The Pennsylvania Campaign for Change has just announced a Monday, October 13 concert fundraiser to benefit Obama for America featuring many Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees and other American music icons. Additionally, the show will be a very large voter outreach opportunity for the Pennsylvania Obama campaign, which has already built the largest volunteer-based campaign in Pennsylvania’s history. The campaign has more than 70 field offices and thousands of volunteers preparing for an unprecedented Get Out the Vote operation. There are now more than 1 million more Democrats in the state than Republicans, an increase of 500,000 since 2004.
Tickets will be available at 12:00 p.m. EDT on Friday, September 19, and are $50 for the general public and $30 for University Park students with a Pennsylvania State University ID. More ticket information is available online at:
WHO: Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Bill Kreutzmann, and Mickey Hart, Gregg Allman, Butch Trucks, Jaimoe, Warren Haynes, Derek Trucks, Marc Quinones, Oteil Burbridge, and Jeff Chimenti
WHAT: Concert Fundraiser
WHERE: Bryce Jordan Center, Pennsylvania State University State College, PA
WHEN: Monday, October 13, 2008 - Doors Open 5:30 PM EDT
it is a dark day when amid our enjoyment and celebration of the legendary Egypt shows, somebody comes along with bigoted spew against, hey, a whole lot of the folks who were actually AT the Egypt shows. PLAYING ON STAGE EVEN.
This has nothing to do with what candidate you choose to support. It's hate, pure and simple, and we have no time or place for it here.