The Great Betrayal (Rojava)

The Great Betrayal: A song of solidarity for Rojava

Donald Trump’s October withdrawal of US troops from the Rojava region of north-east Syria, home to the Kurdish allies who fought off Isis, and the subsequent Turkish invasion, created an instant humanitarian catastrophe with more than 300,000 internally displaced people already. Melbourne singer-songwriter Les Thomas quickly wrote and recorded The Great Betrayal (Rojava) to highlight the plight of those in the region. “If ever there was a time for global

Les Thomas announces June 2017 Residency: Fridays at the Kingsbury Bowlo June Residency 2017

Every Friday night in June, Kingsbury Bowls Club presents Les Thomas with very special guests June 2 w/ Bill Jackson  June 9 w/ Frank Jones (Whirling Furphies) and Alison Ferrier June 16 w/ Justin Bernasconi and Cat Canteri  June 23 w/ Jed Rowe June 30 w/ Small Town Romance and Damon Smith Free entry, 7:30pm each week at Kingsbury Bowling Club, Arch Gibson Reserve Dunne Street, KINGSBURY

Letter to Barack Obama: It’s time to close Guantanamo

January 11, 2015 marked 13 years since the opening of US detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. As part of the international campaign for its closure, Dr. Aloysia Brooks, torture prevention advocate, and songwriter and human rights advocate, Les Thomas, have released the song ‘Guantanamo Blues’ as a free download and Youtube video featuring artwork from Molly Crabapple and video editing by Cathy Vogan. The song is accompanied by an