FREEDOM TO LOVE NOW! at Beacon Theatre
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BOOM for Equality and Thomas Bartlett (aka Doveman) are proud to announce the inaugural event Freedom To Love Now! A Concert for Marriage Equality. Some of the most celebrated artists of all time will unite on this historic night for a common purpose: to demand equal rights for all in America. Proceeds from this event will benefit Freedom to Marry (www.freedomtomarry.org) whose mission is to win marriage nationwide for all Americans. The star-studded cast includes: Rufus Wainwright fun. The National Thomas Bartlett (aka Doveman) Toshi Reagon They Might Be Giants Reggie Watts? Beth Orton Sam Amidon Cibo Matto Justin Vivian Bond
Venue Description: Located on the Upper West Side, the 2,894-seat Beacon Theatre is considered to be Radio City Music Hall?s "older sister." The art deco-designed Beacon opened in 1929 as a venue for vaudeville acts, drama, opera and movies and is well regarded for its superior acoustics. In 2006, former President Bill Clinton celebrated his birthday with a private Rolling Stones concert. Past performers there include Queen, Jerry Garcia, Allman Brothers (they have performed there 173 times), Radiohead, Bryan Ferry, and many more. Beacon Theatre is accessible by subway; get the 1/2 train to 72nd Street station.