MFD News


The Most Potent Weapon in Democracy's Arsenal

On September 11th, 1973, within hours of the brutal coup d’état that left Chilean President Salvador Allende dead and La Moneda (the Chilean White House) ablaze, General Augusto Pinochet’s army began to round up, torture, and execute the major threats to his new military dictatorship.


MFD Web Launch Event in New York City

Music for Democracy is a new grassroots coalition of musicians, industry professionals, and music fans united by the conviction that America needs a new kind of politics to move forward toward a more peaceful, economically robust, and environmentally sustainable future. Our goal is to support candidates for federal office and facilitate public awareness campaigns that advance the agenda of progressive musicians, their fans, and the music community at large.


MFD Interview with Don Calloway

Democrat Don Calloway is running to represent the 71st District in the Missouri State House of Representatives. He was born and raised in St. Louis County.


MFD Interview with Bruce Hornsby

Since 1987 when his song "The Way It Is" became a hit and he won a Grammy as Best New Artist, Bruce Hornsby's career has encompassed a range of music as wide as America itself.


MFD Interview with Bonnie "Prince" Billy

Will Oldham, a.k.a. Bonnie "Prince" Billy, has carved out a luminous niche in American popular song by melding elements of folk, country, punk, and rock and roll into a roughhewn testament that could be at home in any era.