Day: January 13, 2017

Punk Against Trump, Inauguration Day Rock Protest

By: Veronica Lee

The right to assemble, while in the form of a rock concert is not a new concept. It is, however, the perfect opportunity to form a relevant musical form of protest in a tense political climate. On Inauguration Day, five local Denver bands are exercising their freedoms of speech with a rally of punk music, Punk Against Trump. Mile High Feedback spoke with Ross Swirling, a member of Allout Helter, who is performing at Summit Music Hall on January 20. “It’s still basically just a punk rock show, but it’s important,” explains Swirling. “We really do stand behind our ideals that we put into our music. We can do this together and make an impact.” Continue reading “Punk Against Trump, Inauguration Day Rock Protest”