Joe Hill 100 Roadshow in Eugene

Joe Jill 100 Road Show in Eugene“Joe Hill 100 Roadshow” will roll through Eugene on Friday, Nov. 13, presenting the music of the famed labor troubadour who was killed by a Utah firing squad a century ago.

Portland singer-songwriter David Rovics, George Mann, a former union organizer based in New York, and Eugene’s own banjo master Mark Ross headline the show billed as a “national concert tour of labor and folk songs honoring Joe Hill on the Centenary of his execution.”

Sponsors are AFSCME Local 3214, the Eugene/Springfield Solidarity Network (ESSN), and the Lane County Branch of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).

Start time is 7:30 p.m. at the First Christian Church of Eugene (1166 Oak St.), http://heartofeugene.org. Cost: sliding scale $10-$15-$20 and “No one turned away for lack of funds.”

To listen to some of David Rovics music, go to http://davidrovics.com/meanwhile-in-afganistan/new-album.php . George Mann’s music is at http://georgemannmusic.com/ . Mark Ross is at http://ofn.uoregon.edu/artist-roster-mark-ross/ .