Multi-platinum recording artists to headline “Get Out the Vote” rally in Madison

Grammy Award-winning guitarist Tom Morello of “Rage Against The Machine,” singer-songwriter Jackson Browne, Tim McIlrath of the punk rock band “Rise Against,” international touring hip-hop artist Brother Ali and Mike McColgan, the original lead singer of “Dropkick Murphys” and the lead singer of the “Street Dogs,” are all hitting the stage in Madison to turn out the vote in a Wisconsin recall election that looks to be too close to call, if new polling is to be believed.

Here’s a poster for the event:

Here’s a blurb from a press release announcing the event.

The “Get Out The Vote” Rally, sponsored by We Are Wisconsin, will provide a massive boost to canvassing efforts days before the recall election on June 5. The event, which will be held at the Madison Labor Temple at 1602 S. Park St., is free to the public with a sign up to volunteer to help get out the vote. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

“Gov. Scott Walker messed with Wisconsin workers and now it’s time to pay the piper,” said Morello. “I’m headed back to Madison with some friends to help yank that right-wing extremist out of office like a bad tooth. We are ready, willing and able to use our music to help rally the troops to do the hard work of knocking on doors and getting out the vote during the last critical hours of this recall election.”

Here are the details for the event:

Madison Labor Temple
1602 S. Park St.
Madison, WI 53715
Doors open at 5:30 p.m.


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2 thoughts on “Multi-platinum recording artists to headline “Get Out the Vote” rally in Madison

    1. Heh….I actually have to drive my stepdaughter to Fond Du Lac on Friday, so I won’t be able to attend, much to my chagrin.

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