Freedom Sings™ performance photos, 2008 dates

Freedom Sings band in performance.

Performances of Freedom Sings™ combine narration, video, photographs and live music in a fast-paced, entertaining and inspirational celebration of the First Amendment and free expression.

The musical and multi-media performances feature narrators including Gene Policinski, First Amendment Center executive director, Diversity Institute Director Robbie Morganfield and Freedom Sings author Ken Paulson, with a cast of hit songwriters and award-winning singers and other musicians.

Shonka Dukureh, left, and Jonell Mosser collaborate on a ballad.

The video clips, graphics and storytelling portray the history of music censorship in the United States from the 18th century to today. Along the way, the Freedom Sings performance teaches about all five freedoms of the First Amendment — speech, press, religion, assembly and petition.

These photos were taken during various Freedom Sings performances in several locations.

Music Director Bill Lloyd.

2008 Freedom Sings events

March 18
At USA Today, McLean, Va.

May 10
Leadership Music at First Amendment Center, Nashville

May 17
Chips Quinn Scholars program at the Newseum, Washington, D.C.

June 25
College Media Advisers at First Amendment Center, Nashville

Sept. 10
University of Missouri, Columbia

Sept. 25
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Oct. 9
Al Neuharth Media Center/University of South Dakota, Vermillion

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