Name of song or piece. 3) Link to the music. (It's easier on us if you have music uploaded to a free streaming service like Soundcloud or Bandcamp. If you don't, please send music in mp3 format.) 4) Song lyrics. 5) Relevant links like your website or social media. (Think Facebook, Twitter, etc.)

If you're reading this and know of a song from a local artist that fits the description, please don't send an e-mail on someone else's behalf. Instead, feel free to post those songs in the comments section below.


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