Before You Occupy this Album, Occupy this Party

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Before You Occupy this Album, Occupy this Party

Before You Occupy this Album, Occupy this Party
Mon, 4/23/2012

We are excited to announce that we will be hosting an "Occupy This Album" Listening Party + Open Stage this coming Saturday, April 28th, at 7 p.m. in NYC. Come check out the entire album before it is released on May 15th and, yes, there will be complimentary (read: FREE) refreshments, food, and an opportunity to hear (or join) several of the artists on the album live on The People Staged afterwards. RSVP with your full name to "listen@occupy.com" with "Occupy This Album" in the header and we'll send you the details in the coming days. Sounds like an EPIC jam session is in the making...

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