Rock The Vote! Detroit GO TV Campaign This Saturday on Belle Isle

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Rory L. Gamble, UAW Region 1A Director in conjunction with Detroit City Clerk Janice Winfrey , is sponsoring “Rock the Vote!”, a non-partisan  rally and concert to energize and encourage our citizens, especially young people, to vote. The theme is the importance and power of participating in the voting process. A mobile office of the Michigan Secretary of State and staff from the Department of Elections will be on site. They will register anyone 18 or older, with valid identification.. or, if they qualify, they can submit an absentee voting application.

 

“Rock the Vote!” is Saturday, October 5, at the Belle Isle Bandshell from  11:00 am until 7:00 pm.

 

The event is a family fun friendly event and free to the public.  Special surprise celebrity guests will be appearing with national and local live performers from film, television, and music. Diverse music and talent will rock the stage, Step Show, high school marching bands, spoken word, rap, gospel choirs, R & B, C & W, blues and jazz bands including: Larry Lee & Back in the Day Band  G-Style  Boss Frost Jones  Dee Brown Jazz-Flipside  Luther “Badman” Keith Blues Band  Felecia Shaw  Region 1A Choir Big Al Trio  Comedian Charlie Newhart  DPS Marching Bands   Stacie Lynn  Bobbi I Sol’le  Kavahna Webb  Jeff Maylin & Midnight Blues Band  Faithful  DJ Coach G  Swiss Kidd  DJ J’Rock Only 1 Way  One Single Rose  Belle Isle Karaoke  Hustle & Flow to the Polls Dance Contest 

 

Speakers will include: Michigan’s congressional representatives; Congressman John Dingell, Congressman John Conyers., and Congressman Gary Peters. State Representative Thomas Stallworth, Detroit City Councilwoman JoAnn Watson, and DPS EM Jack Martin. Other invited speakers include students from metro Detroit colleges and DPS schools, Reverend Ed Rowe, Central United Methodist Church; Rev. Wendell Anthony, Janice Winfrey, Detroit City Clerk, Detroit Police Chief James Craig, Donnell White, NAACP, Marion Kramer, original Freedom Bus Rider.   

For more information, contact: Michael Joseph at 313-299-2890.

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UAW Region 1A Wants YOU to

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ROCK THE VOTE!

Larry Lee & Back in the Day Band  G-Style  Boss Frost Jones  Dee Brown Jazz-Flipside  Luther “Badman” Keith Blues Band  Felecia Shaw  Region 1A Choir

Big Al Trio  Comedian Charlie Newhart  DPS Marching Bands   Stacie Lynn  Bobbi I

Sol’le  Kavahna Webb  Jeff Maylin & Midnight Blues Band  Faithful  DJ Coach G  Swiss Kidd  Karaoke  Hustle & Flow to the Polls Dance Contest

DJ J’Rock Only 1 Way  One Single Rose  Special Surprise Guests!

Rory L. Gamble, Director, UAW Region 1A

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2013

11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Beautiful Belle Isle’s Bandshell   FREE!

A mobile office of the Michigan Secretary of State and staff from the Detroit Department of Elections will be available to register or assist eligible voters who wish to sign up for an absentee ballot application.  Please bring valid identification.

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