Later today Michael Franti will host a live chat on his website. The next studio release from Michael Franti & Spearhead, The Sound of Sunshine is set for an August 24 release and Franti will talk about this disc, his upcoming tour dates and one would imagine some measure of politics as well. Folks can submit questions in advance if they wish via Facebook and on Twitter using the hashtag #michaelfranti. The chat will begin at 6pm PT/ 9pm ET.