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    Fri, 08 Aug 2008 11:37:56

    Mos Def, Atmosphere Tapped For Take Back Labor Day Fest - Along with Tom Morello and many more

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    The Take Back Labor Day festival has added several acts to its previously announced lineup of Steve Earle and Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine, including Mos Def, Lupe Fiasco, Billy Bragg, Atmosphere, and Allison Moorer. According to a press release by the Service Employees International Union, the fest "will both celebrate workers' achievements and promote a New Vision for the 21st Century that includes: affordable, quality healthcare for everyone; wages that can support families; freedom to join unions without intimidation; (and) retirement security."

    Interested in supporting the cause or at least seeing some music? Take the power back on September 1 at St. Paul's Harriet Island Regional Park.

    —The ARTISTdirect Staff

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