“The politicians are throwing stones so the kids, they dance, they shake their bones.”

-“Throwin’ Stones” by The Grateful Dead

Musicians around the country are getting together to play concerts in support of the Obama campaign. A quicklist of what’s to come:

10/06 Bruce Springsteen at Eastern Michigan University
10/12 David Crosby, Graham Nash, Dan Reed at Saint Raphael’s Cathedral, NY (Fundraiser for Music For Democracy‘s Be The Change campaign)
10/13 The Grateful Dead (Mickey Hart, Phil Lesh, Bob Weir, and Bill Kreutzmann), Gregg Allman, Butch Trucks, Jaimoe, Warren Haynes, Derek Trucks, Marc Quinones, Oteil Burbridge, and Jeff Chimenti at Penn State University
10/16 Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel, John Legend at Hammerstein Ballroom, NY

Check out “Yes We Can: Voices for a Grassroots Movement”, a collection of songs that represent change and hope and every abstraction Obama uses in his speeches here.

Yonder Mountain String Band played at the DNC; who do you think is going to play at the Obama afterparty?

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