Saturday, February 25, 2012

Grace Potter and the Nocturnals to Open for President Obama in VERMONT


From the Burlington Free Press

President Obama is coming to Vermont!

President Barack Obama is moving the location of his Vermont visit to accommodate more people, and adding a headline local musical act to the bill. Sources say the March 30 the event, originally scheduled for the Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center on Williston Road, SOLD OUT too fast. Organizers began to search for a larger location. 


Grace Potter


The president's re-election campaign also says singer and songwriter Grace Potter and The Nocturnals, will be performing at the event.




Tickets for the event range in price from $44 students and grassroots activists to $7,500 for a photo opportunity with the president. 
Nocturnal Matt Burr
Nocturnal Scott Tournet
Nocturnal Benny Yurco
Grace Potter
The event is scheduled to begin at noon on the 30th and tickets are available online at https://donate.barackobama.com/page/contribute/o2012-march30burlingtonreception
Grace Potter and Vt Gov. Peter Shumlin NYE 2010
The last sitting president to visit Vermont was Bill Clinton in 1995. 


VT US Sen. Pat Leahy and Gov Peter Shumlin
at Goodnight Irene Fundraiser 2011
Obama, visited Vermont in 2006 (when he was a U.S. Senator from Illinois) at a rally in the Ira Allen Chapel on the UVM campus. That event included politicians Bernie Sanders and Peter Welch and filled to beyond overflowing.

 The GPN song "Colors" recorded 
Oct 9, 2011 at the 
"Goodnight Irene" benefit for Vermont Flood Victims.


Portrait of The Artist as a Young Woman--Relix 2010


They both have Candy Bars made in Vermont!






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