A concert to benefit gay marriage will
feature Rufus Wainwright, fun, They Might Be Giants and Cibo Matto.
The Freedom to Love Now! concert will
take place on Tuesday, October 30 at New York City's Beacon Theatre.
Proceeds will benefit Freedom to Marry, the nation's largest gay
Partnering groups include Marriage
Equality USA, Legalize Love, Next Magazine Spin Cycle, The Karpel
Group, Hyperakt and Press Here.
Also scheduled to perform are The
National, Thomas Bartlett (aka Doveman), Toshi Reagon, Reggie Watts,
Beth Orton, Sam Amidon and Justin Vivian Bond.
“I can't recall being in better
company for a better cause,” said John Flansburgh, singer and
guitarist from They Might Be Giants. “It is going to be a night to
Jack Antonoff of fun added: “The
upcoming election will be vital for all of us who believe in ending
discrimination. We can't wait to be a part of this amazing event
with some of our favorite artists and raise money for an incredible
organization that is working hard for a better America.”
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