Red Hot Chili Peppers, Vampire Weekend & More to Perform at Bernie Sanders Benefits

By Amanda Wicks

Some big musical acts have signed on board to help people “Feel the Bern” when it comes to Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. Red Hot Chili PeppersVampire WeekendKiller Mike and Foster the People will perform at benefits for the candidate in Iowa and Los Angeles.

Related: Rostam Batmanglij Quits Vampire Weekend to Pursue Solo Project

On Saturday, January 30, Killer MikeVampire Weekend and Foster the People will perform at the University of Iowa Field House (via SPIN). The Red Hot Chili Peppers will pull headlining duty in Los Angeles on Feb. 5, when they perform at The Theatre at Ace Hotel.

Both events are different geographical versions of the popular “Brooklyn is Berning” benefit held in early January.

This isn’t Killer Mike’s first time supporting Sanders. The rapper introduced Sanders before an Atlanta rally on Nov. 23. He’s been an outspoken fan of the candidate since Sanders announced his candidacy for president.


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