Expect very short sets. UPDATE: I was told this is a private event (sorry). More info and the other side of the flyer below...
Please join us at The Horticultural Society of New York (148 West 37th Street, 13th Floor) for an evening of live music & bingo to support Barack Obama!Vampire Weekend, Crosby and Nash played an Obama benefit on Sunday. Bruce Springsteen and Billy Joel have one coming this Thursday.
We are pleased to announce
Grizzly Bear • Nico Muhly • Zach Condon (Beirut)
an original Obama tribute & sing-along by Ben Hout
remarks by Howard Wolfson (Communications Director of Hillary Clinton's 2008 presidential campaign) [and music blogger]
fabulous prizes from Beard & Bangs • Blind Spot editions • Built by Wendy • Dave Denis • Digby & Iona • Fake Estate • Freemans • In God We Trust • Mexican Summer • Opening Ceremony • Steven Alan • Unearthen • Vinegar Hill House and others...
and... delicious food & intoxicating beverages!
Friday October 17th, 8pm-midnight
minimum donation: $100 per person--we're trying to raise $20,000 for the Obama campaign--please help us hit this goal by giving as much as you can. Space is limited to 100 people.
yes we can! --Gemma, Glynnis, Piera, Roanne, & Su
Grizzly Bear just played a show at Hammerstein Ballroom on Friday.