Ben Grosscup is the Executive Director of People's Music Network for Songs of Freedom & Struggle. He uses the power of song to amplify and accentuate the ideas and values of the transformative social movements he is part of. Ben plays at rallies, picket lines, conferences, coffee houses, and house concerts, and works tirelessly to enable many other musicians to be heard as well.
His mission as an activist folksinger is to make music a vibrant part of social justice-based resistance movements. As a song leader, he helps groups sing as one. In this practice of embodied solidarity, people breathe in unison as they affirm their commitment to struggle together. As a songwriter and song interpreter, he inspires people to question oppressive ideologies and broaden their political imaginations toward greater levels of freedom.