Stacey Abrams and her Fair Fight group are reportedly enlisting quite a few large named artists for a digital live performance forward of Georgia’s upcoming runoff election.
In response to Billboard, John Legend, Widespread, Ben Gibbard of Demise Cab for Cutie and Georgia-based teams Earthgang and Indigo Women are slated to carry out on the present. Extra acts are anticipated to be introduced at a later date
“Georgia is on everybody’s thoughts as a result of the way forward for our nation and the problems we care about are on the road within the January 5, Senate runoffs,” Legend mentioned in a press release to music outlet. “We should do all we are able to to strengthen and assist the Georgia-based organizations doing the work of teaching and mobilizing voters. Abrams and Truthful Combat have lengthy been leaders in that effort, and I’m glad to do my half.”
Proceeds from the Runoff Digital Live performance will go towards non-profits voter mobilization organizations. Tickets for the present, which airs on-line on December 3 at 9 pm EST, will price between $5 to $5,000, with the latter value giving attendees an opportunity to attend a “pre-reception” with the previous Georgia gubernatorial candidate.
“We’re excited to carry collectively a various set of world-renowned expertise for Truthful Combat’s Rock The Runoff Digital Live performance,” Abrams mentioned in a press release to Billboard. “As we strategy the January 5 Senate runoffs in Georgia, we should meet voters and supporters the place they’re; and reiterate how essential these elections are to the way forward for our nation.”
She added: “The problems which might be very important to the survival of our communities are on the poll in January. Georgia has confirmed its capacity to end up the multi-racial, multi-ethnic and multi-generational coalition wanted to win, and we’re poised to do it once more on January 5.”
For tickets and extra data, go to the live performance’s web site here.