The National Playing in Support of President Obama

Indie rock band The National early this October decided to get out and do their part in supporting their candidate for this upcoming presidential election. The National have always been in support of President Obama and one month ago they opened up for the president at an Obama rally in Iowa. With the election closing in, the National decided to pair with the field offices of Obama’s America for Ohio to perform two concerts named “Gotta Vote: Ohio”. The National state on their website the importance of voting and have been active advocates in support of this cause. In order to get your tickets to this event you have to register on a webpage and sign up for a newsletter in support of the Obama-Biden ticket. The rock band from Ohio decided to play in their home state in both Cincinnati and Columbus. Tickets were free after signing up for the newsletter and at each concert the band stationed voter registration tables making it easy for people to sign up. Will The National’s musical aid for Obama’s cause help the president win Ohio? I guess we will have to find out in November.

By Cameron Holbrook

If you liked this, check out:
This Week In Music History
Throwback Thursday: Jimi Hendrix Experience

2 Responses to The National Playing in Support of President Obama

  1. Pingback: Holiday Compilation Album Full of Big Names | WERS 88.9 FM

  2. Pingback: Green Day Cancels Shows, Moves Album Forward | WERS 88.9 FM

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong> <iframe width="" height="" frameborder="" scrolling="" marginheight="" marginwidth="" src="">

Emerson College

The Emerson Acappellooza Fundraiser

Come celebrate our school with performances from our own four a cappella groups: Acapellics Anonymous, Noteworthy, Treble Makers, and Achoired Taste. It will be a night filled with school spirit, positive energy, and fun for any person who loves Emerson College. Proceeds will go to Emerson Scholarships and Emerson A cappella. Sponsored by Acappellics Anonymous with The Spirit [...]

Calendar of Events

CONNECT WITH US