Jay-Z, Bruce Springsteen and Katy Perry all
gave free concerts campaigning for Obama,
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Wyclef Jean announced on Thursday that he’s joining
the bill for Jay-Z’s “Last Chance for Change” free voter-registration
concert in Miami’s Bayfront Park Amphitheater this Sunday. The
show, hosted by Obama for America, will encourage young attendees
to get involved with the Obama campaign. Jean will not be on the
bill the previous night at Jay’s free show in Detroit, which like
the Miami show, is open to fans 18 and older.
And it looks like that other staple of Obama’s playlist,
Bruce Springsteen, is upping the ante in supporting the candidate.
In addition to the Obama benefit with Billy Joel on October 16
in New York, Springsteen has also announced a series of free solo
acoustic dates that will double as Obama rallies and voter-registration
drives, Billboard.com reports. The Boss will play an open-air
rally on Saturday in Philadelphia, followed by a Sunday show on
the campus of Ohio State University in Columbus.
He’ll also perform next Monday at Eastern Michigan
University in Ypsilanti. Anyone interested in attending the Philly
show has to sign up on Obama’s Web site. Tickets for the Eastern
Michigan show will be available on campus on Friday, and Columbus
residents can get tickets at the Obama campaign offices on the
Wyclef Jean, Jay-Z And Bruce Springsteen
Add To Pro-Obama Shows
Published by Gil Kaufman on Friday, October 3, 2008 at 9:05 am.
LANSING, Mich. -- Jay-Z is doing an encore
for Barack Obama.
The 38-year-old rapper, a vocal supporter of the
Democratic presidential candidate, is performing Saturday at a
free concert in Detroit to promote voter registration. It is being
offered by Obama's campaign.
Hip-Hop Star Jay-Z to Perform
at Obama Voter Drive
Wednesday, October 1, 2008 4:00 PM
We already know that Democratic presidential candidate Senator
Barack Obama is a fan of hip-hop. Now Jay-Z, one of the artists
he’s given a shout-out to on the campaign trail, will return the
favor this weekend by putting on two free shows encouraging young
voters to get out and support Obama in Detroit and Miami.
Jay-Z Takes It To The Stage For
Obama In Swing States
Published by Gil Kaufman on Wednesday, October 1, 2008 at 9:30