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Arcade Fire, Vampire Weekend, Wilco Regina Spektor & others on Obama wishlist

Arcade Fire @ Obama Staff Ball (more by Bao Nguyen)
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A list of celebrities, reportedly created by Obama‘s campaign, sent out on December 5, and acquired by the Tennessean (PDF HERE), is being passed around the internet. The list, heavily populated with people who we already know support Obama, is supposedly a wishlist of people the Obama administration hopes to get public support from again in this upcoming election. Among the names on the list: Arcade Fire, Vampire Weekend, Wilco Regina Spektor, Janelle Monae, The Roots, Jay-Z,, Jessica Alba, Laila Ali, Marc Anthony, India.Arie, Sara Bareilles, Jigga, Chelsea Clinton, George Clooney, Bradley Cooper, Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell, Fergie, America Ferrera, Jamie Foxx, Whoopi Goldberg, Al Green, Josh Groban, Neil Patrick Harris, Anne Hathaway, Jack Johnson, the Jonas Brothers, Jewel, Mila Kunis, Blake Lively, Ricky Martin, “Glee” star Lea Michele, Sarah Jessica Parker, Chris Pine, B.o.B, the Band Perry, Train, and Kate Walsh.

Speaking of Regina Spektor, who has played the White House, she has a benefit show coming up at Lincoln Center in NYC and is playing some shows with Tom Petty including one in Austin. All of her dates are listed below.

Speaking of Wilco, they’re currently out on the road with White Denim who played a warm-up show at Hotel Vegas in Austin before leaving. All Wilco dates are listed below.

Speaking of Obama, he delivers a State of The Union speech this Tuesday.

Speaking of politicians, Stephen Colbert was spotted singing along at the Jeff Mangum show at BAM on Saturday night.

Arcade Fire – Born in the USA (Obama staff ball 2009)

Regina Spektor — 2012 Tour Dates (all with Tom Petty except NYC)
February 23 at Frederick P. Rose Hall at Lincoln Centerm NYC
April 19 Broomfield, CO 1st Bank Center
April 21 Little Rock, AR Verizon Arena (on-sale 1/28)
April 24 Albuquerque, NM Tingley Coliseum
April 26 Wichita, KS Intrust Bank Arena
April 29 Alpharetta, GA Verizon Wireless Amphitheater at Encore Park
May 1 Estero, FL Germain Arena
May 3 Orlando, FL Amway Center
May 5 Austin, TX Frank Erwin Center (on-sale 1/20)

Wilco — 2012 Tour Dates
24 Jan 2012 / Hollywood, CA / Hollywood Palladium
25 Jan 2012 / Los Angeles, CA / The Wiltern
27 Jan 2012 / Los Angeles, CA / Los Angeles Theatre
28 Jan 2012 / San Jose, CA / San Jose Civic
29 Jan 2012 / San Francisco, CA / The Warfield
31 Jan 2012 / Oakland, CA / Fox Theater
01 Feb 2012 / Davis, CA / Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts
03 Feb 2012 / Eugene, OR / Hult Center
05 Feb 2012 / Vancouver, BC / Orpheum
06 Feb 2012 / Spokane, WA / INB Performing Arts Center
07 Feb 2012 / Seattle, WA / Paramount
08 Feb 2012 / Portland, OR / Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
10 Feb 2012 / Santa Barbara, CA / Arlington Theatre
26 Feb 2012 / Oslo, NO / Sentrum Scene
27 Feb 2012 / Stockholm, SE / Annexet
28 Feb 2012 / Copenhagen, DK / Falconer Salen
01 Mar 2012 / Groningen, NL / Oosterpoort
02 Mar 2012 / Brussels, BE / Ancienne Belgique
03 Mar 2012 / Brussels, BE / Ancienne Belgique
05 Mar 2012 / Paris, FR / Le Grand Rex
07 Mar 2012 / Zurich, CH / Volkshaus
08 Mar 2012 / Milan, IT / Alcatraz
09 Mar 2012 / Bologna, IT / Estragon
11 Mar 2012 / City of Zagreb, HR / Aquarius

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