Word comes this afternoon confirming a rumor that Akron area natives Devo will play a show to benefit the local Democratic party. Details from the presser:
- DEVO TO THEIR NATIVE OHIO
YOUR DUTY NOW FOR THE FUTURE IS TO VOTE FOR OBAMA!
DEVO is making an urgent trip to their native Akron , Ohio to rally for Democratic Presidential Candidate Barack Obama!
DEVO will be holding a concert on Friday, October 17th at 8pm at the Civic in Akron .
Tickets go on sale TOMORROW at 11:00am (Tuesday, October 7th) at the Akron Civic Theatre Box Office (330.253.2488 or akroncivic.com) and Ticketmaster (330.945.9400, 216.241.5555 or ticketmaster.com). Reserved seats are available for $50, $35, and $25. A limited number of VIP tickets, which include a post show reception with the band, are available for $150.
All proceeds will benefit the Summit County Democratic Party!
Image from the band's MySpace page.