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Bonnie with Allen Toussaint ! Backstage at the Congo Square Stage, New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, April 23, 2004. Photo courtesy of Bonnie Raitt.
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  • October 19, 2017

    Little Kids Rock Honors Elvis Costello and Bonnie Raitt Who Likens Cutting Music Education to a 'Criminal Act'

    by Rob LeDonne Little Kids Rock founder David Fish said it best: "The world is a f--ked up place right now," he noted on stage at New York's Playstation Theater last night. "But in these days of discord, dissonance and distraction, I'm constantly reminded by a truth that is as old as the human familyRead Post
  • March 2, 2017


    Jane Fonda   Tom died last October surrounded by people who loved him. For the last 4 months, Tom’s widow Barbara Williams, Troy Garity, my son with Tom, and I have been working together to create a memorial that honored and celebrated Tom’s 6 decades of commitment to peace, justice and democracy.  In the course

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  • December 14, 2016

    Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt, Jason Mraz and Joel Rafael Donate over $85k to Standing Rock

    Vincent Schilling Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt, Jason Mraz, Joel Rafael and John Trudell’s Bad Dog donated over $85k to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe this week from proceeds and donations from their November 27 benefit concert at the Prairie Knights Pavilion in Fort Yates, ND, seven miles from Oceti Sakowin Camp. The benefit concert sold

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  • July 30, 2016

    A Love Letter To My Other Woman

    by Joe Galliani, aka the Creative Greenius Follow @creativegreeniu This is my love letter to Bonnie Raitt – the other woman in my life. I am here in Santa Barbara with Deb, celebrating our 35th wedding anniversary, having driven up the coast 100 miles from our home in Redondo Beach to see Bonnie play at

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  • December 11, 2015

    Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Graham Nash Continue No Nukes Advocacy As Paris Climate Talks Wind Down

    12/11/2015 by Thom Duffy Bonnie Raitt—who co-founded Musicians United for Safe Energy (MUSE) with Jackson Browne, Graham Nash and others—has roundly rejected pro-nuclear-power arguments heard during the Paris climate talks. A longtime environmental activist, Raitt reacted to recent commentaries in the New York Times and the Guardian newspapers, calling for a reconsideration of nuclear power

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  • September 18, 2012

    Harvey Wasserman : Bonnie Raitt Lights Up the World Bonnie has balanced an astonishing musical range with a message and a way of carrying herself that are firmly rooted in her Quaker heritage.

    By Harvey Wasserman | The Rag Blog | September 18, 2012 Adversity can debilitate and defeat a lesser soul. But for those with the inner strength to make the climb, new heights can beckon. Along the way — especially for a musician — it helps to have an other-worldly talent, a gift that combines decades

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  • November 29, 2010

    Saint Misbehavin’ Documentary 'Saint Misbehavin'' looks at the life of ’60s fixture Wavy Gravy

    Nov. 29, 2010 By DENNIS HARVEY A Ripple Effect Films presentation. Produced by Michelle Esrick, David Becker. Executive producers, D.A. Pennebaker, John Pritzker. Directed by Michelle Esrick. With: Wavy Gravy, Jahanara Romney, Steven Ben Israel, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Odetta, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, Denise Kaufman, Evan Engber, Calico, Dr. Larry Brilliant, Michael Lang, Tom Law, Jordan Romney,

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  • August 22, 2010

    Curtis Salgado “Glad to be singing the blues” Seriously ill 4 years ago, Curtis Salgado hits the festival stage tonight

    By Roger Levesque August 22, 2010 Concert Preview Curtis Salgado Big Band What: Labatt Blues Festival Where: Heritage Amphitheatre Hawrelak Park When: Tonight at 8:30 Tickets: sold out Curtis Salgado may have his quibbles over the ups and downs of show business but more than anything, he’s just happy to be alive. “I’m rich in

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  • April 22, 2010

    Rock the Earth Planet Defender Award Winners Include Bonnie

    Rock the Earth has announced the winners of its 2010 Planet Defender Awards in conjunction with its Rock the Earth Day celebration. Bonnie Raitt is this year’s winner in the Planet Defender Awards’ Artist category. Raitt was a founding member of MUSE (Musicians United for Safe Energy) which produced the concerts, album and movie, No

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  • September 3, 2009

    BonTaj Roulet Blazes New Ground Raising Green for Greens

    by Harvey Wasserman – September 3, 2009 Author, ‘SOLARTOPIA! Our Green-Powered Earth’ In a tough economy, with music lovers thinking twice before going to see their favorite acts, the 34-date BonTaj Roulet Tour by Bonnie Raitt and Taj Mahal is blazing new green ground in raising money for charities. So far it’s collected over $100,000

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  • April 17, 2009

    The BonTaj Roulet Tour

    Sarah Marie Pittman – Pollstar Friday April 17, 2009 Bonnie Raitt and Taj Mahal are joining forces to bring their signature blends of blues together for a 30-date North American tour. The “BonTaj Roulet” tour kicks off at Community Arts Center in Williamsport, Pa., Aug. 6 and winds down Sept. 25 at The Show At

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  • June 14, 2008

    Kathy Kane Rocks the Earth: Interview

    Kathy Kane resides in Los Angeles. She is Bonnie Raitt’s Manager, Founder and Ex. Director of the ARIA Foundation, co-creator of the Green Highway touring festival, and mother of a three-year-old daughter.   1. What environmental issue(s) do you consider to be the most critical at this time? Fair elections and accurate, reliable voting machines

