My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James will kick off a brief tour of swing district school cities next month, in a nonpartisan attempt to motivate pupils to vote. James’ “The Potential Is Voting” tour will contain 6 performances at neighborhood theaters and faculties, all of which will be free of charge for learners. See the whole listing of dates under. The shows will purpose as live shows and town hall conferences concentrating on the relevance of voter turnout. The discussion part of each occasion will feature a forum the place learners can talk to candidates and community representatives.
The tour commences Oct 7 at Emo’s in Austin, Texas. James will be joined by artists this sort of as Benjamin Booker, Created of Oak (Nick Sanborn of Sylvan Esso), and other company. “The value of finding associated at this instant in time are unable to be overstated,” James claimed in a statement. “This isn’t only a Get Out the Vote live performance. This is a learning minute aimed at college or university college students to encourage them to vote, irrespective of where by they tumble on the political spectrum.”
10-07 Austin, TX – Emo’s
10-09 San Marcos, TX – Texas State University
10-10 Milwaukee, WI – University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
10-15 Athens, GA – Georgia Theatre
10-16 Indianola, IA – Simpson University
10-17 Urbana, IL – Cover Club
Study Pitchfork’s 2013 job interview with Jim James.