"I hope that Rakkos feels like the antithesis of a music festival. We’re calling it a “gathering” -- a chance to enjoy the combination of sonic and visual arts in partnership with each other and the natural landscape in a way that feels more restorative."
“I want to see Birmingham continue to rise and flourish with a vibrant downtown with a broad spectrum of small to large businesses. I want to see more people traveling on foot and on bicycles in the city. I want to see people of all ages and ethnicities moving back from the suburbs to live and work in Birmingham. I want to see some real options for mass transit so that this kind of lifestyle will actually make sense.”