MUSIC NEWS- Now that the Grateful Dead and Allman Bros have weighed in with their support of Barack Obama's campaign for USA president with their upcoming concert in Pennsylvania, Bruce Springsteen and Billy Joel have announced plans for a NYC concert that will be a fundraiser for the Democratic presidential candidate. Scheduled for October 16 at New York City's Hammerstein Ballroom, the event will also feature "other exciting guests" (Barack Obama is expected), to be announced. This is music history in the making, as it's will be the first concert with both the NJ's 'Boss' and Long Island, NY's 'Piano Man'. (see a Bruce, Billy Joel, Paul Simon performance our Today's Video Clip page, here !) Tickets are priced at $500 for balcony seats, $2,500 for "premiere" seats and $10,000 for lounge seating and are available thru the Barack Obama campaign website, or e-mail to [email protected]. See additional info on the event, here.
UPDATE - 10/17/08- check video clip from the show, here .