CYNDI LAUPER,THE B-52s, ROSIE O’DONNELL AND SPECIAL GUESTS CELEBRATE THE SECOND ANNUAL TRUE COLORS TOUR PRESENTED BY LOGO AS THEY TAKE THE STAGE TO “GET OUT THE VOTE”
WITH HOST CARSON KRESSLEY!
The True Colors Tour will hit the road again this summer with an exciting new line-up of legendary and up and coming artists. After receiving rave reviews and a successful debut in 2007, the True Colors Tour is expanding to meet demand in many more cities. The tour will kick off Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month on May 31 at Boston’s Bank of America Pavilion.
Produced by True Colors Concerts in partnership once again with the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the 24 city North American tour is presented by Logo in support of the newly created True Colors Fund of Stonewall Community Foundation. The concerts feature nearly five hours of nonstop music with exciting special guests appearing on select dates throughout the tour including Wanda Sykes, Tegan and Sara, Regina Spektor, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Joan Armatrading, Indigo Girls, Nona Hendryx, Deborah Cox and The Cliks.
The True Colors Tour was conceived by Cyndi Lauper stemming from her desire to give back to the community for the love and support they have given her throughout her career. The True Colors Tour is a celebration of the basic values and freedoms that should be shared by all Americans. Fans will experience these values through the music of both legendary icons and the newest and coolest acts this generation has to offer.
“I’m so excited and honored that we’re taking True Colors out on the road again this year,” said tour producer and creator Cyndi Lauper. “We had a blast last year and we are proud that the tour also brought about visibility and discussions of issues that LGBT citizens face in our country today. This year I am once again joined on the tour by an array of incredibly talented artists. The tour is a non stop 5 hour music party with a message. This year the party only gets bigger and our message to the fans is to get out and vote in November. The True Colors Tour asks for equality for all, not just for some, that is the principal upon which this country was founded. So let’s celebrate and have fun this summer while we spread the word to get out the vote and all become a part of the changes in this country.”
“Thanks to the overwhelming success of the first True Colors tour last year, we were able to send a loud and unmistakable message to all Americans that it is past time our federal hate crimes laws be updated to include sexual orientation and gender identity. This year, we are going to build on the grassroots power of the tour by launching a massive, nonpartisan voter outreach campaign that will educate, engage and organize equality voters in this year’s election,” said Human Rights Campaign President Joe Solmonese. “This year’s True Colors Tour will provide us with an historic opportunity to organize our community to achieve a powerful voice in the 2008 elections.”
The True Colors Tour is presented by Logo and produced by True Colors Concerts, LLC in partnership with the Human Rights Campaign. For the second year, SIRIUS Satellite Radio is the exclusive national radio partner of The True Colors Tour. Various SIRIUS talk and music channels will promote True Colors, with flagship station SIRIUS OutQ –
’s LGBT Radio Station – creating a tour-long campaign spotlighting the True Colors mission. SIRIUS OutQ will also exclusively air a True Colors concert performance. America
Concert Dates…Tickets for select cities are on sale NOW and available at TicketMaster.
, MA Bank of Boston Pavillion America
Nikon at Jones Beach Theater Wantagh, NY
Radio City Music Hall New York, NY
, ON Molson Amphitheatre Toronto
MGM Grand Arena at Foxwoods Mashantucket, CT
DAR Constitution Hall Washington, DC
June 9 Minneapolis, MN US Bank Theatre at
Chicago Theatre Chicago, IL
DTE Energy Music Theatre Clarkston, MI
Borgata Resort Spa & Casino Atlantic City, NJ
Bethel, NY Woods Center for the Arts Bethel
Atlanta, GA Amphitheatre Chastain Park
Atlanta, GA Amphitheatre Chastain Park
Ruth Eckerd Hall Clearwater, FL
Frank Sinatra Theatre at Fort Lauderdale, FL Bank Atlantic Center
Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavillion Houston, TX
The Dallas, TX Superpages.com Center
Dodge Theatre Phoenix, AZ
June 27 Alpine, CA Viejas Casino – Concerts in the Park
Greek Theatre Los Angeles, CA
Greek Theatre Berkeley, CA
WaMu Theatre Seattle, WA
Vancouver, BC Deer Lake Park
USANA Amphitheatre Salt Lake City, UT
July 5 Morrison, CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre
CHICAGO Boystown Hotels
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