Crosby, Stills & Nash To Support Ron Barber's Congressional Race With A Private Reception In Tuscon On September 5 Just Prior To Their Concert At San Anselmo Valencia Amphitheater
TICKETS FOR THE BENEFIT ARE LIMITED AND ARE AVAILABLE THROUGH RON BARBER FOR CONGRESS
TUCSCON, Ariz., Aug. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- David Crosby , Stephen Stills , and Graham Nash are supporting Rep. Ron Barber 's (D-AZ) race for Congress at a special private reception in Tucson on September 5. The benefit event takes place from 6-7PM, just prior to the 8PM Crosby, Stills & Nash concert at Tucson's San Anselmo Valencia Amphitheater. Tickets for the private reception are $250 per person, and can be purchased through Ron Barber for Congress (www.ronbarberforcongress.com) by contacting Brittany Steinke at 520-207-0937 or firstname.lastname@example.org. RSVP is required and space is limited.
Rep. Barber (D-AZ) was sworn into Congress in June 2012, after winning a special election to fill former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords ' seat Congress; he will defend the seat in the general election on November 6. Giffords stepped down earlier this year to focus full-time on her recovery from injuries sustained from being shot in the head in January 2011 at a "Congress On Your Corner" event outside a Tucson area grocery store. Barber, who was then Giffords' District Director, was also wounded in the shooting, which injured 18 people and killed six, including a Giffords staffer, a nine-year-old girl, and a federal judge.
Previously, Crosby, Stills & Nash were among the artists who performed a March 2011 benefit concert for the Fund For Civility, Respect and Understanding (www.fundforcivility.org), which was founded by Barber and his family during his recovery last year. The non-partisan Fund is envisioned as "a living memorial to the events of January 8, 2011…working to build a community where people feel safe, are treated with dignity, and where we can all work together without rancor to solve community problems."
Crosby, Stills & Nash's Tuscon stop takes place during the group's U.S. Summer Tour, which concludes with four nights at New York City's Beacon Theatre in October. CSN 2012, a 25-song set presenting the group's first live performance film in more than 20 years, was released earlier this summer. Captured in high-definition during the early portion of CSN's 2012 world tour, the set is available worldwide from CSN Records in Blu-ray, DVD/2CD (3 discs), and Digital formats.
More than four decades since CSN first harmonized in Laurel Canyon, and played their first-ever concert as a trio at the legendary Woodstock festival, its members continue a creative partnership that is one of the most influential and enduring in music. David Crosby , Stephen Stills , and Graham Nash have each been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame two times—once with Crosby, Stills & Nash, and a second time with The Byrds, Buffalo Springfield, and The Hollies, respectively. They have also been inducted into the Songwriter's Hall of Fame, with the honor recognizing both CSN as a group, and each member as individual solo artists.
CSN's music first became a cornerstone of rock 'n roll with the self-titled 1969 debut LP, one of Rolling Stone's "500 Greatest Albums of All Time." Ever since—through changing times, various configurations, and acclaimed solo careers—Crosby, Stills & Nash have continued to tour and record as "three together."
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