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Sting, Mraz and Guster Sign Pledge for Legally Harvested Wood

Adam Gardner, band member of Guster and and co-founder of the non-profit organization Reverb, testified last week at a Congressional hearing on behalf of many bands in the music industry. Gardner’s effort was to preserve the Lacey Act, which “bans the use of illegal woods, providing artists and consumers with the reassurance that their instruments are not made from these materials.” Currently proposed bills in Congress will weaken the Lacey Act.
In addition to Guster, the pledge on the Reverb website has been signed by artists such as Dave Matthews Band, Jack Johnson, Sting, Mick Jagger, Maroon 5, Barenaked Ladies, Jason Mraz, Bonnie Raitt, and Willie Nelson.
Source: Ecorazzi

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