Monday, October 06, 2008

Q: Are We Not Dems? A: Devo to Play Benefit for Obama

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!
So come on, all you spud boys. Grab the girl u want and exercise your freedom of choice. Devo benefiting local Dems? That's good.

Image from the band's MySpace page.

1 comments:

Anonymous said...

The Black Keys will be opening for them.