A flurry of concerts, headlined by Katy Perry, Jennifer Lopez, Jay Z and others, will take place before election day
As the presidential election approachings and worries linger over whether millennial voters will turn out in key swaying nations, the Clinton campaign has turned to the unifying power of personality. A flurry of get away the vote concerts, headlined by Katy Perry, Jennifer Lopez, the National and others, will take place between Saturday and 8 November.
On Saturday, the same day early voting beginning in Florida, Lopez will appear with Hillary Clinton in Miami. But the most difficult behave will hold tribunal in one of its most important swaying nations on 4 November. Four periods before the final referendum, Jay Z will host a concerted effort in Cleveland, Ohio.
According to the Clinton campaign, he will do so to foster unity and recommend Ohioans to support Clinton by voting early or on election day.
For a campaign that has faced headwinds in its endeavour to motivate young voters and African American voters and which according to a Real Clear Politics poll average trails Donald Trump by 1.1% in Ohio the Jay Z concert will present a key opportunity.
According to campaign informants, the concert will peculiarity multiple special guests, with Cleveland Cavaliers sun LeBron James, a Clinton endorser, a possible addition to the program.
Jay Zs concert will be the penultimate happen in a series for the purposes of the designation Love Trumps Hate, following Lopez in Miami and the National in Cincinnati on 2 November. On 5 November, Perry, a longtime and vocal ally, will perform in Philadelphia.
This is not the first time the Clinton campaign has recruited entertainment industry powerhouses. At the conclusion of the Democratic national pact in July, Lady Gaga and Lenny Kravitz play-act for Democratic delegates in a thank-you concert held in Camden, New Jersey.
In August, Clinton appeared with Cher in Provincetown, Massachusetts, at a private fundraiser in the lesbian vacation destination. That look was impaired slightly when Cher compared Trump to Adolf Hitler in front of a semi-drunk audience.
But, by and large, celebrities have applied their wattage to good apply. Leonardo DiCaprio, Ben Affleck, Justin Timberlake and Scarlett Johansson are just a few of the stars who want to help get Clinton elected, whether through Instagram posts of ballots or earnest circulars extolling the virtues of voting.
The concert program attracts a sharp oppose to those celebrities who have made appearances on behalf of Trump.
Although the businessman vowed before the Republican convention to host a winners clique of movie stars and sports heroes, and has enjoyed aid from New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, the candidates personality replacements was essentially been tarnished glitterati.
Among them have been former underwear model Antonio Sabto and Natalie Gulbis, who is currently the 597 th-best female golfer in the world.