2008 Music for Obama, Reviewed in Advance
posted by December 6 at 13:25 PMon
Looks like the lineup has been announced for Barack Obama’s $100-a-ticket “Generation Obama” fundraiser at Showbox SoDo on Dec. 11. The “Special Musical Guests” are: Brad and The Dusty 45s
To which Stranger music editor Jonathan Zwickel replies:
That is so lame. That’s a blown opportunity. You can quote this. (Gives a thumbs-down).
Stranger music writer Megan Seling says:
Isn’t he trying to go for youths? Because of this I’m voting for Hillary.
Fucking in the Streets columnist Eric Grandy says:
Yech. That’s some bad shit. It’s very middling, non-energetic. Which I thought is not supposed to be the tempo of his campaign.
But film editor Annie Wagner has her own theories:
This is coming after the Oprah appearances. Who has $100 to go see some band? It’s older women, and they’re gonna love it.