A commemorative celebration marking the 78th anniversary of the Spanish Civil War and remembering the courageous volunteers of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade.

This year we pay tribute to the life of Pete Seeger, featuring previously unseen footage and presenting the spectacular Smithsonian re-release of the legendary “Songs of the Spanish Civil War” albums from the 1960s that included Seeger’s 1944 “Songs of the Lincoln Brigade.”


Songs of the Spanish Civil War 
performed by
Bruce Barthol
with Velina Brown, Randy Craig, Tony Marcus, and Barrett Nelson.

Special Guests
  • Peter N. Carroll, ALBA Chair Emeritus;
  • Sebastiaan Faber, ALBA Board Chair;
  • Marina Garde, Executive Director of ALBA;
  • Peter Glazer, author of Radical Nostaliga;
  • Alison Mollman, human rights advocate from the Equal Justice Initiative, will stand in for ALBA/Puffin Award Winner Bryan Stevenson.
Tickets & informationwww.thefreight.org, tel. 510-644-2020
If you are unable to attend, please consider making a tax deductible contribution to ALBA.  Funds raised support ALBA’s continuing educational and cultural programming.