Jack Johnson, Sheryl Crow and Crosby, Stills & Nash have registered for the Vote for Change Tour.
The artists will join a growing lineup that already includes Bruce Springsteen, the Dave Matthews Band, Pearl Jam, R.E.M., Death Cab for Cutie, Bright Eyes, Jurassic 5, My Morning Jacket, Ben Harper and a host of other artists seeking to remove President Bush from office.
Jack Johnson and Crosby, Stills & Nash join the touring trio of Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt and Keb’ Mo’ for the September 29 gig in Phoenix. Sheryl Crow will rock the stage in Jacksonville, Florida, on October 8, taking over for Jackson Browne.
The Vote for Change Tour, presented by MoveOn’s political action committee and America Coming Together (ACT), will hit key battleground states across the country beginning in early October. Along the trek, the more than 20 bands and artists who have signed on to perform will hit approximately 29 cities in nine states (see “Dave Matthews Band, Pearl Jam, Springsteen, Others Join Vote For Change Tour” ).
The final show in Miami in October will feature Pearl Jam, Dave Matthews Band, R.E.M., Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Bright Eyes, Ben Harper, Jurassic 5, My Morning Jacket, Death Cab for Cutie, John Fogerty, Dixie Chicks and James Taylor.
All proceeds from the tour will benefit ACT’s voter education and mobilization efforts in swing states (see “What Are Swing States — And Why Are They Getting So Much Love From The Candidates?” )