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Emma's Revolution performance benefits Woolman School

Catch a celebration concert featuring Washington, D.C.-based activist musicians Emma’s Revolution for the 50th anniversary of the John Woolman High School and 10th anniversary of the Woolman Semester at 7:30 p.m. Thursday (Nov. 7).

Emma’s Revolution are the award-winning activist musicians Pat Humphries and Sandy O. With beautiful harmonies and powerful acoustic instrumentals that deliver the energy and strength of their convictions, Emma’s Revolution creates new standards in the art and culture of social justice. Touring more than 200 days a year, Emma’s Revolution has performed at thousands of events around the world using the power of music to promote peace and justice, immigrants’ and human rights, the rights of women and the LGBT community, labor and environmental sustainability.

They will perform at the Unity in the Gold Country Spiritual Center, 180 Cambridge Court, in Grass Valley. Tickets are $18 in advance, $22 at the door and are available online at, in person at The Sierra Friends Center, BriarPatch Co-op or by calling 530-273-3183.

Woolman is a nonprofit educational community originally founded in 1963 as a Quaker high school. Woolman now offers a high school semester program, summer camp programs for youth and families and community activities. John Woolman, an 18th century Quaker human rights activist who aspired to live his life in complete integrity with his principles, inspired the name for the school.

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The Union Updated Nov 6, 2013 11:06PM Published Nov 6, 2013 11:06PM Copyright 2013 The Union. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.