The National, Sleater-Kinney, Ted Leo, Tig Notaro & more playing official Women’s March afterparty benefit in DC
The Women’s March on Washington will take over the nation’s capital the day after the inauguration, January 21, Fiona Apple-penned chanting included. There are a whole bunch of protest benefit concerts happening this week, and here are updated highlights.
The lineup for the Funny Or Die show at 9:30 Club on January 21 — Laugh, Dance…then Get to Work! A Night of Music & Comedy to Benefit Planned Parenthood — has been announced, featuring The National, Sleater-Kinney, Ted Leo, Tig Notaro, Janeane Garofalo, Senators Al Franken and Cory Booker and more. Tickets are sold out, but you can enter a charity auction for one of 10 pairs of VIP tickets.
That’s the second show The National are playing at 9:30 Club, the first being the free show with Common two night earlier (all tickets claimed though).
As mentioned, Priests have organized a protest concert, No Thanks: A Night of Anti-Fascist Sounds, on January 20 at Washington, DC’s Black Cat, with Waxahatchee (solo), Sadie Dupuis (of Speedy Ortiz/Sad13), Pure Disgust, Marc Ribot, Flasher, Free Children of Earth, and others. Tickets are still available, and proceeds go to Casa Ruby LGBT Community Center and ONE DC.
Elsewhere: on Thursday is Immortal Technique, Jeff Rosenstock, Rebel Diaz, Sammus, Evan Greer, and Taina Asili at the Rock N Roll Hotel. (more info) and on Saturday, January 21 at The Black Cat it’s Planned Parenthood Benefit “The Anti-Ball” with Antibalas, Kyp Malone, (TV on the Radio) Nels Cline, (Wilco) Kimya Dawson, Holly Miranda, Xenia Rubinos, Yuka Honda, (Cibo Matto) Jeffrey Lewis, TEEN, and others (also sold out)
For Trump supporters wanting a little music, there’s 3 Doors Down.