One of the first and more popular news stories when it comes to music legends in their own time that have always led the political way is Rage Against the Machine, who are headlining Tent State University (an obvious play off of Kent State).
Here’s the scoop:
RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, WITH THE IRAQ VETERANS AGAINST THE WAR AND TENT STATE UNIVERSITY, HOST THE "TENT STATE MUSIC FESTIVAL TO END THE WAR"
DURING THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION
ALSO SCHEDULED TO PERFORM: THE FLOBOTS, THE COUP, STATE RADIO, AND WAYNE KRAMER
Rage Against the Machine has joined forces with the Iraq Veterans Against the War and Tent State University to perform as part of the "Tent State Music Festival to End the War" on Wednesday, August 27 at the Denver Coliseum. They will join the Flobots, The Coup, State Radio, and Wayne Kramer. Doors open at 9:30 AM, show begins at 11:00 AM.
Tickets are free and available by lottery. Sign up for the lottery, with a valid photo ID (person must be present) at Tent State University at Cuernavaca Park between 11AM and 6:30 PM (look for the Tent State Music Festival booth near the IVAW Tower) Sunday, August 24 through Tuesday, August 26 during the D.N.C.
Winners will be notified by email Tuesday evening, August 26.
Go to www.tentstate.org for more info.
Ticket Pickup Information and Policies:
Each lottery winner will get two tickets for the Festival.
WINNERS can claim their tickets at the Denver Coliseum beginning 9:30 AM on Wednesday, August 27.
ONLY the WINNER can claim the tickets on show day. Photo ID required. NO name changes will be accepted under any circumstance.
Guest MUST be present when WINNER claims the tickets. After claiming the tickets, WINNER and their guest must immediately enter the coliseum.
Any TICKETS UNREDEEMED BY 12:00 PM WILL BE RELEASED on a first come first serve basis. There will be a secured area set up for people to line up for any tickets not picked up.
Where: Denver Coliseum at I-70 (Brighton Blvd. exit #275B) and south to Humboldt Street, just east of the junction of I-25 with I-70. Downtown is easily accessible via Brighton Boulevard
When: Wednesday, August 27
Doors at 9:30 AM
Show time at 11:00 AM
All Ages Welcome
Tickets: FREE, available through lottery system
We'll be bringing you more news as it comes in each day, along with posting pics of all the chaos and celebration, so stay tuned!
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