Music: Ani DiFranco

It should come as no surprise that Ani DiFranco is keenly interested in the upcoming U.S. elections — her music, which has appeared on more than 20 albums since her self-released, self-titled debut surfaced in 1990, has long been preoccupied with politic

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Ani DiFranco

It should come as no surprise that Ani DiFranco is keenly interested in the upcoming U.S. elections — her music, which has appeared on more than 20 albums since her self-released, self-titled debut surfaced in 1990, has long been preoccupied with politics. On cue, DiFranco’s latest road excursion is being dubbed the “VOTE DAMMIT!” tour, during which, if that sentiment isn’t clear enough, she will urge listeners to get out and vote for candidates who back her feminist causes.

“We need to not go slack this election year, and take all the elections very seriously because, without a Democrat majority in Congress, some very important changes will not be made,” she says in a press release from Righteous Babe, the record label she founded 25 years ago. Read more in this week's Sound Advice.


Ani DiFranco plays Bogart's Monday with Chastity Brown. More info/tickets: bogarts.com .
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