Just got back from the Calling All Crows Benefit Tour with Chad Stokes & Friends. It was such an amazing experience to play music and travel with these incredible musicians and the Calling All Crows team.
This year they raised 100,000 for Oxfam. Their fund-raising efforts support grants, job training and small business loans for women in Sudanese refugee camps — as well as assets like donkeys, donkey carts, seeds, and plows — to help many of those affected by the conflict earn a dignified living.
Here’s a little clip of one of our rehearsals. Bonnie Paine of Elephant Revival, Lauren Coleman of Pebaluna, Love You Moon (a.k.a. Matt Embree of Rx Bandits), The Whilte Buffalo, and Chad Stokes of State Radio & Dispatch singing one of Chad’s new songs, “Black Bottle”: