Celebrated Musician, Humanitarian brings Follow Your Heart Tour to Santa Fe on Aug. 5

Globally recognized musician Michael Franti & Spearhead will celebrate Espanola Humane’s 30th anniversary with a benefit concert Aug. 5 at Santa Fe’s Fort Marcy Park.

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, April 1. General admission is $41; VIP tickets are $76, which allows access to the front section of the park. Children ages 12 and under are admitted for free. Tickets are available online at https://tickets.holdmyticket.com/tickets/392075?tc=ampconcerts, or by phone through Hold My Ticket at 505-886-1251.

Franti, who is also known for his humanitarian, activism and award-winning filmmaking, is revered for his high-energy live shows, inspiring music, devotion to health and wellness, worldwide philanthropic efforts and the power of optimism.

Throughout his multi-decade career, Franti has earned three Billboard No. 1’s with triumphantly hopeful hits “Sound of Sunshine,” “Say Hey (I Love You)” and “I Got You,” as well as six Top 30 Hot AC singles, nine Top 25 AAA Singles and three Billboard Top 5 Rock Albums.

Franti & Spearhead’s latest single, “Good Day For A Good Day,” is available everywhere, with plans to release his 12th studio album in the Summer of 2022. To see the music video, link to https://youtu.be/g71lxw–rPM

Espanola Humane, founded as a nonprofit in 1992, offers free spay/neuter and vaccinations to pets in Rio Arriba County and beyond. In the past 30 years, the shelter has helped save more than 153,000 pet, boosted its save rate from 0% to more than 88% and slowed the number of pets from coming into the shelter from more than 5,000 to less than 2,700 pets annually.

For more information on how you can help support the shelter’s work, visit espanolahumane.org.

Franti’s Follow Your Heart benefit concert starts at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 5 at Fort Marcy Park in Santa Fe. Lawn and low-back camping-style chairs are allowed, along with blankets. Food vendors are available on the site. For more information about the concert, visit ampconcerts.org.