Musicians Natalie Merchant. Joan Osborne, Citizen Cope and Tracy Bonham headlined a star-studded anti-fracking concert on Tuesday in Albany, N.Y.
The event was organized by New Yorkers Against Fracking.
The day-long event included a late afternoon rally on the West Capitol Lawn.
Other musicians who appeared at the evening show included jazz trio Medeski Martina dn Wood, actors Mark Ruffalo and Melissa Leo, singer-songwriter Meshell Ndegeocello and the Felice Brothers.
The rally and concert were to encourage Gov. Andrew Cuomo to continue New York's ban on drilling into the Marcellus shale.
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