SIERRA LEONE'S REFUGEE ALL STARS
Sierra Leoneʼs Refugee All Stars have risen like a phoenix out of the ashes of war and enflamed the passions of fans across the globe with their uplifting songs of hope, faith and joy. The band is a potent example of the redeeming power of music and the ability of the human spirit to persevere through unimaginable hardship and emerge with optimism intact. From their humble beginnings in West African refugee camps Sierra Leoneʼs Refugee All Stars have performed on some of the worldʼs most prestigious stages and matured into one of Africa's top touring and recording bands.
Please join us on Wednesday June 17, 2015 for a special screening of THE REFUGEE ALL STARS, an inspiring story of survival and rebirth in the wake of the horrors of war, and a triumphant testament to the universal power of music.
“As harrowing as these personal tales may be, the music buoying them is uplifting. The cliché bears repeating: music heals and creates community.” - New York Times (June 8, 2006)
All proceeds to benefit Beacon Riverfest 2015.