July 26, 2014 Brooklyn for Peace and Fort Greene Peace Vigil at Fowler Square in Fort Greene, Brooklyn

We need to work for peace for the sake of children all over the world!
And what could be more fun than playing for young children?
Gaza Vigil Children 7-26-14
Thanks to Matthew Weinstein for capturing the moment.

June 28, 2014 at Church of the Nativity in Manhattan, the Filthy Rotten System Played at a Party Honoring Jesuit Peace Activist Luke Hansen

With leader Bud Courtney on guitar and vocals, Jim Reagan on guitar and vocals, Brian Hynes on bass guitar, Jack Courtney on percussion, Raymond Todd on trombone, and Paul Stein on accordion. And Carmen Trotta waiting in the wings for his Elvis gig. Thanks to Bill Ofenloch for photo.
FRS Luke Hansen 062814 Bill Ofenloch

June 21, 2014, Accordionists Perform “In C” by Terry Riley in City Hall Park as Part of Make Music New York

Make Music New York 2014 Greg Burrows

I was happy to join my accordion comrades under the direction of Melissa Elledge in this 45 minute new music performance that drew an audience of several dozen on a beautiful evening in Manhattan. This year is the 50th anniversary of the composition of the piece. Thanks to Greg Burrows for capturing the moment.