Rock the Vote Press Releases
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MEDIA ADVISORY: Rock the Vote’s Road Trip is coming to Omaha!
Omaha, NE - October 14, 2008
WHAT: Rock the Vote’s Road Trip is coming to Omaha!
WHO: Pete Yorn, MURS, Rock the Vote official Road Trip DJ and more…
WHERE: Voter Registration/ Pledge to Vote Drive
University of Nebraska Omaha at Henningson Memorial Campanile
Noon- Pete Yorn bus side acoustic performance
6001 Dodge Street
Live Radio Broadcast with Power 106.9
5011 Capital Avenue
Debate Watch Party
6212 Maple Street
WHEN: Wednesday, October 15, 2008
WHY: This year Rock the Vote is forging the largest youth voter registration campaign in history and has reached this historic milestone with more than 2.3 million individuals registering to vote through www.rockthevote.com. Rock the Vote’s Road Trip is a state-of-the-art mobile road show designed to reach out to the nation’s youth that will traverse key states and fully maximize voter turnout, education and engagement efforts by staging high profile events featuring musical talent and speakers.
Rock the Vote’s Road Trip tour bus is outfitted with computer kiosks that assist in fielding requests for absentee ballots, educating users about key issues and the election process, providing polling locations, shuttling to early voting locations and much more.
Pete Yorn will be coming to the bus for an acoustic performance at the University of Nebraska Omaha to promote the new video for American Blues Vol.1, which can be viewed at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bjYcdInORB4.
The Rock the Vote Road Trip bus will cross the country in a race to reach voters, with stops in Minneapolis, Omaha, Des Moines, Iowa City, Indianapolis, Cleveland, Detroit, Philadelphia and Columbus.
For a full bus schedule and details log onto www.rockthevote.com/roadtrip.
Photo and video opportunity available.