We are proud to announce the release our fall OBEY Awareness campaign with Jail Guitar Doors USA. All profits from the campaign will go to benefit the charity founded by Billy Bragg and Wayne Kramer of MC5 that focuses on working with prisions to use music as a form of rehabilitation. By performing concerts and providing musical instruments for the inmates, Jail Guitar Doors empowers prisoners with the necessary tools and resources for change and the positive belief in ones future. See and shop the project by clicking the images below.
In this two part video feature Shepard speaks with Wayne Kramer about their connection to the collaboration. Wayne describes his personal experiences playing with MC5, the series of events that led to his imprisonment, and the opportunity he was given jail to use music as form of rehabilitation. Check it out below.
CJ / August 8, 2012