UM Journalism School Event Combines Rock, Freedom

February 05, 2015

MISSOULA – American history will meet rock ’n’ roll during “Freedom Sings,” a critically acclaimed multimedia experience coming to the University of Montana on Wednesday, Feb. 25.

The event will be held at 7:30 p.m. in UM’s Dennison Theatre. “Freedom Sings” is sponsored by the UM School of Journalism as part of its centennial celebrating 100 years of excellence. It is free and open to the public, and all ages are welcome.

“Freedom Sings” is a First Amendment Center program that has toured for more than 10 years. The event is the entertaining, engaging and inspiring story of free speech in America told through rock, pop, hip-hop and country music.

The program features music that has sounded a call for social change, inviting its audiences to experience the First Amendment in an entirely new way. Featuring an all-star cast of Grammy Award-winning musicians, “Freedom Sings” revisits turning points in contemporary history with performances of songs made famous by artists such as the Beatles, Black Eyed Peas, Miranda Lambert, Beyoncé and many more.

Live musical performances paired with a riveting narration make “Freedom Sings” an unparalleled entertainment experience. For photos, interviews or more information, call Mati Tressler of UM Productions at 406-243-4719 or email Information also is available online at

Contact: Mati Tressler, UM Productions marketing coordinator, 406-243-4719,