Very excited to announce that I will performing at a very special event on June 25th. UNCIVIL UNION; information is below; tickets and more info HERE
W. KAMAU BELL, NIKKI GLASER, ELIOT GLAZER, CARRIE KEAGAN,
JILLETTE JOHNSON, TO HEADLINE PRIDE WEEK CONCERT
BENEFITTING THE ALLY COALITON & NYC LGBTQ GROUPS
Founded by members of FUN. and designer Rachel Antonoff, The Ally Coalition
brings together stars of indie comedy & music to funds and awareness for LGBTQ equality
New York City (May 15, 2014) – Leading lights from indie comedy and music’s cutting edge, including W. Kamau Bell, Eliot Glazer, Nikki Glaser, Jillette Johnson, Mates of State, Wakey!Wakey! and more will headline UNCIVIL UNION, an all-star PRIDE Week concert hosted by CarrieKeagan on June 25th benefitting The Ally Coalition and two New York City-based LGBTQ groups.
Founded by members of the Grammy Award-winning band FUN. and designer Rachel Antonoff,The Ally Coalition works with members of the music, fashion and entertainment worlds to raise awareness of LGBTQ equality and funding for local LGBTQ groups across the country.
“UNCIVIL UNION combines two of our favorite entertainments – music and comedy – to celebrate equality,” said The Ally Coalition co-founders Rachel Antonoff, Nate Ruess, Jack Antonoff and Andrew Dost. “Even better is that we can support terrific local organizations tirelessly working for equal rights.”
In keeping with its mission, funds raised through UNCIVIL UNION will benefit New Alternatives For LGBT Homeless Youth, which helps homeless LGBT youth become self-sufficient and transition into stable adult lives, and Broadway Impact, a grassroots organization of theater artists and fans mobilized in support of marriage equality.
Emceed by No Good TV’s Carrie Keagan, who previously hosted VH1’s Big Morning Buzz Live, headliners include Bell (FX’s Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell), Glaser (MTV’sNikki & Sara Live), indie-pop duo Mates of State, and Wakey!Wakey!, featuring lead singer Michael Grubbs (One Tree Hill).
Special highlights will include appearances by writer and comedian Eliot Glazer, creator of the hit web series It Gets Betterish and the viral video Shit New Yorkers Say, and Jillette Johnson, who will perform “Cameron,” her moving ballad about a transgenderfriend.
More talent will be announced in the coming weeks.
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