NYC Concert says 'Bring 'Em Home Now!'

Published: 2006-02-23
REM frontman Michael Stipe, Bright Eyes and Rufus Wainwright are just some of the artists coming out for the "Bring 'Em Home Now!" concert in NYC.

The concert at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom will take place on March 20 which is the three year anniversary of the American invasion of Iraq.

Speaking at the show will be activist Cindy Sheehan an outspoken advocate of pulling out of the war in Iraq since her 24-year-old son was killed in Iraq in 2004.

Also playing at the show will be Chuck D, Fischerspooner, Peachers, Steve Earle and Devendra Banhart, and more acts are expected to be added as the date approaches. Proceeds from the show will go to Iraq Veterans Against the War and Veterans for Peace.

After the initial show Sheehan will go on a nationwide "Bring 'Em Home Now!" speaking tour throughout the month of April.

Writer: Michelle Garcia

   

 

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