Arlo Guthrie to oppose HB2 with ACLU contribution from Greensboro, Asheville concerts
Folk icon Arlo Guthrie will donate a portion of the proceeds from his two North Carolina concerts in Greensboro and Asheville next week to the ACLU of North Carolina to support repeal efforts against North Carolina's controversial legislation, HB2. Rising Son Records announced the contribution "in support of our LGBT friends and family."
Guthrie will perform at The Carolina Theatre in Greensboro on Thursday, February 23 and at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium at U.S. Cellular Center in Asheville on Friday, February 24. Both concerts are produced by Bob Nocek Presents, based in Durham, N.C.
"The Guthrie family history of fighting for social justice is well-documented," said Bob Nocek, President of Bob Nocek Presents. "I'm grateful that Arlo has not only chosen to perform in North Carolina but that he's using his performances to support equality for all North Carolinians."
Guthrie will perform in North Carolina on the "Running Down The Road" tour, which he promises will be a flashback-inducing, mind-expanding show with his full band. The shows will present the best of Guthrie's music from the late sixties and early seventies, featuring the most outstanding cuts from Arlo (1968), Running Down The Road (1969), Washington County (1970) along with many others.
Tickets for both North Carolina concerts are available at bnpresents.com.
For more information on Arlo Guthrie, visit risingsonrecords.com. To learn about the work of the ACLU of North Carolina, visit acluofnc.org.