Local musicians rally against gay marriage ban at the Varsity Thursday
People often don't want their favorite artists to talk about politics: look at the Dixie Chicks. Despite this, Shayna Melgaard, the house manager at the Varsity Theater, and local singer-songwriter David Booth came up with the idea to hold an event to rally against the proposed gay marriage ban, which is currently a ballot initiative in Minnesota. This is the same measure that President Obama recently spoke out against.
On Thursday, Rogue Valley's Chris Koza, the 4onthefloor's Gabe Douglas, Chastity Brown, and a whole lot of other musicians will take part in an event at the Varsity Theater meant to raise awareness about this issue.
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100% of ticket sales will go directly to Minnesotans United for All Families and can be purchased in advance via their website.
AA, $20 adv, $25 door, 6 pm
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