Jon Fishman To Perform At Bernie Sanders Commit To Vote Concert
Phish drummer Jon Fishman has been a vocal supporter of Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders and will perform at an event hosted by the Vermont Senator. Fish is just one of the performers on the lineup for Sanders’ Commit To Vote Concert which will take place on Monday night at UNH Durham Whittemore Center in Durham, New Hampshire.
The concert includes Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Young The Giant, Fantastic Negrito, Big Data, Matt Nathanson, Emily Ratajkowski with Jon Fishman and fellow Vermont acts Brett Hughes and Kat Wright and the Indomitable Soul Band. A ticket is needed for entry to this event and can be obtained by filling out a form here. The event is first come, first served general admission with standing room only. Doors open at 4 p.m. with the event slated to begin at 6 p.m.
Jon Fishman started extolling the virtues of Sanders’ candidacy on Facebook and Twitter last summer and has continued tweeting and sharing Facebook posts about the campaign since. Fishman has a long history of supporting Bernie’s political endeavors including performing at a 2006 Honky Tonk The Vote concert for Sanders’ Senatorial campaign. Bernie Sanders was the Mayor of Burlington – the Vermont city where Phish was formed in 1983 – between 1981 and 1989.