The Citizens Band is a New York City based political cabaret troupe. The band is made up of different rotating cast members that perform and often includes celebrities in their shows. Past participants have been Zoe Kravitz, Zooey Deschanel, Mark McAdam, Rain Phoenix, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Nina Persson. Founding members of the band include Sarah Sophie Flicker, Karen Elson, Jorjee Douglass, Chelsea Bacon and Adam Dugas.
In September 2012 The Citizens Band released their debut album "Grab A Root And Growl", a "pro-democracy/ anti-voter apathy" themed recording produced by Nathan Larson.
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