Calexico To Headline Free AZ Rally/Show

 

Free show intended to
boost voter registration in addition to continuing to aim the spotlight on the
controversial AZ immigration law.

 

By Blurt Staff

 

Artists for Action and Viva Arizona.org is has announced a
Phoenix Voter Registration Concert and Rally for August 27 at the Marquee
Theatre in Phoenix with performances by Calexico (above), Miniature Tigers, Sergio
Mendoza Y La Orkesta, Big Son featuring Sam Means of The Format and Jeff and
Chris of Reubens Accomplice, Sand Rubies
(shown below), Salvador Duran, Kinch, and more.

 

The event is FREE for anyone that pledges to vote on November 2nd. Voter
registration will be available for first time voters and those who need to
update their registration. In addition, representatives from local non-profit
human rights and immigration organizations will be there to provide information
about SB 1070, immigration, and related human rights issues.

Artists for Action member Joey Burns, of Calexico, explains, “This will be
a great way to get people in the Phoenix area excited about voting this fall
and educated about the immigration issues facing Arizona today.”

Artists for Action/VivaArizona.org’s mission is to offer support and resources
for artists who want to mobilize their fans and promote civic activism,
including helping artists connect with non-partisan voter registration, legal
defense funds, and organizations that promote education and the protection of
civil rights. In addition to connecting artists with non-profit organizations
at scheduled performances, Artists for Action/VivaArizona.org will also work
with artists to coordinate rallies, speaking engagements, and benefit
performances.

 
 
Free Voter Registration Concert and
Rally Details:

When: August 27, 2010 at 7:30pm (6:30
doors open)

Where: Marquee Theatre, 730 North
Mill Avenue, Tempe, Arizona

Who: Calexico, Miniature Tigers,
Sergio Mendoza Y La Orkesta, Big Son featuring Sam Means of The Format and Jeff
and Chris of Reubens Accomplice, Sand Rubies, Salvador Duran, Kinch, and
more…

What: Free concert and rally, open to
all ages, music, voter registration, voter pledge drive, immigration
information tables

 
For more information, please send an email to info@vivaarizona.org or charlie@statesidepresents.com

 

 

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