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    Mon, 29 Oct 2012 10:44:30

    Mykki Blanco, Reggie Watts, and Taylor Mac Added to Lineup of Freedom to Love Now! Benefit - It's set for October 30 in NYC

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    Update:Due to the weather in New York, the event is postponed. No new info has been issued, but according to the Beacon Theatre's twitter: The @Freedom2LoveNow concert here on Tues., 10/30 has been postponed due to pending weather conditions... You are encouraged 2 hold onto tix while promoter of event is working 2 reschedule. Refunds will also be avail @ point of purchase.

    Mykki Blanco, Reggie Watts and Taylor Mac have been added to lineup of Freedom to Love Now!, the benefit show set for the Beacon Theater in NYC on October 30.

    The full name of the show is Freedom To Love Now! A Concert for Marriage Equality. The event will be held on October 30, 2012 at New York City's Beacon Theatre.

    Other previously confirmed performers include Rufus Wainwright, The National, Fun., Beth Orton, Sam Abidon, They Might Be Giants, Cibo Matto, Justin Vivian Bond, and Toshi Reagon. Thomas Bartlett (aka Doveman), who also serves as Music Director and Curator, recruited the talented and diverse cast to unite on this historic evening for a common purpose: to demand equal marriage rights for all Americans. Proceeds from this event will benefit Freedom to Marry– the campaign to win marriage nationwide.

    Watch the concert teaser video below:



    Confirmed Lineup:

    Thomas Bartlett (aka Doveman)
    Rufus Wainwright
    fun.
    The National
    Toshi Reagon
    They Might Be Giants
    Mykki Blanco
    Taylor Mac
    Beth Orton
    Sam Amidon
    Cibo Matto
    Reggie Watts
    Justin Vivian Bond

    Artists and line-up subject to change without notice.

    Are you going to attend?

    —Amy Sciarretto
    10.29.12



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