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  • June 8, 2008

    Don’t Miss Bonnie in a Documentary Series: This Brave Nation Bonnie Raitt and Dolores Huerta (episode 2)

    Bonnie Raitt is featured in a new documentary series brought to you by the people at The Nation Magazine and Brave New Foundation. This Brave Nation is a series of people talking about their beginnings in activism. Bonnie talks about her Quaker roots and her beginings in the music industry. You aren’t going to want

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  • April 26, 2007

    Wish you were (t)here: Bonnie Raitt at the Pavilion, April 22, 2007

    by Hawes Spencer “This has been a heavy week,” Bonnie Raitt said, welcoming 3,000-plus fans to the newly revamped Charlottesville Pavilion in a sold-out Sunday night performance benefiting the Charlottesville Free Clinic. “So let’s just gather together, count our blessings, and dedicate this to the folks at Virginia Tech.” Under the giant fabric dome and

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  • December 10, 2005

    Bonnie Raitt Kindness Yields the ETCFC and TSPB ~$4,000 for Biodiesel Outreach

    She fuels her four tour buses and trucks with B20 and speaks about the importance of its use almost everywhere she goes. What else can you ask for from 9-time Grammy-winning musician Bonnie Raitt? Is doing a press event and after show reception too much? Not for Bonnie… What a fantastic person! Through coordination with

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  • October 23, 2003

    Raitt, Waits, Buffalo jam with S.F. schoolkids

    Joel Selvin, Chronicle Senior Pop Music Critic   Bonnie Raitt told the kids at Spring Valley Elementary about learning guitar when she was 8 years old. Her hands weren’t large enough to span the fretboard and make an F chord, so she learned to do it with her thumb. “Tell Bonnie what we call the

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  • March 28, 2003

    Striking a political chord

    Jim Doyle, Chronicle Staff Writer The flaming redhead with the saucy mouth logs more time at San Francisco City Hall than your average citizen. She doesn’t draw a government paycheck. But now and then, she takes the stage in front of the Civic Center Plaza and lets it rip. You might say it’s her day

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  • February 20, 2003

    Marching for Peace in San Francisco Protest against the possible American invasion of Iraq

      Feb. 16 Protest Draws Thousands to S.F. Rally The anti-war demonstration began Sunday morning with an 11 o’clock rally at Justin Herman Plaza at the Embarcadero in San Francisco. At around noon, the march began up Market Street toward the City Center Plaza. Along the way, Chronicle photographers captured the sights — and signs

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  • January 18, 2003

    Bonnie Raitt At Today’s Peace Rally In San Francisco As war looms with Iraq, protestors fill the streets of San Francisco

      Story by ANDREW EDWARDS   Bonnie Raitt At Today’s Peace Rally In San Francisco © Lisa Rein In the midst of a march of thousands, tens of thousands, their signs pumping up and down like pistons in a massive anti-war machine, a daisy-chain of white prayer flags flapped delicately in the breeze. At the

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  • November 15, 2002

    Bonnie Raitt powers solar benefit

    By STEPHANIE CHASTEEN – Sentinel correspondent – November 15, 2002 SANTA CRUZ — Bonnie Raitt’s Green Highway is coming to a green doorstep. Raitt will perform a benefit concert for the Vote Solar Initiative and the Santa Cruz Energy Action Coalition at the Civic Auditorium on Sunday. She and her crew will pull into Santa

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  • May 10, 2002

    African Stars and Bonnie Raitt Wow New York. Let Freedom Sing!

    by Banning Eyre It was a night for the history books at the Bottom Line on April 29, when Afropop Worldwide presented Let Freedom Sing, two sets of music starring The Mahotella Queens, Dorothy Masuka, Thomas Mapfumo, and special guest Bonnie Raitt. The event was part awards ceremony, part fundraiser, part observance of South Africa

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  • September 13, 2001

    Personal politics

    By Marty Demarest As someone who grew up in the Inland Northwest, writer Sherman Alexie has always been conscious of his connection to the cultures and landscape of the region. Whether they inform the settings and characters in his prose and films or the rhythmic patterns that drive his poetry, they are present, active forces.

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  • July 25, 2001

    Raitt, Environmentalists, Jailed in Boise Cascade Protest

    CHICAGO, Illinois, July 25, 2001 (ENS) – Twenty national environmental and social justice activists, authors and musicians were arrested near Chicago today as they protested the practices of timber giant Boise Cascade. After a press conference this morning at which the activists claimed that the timber company has mounted “a crusade to silence critics of

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  • June 25, 2001

    Bonnie Raitt performs in prison

    Country blues singer Bonnie Raitt has played a free two-hour concert at San Quentin State Prison, in the US. The singer performed in front of about 2,000 male inmates in the prison yard. In an interview before the show, Raitt spoke about her addiction to alcohol and drugs, which she called “the blues disease” .

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  • August 19, 1997

    The WWWomen Quilt Pages

    Bonnie Raitt by Debra “The thread of justice, of treating each other right, is something I find in both human rights issues and the blues. The relationship between men and women — a basis of most blues — is the first place you learn about morality. About how to listen and how to stand up.”

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