The virtual #iVoted Festival returns next week to mark another round of democracy in action with the Georgia Senate runoff elections scheduled for Tuesday, January 5th.
Branded as #iVoted Festival Georgia, the “Special Election” edition of the virtual event was confirmed by organizers earlier this week, and will look to drive voter turnout with remote performances from the top artists as streamed by fans of the southern state as determined via Chartmetric data. The festival will air exclusively on the streaming platform Mandolin beginning at 1 p.m. ET on Tuesday and continuing until 9:35 p.m. ET.
Artists set to partake in the one-day event include Akie Bermiss (Lake Street Dive), Brendan Bayliss and Joel Cummins (Umphrey’s McGee), Drive-By Truckers, Greensky Bluegrass, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, Jukebox the Ghost, Kate Pierson (the B-52s), The Revivalists, Living Colour, Peggy Seeger, Shakey Graves, W. Kamau Bell, Andy Mineo, Arrested Development, Yacht Rock Revue, The Coathangers, The Future Babes, and more.
Fans in Georgia will be able to RSVP for access to the free stream by sharing a selfie photo with the tag “#IVOTEDFESTIVALGA” from outside of their local polling place, at home with their blank and unmarked ballot, or from next to their mailbox or post office if they’ve voted already. Non-Georgia residents and those who are too young to vote will also be able to watch the event by RSVPing here.
— #iVoted (@iVotedFestival) December 28, 2020
Over the weekend, over 50 artists and hundreds of thousands of viewers around the world came together for Georgia Comes Alive, a virtual music festival aimed at promoting voter participation in Georgia’s critical Senate runoff elections. Presented by Live For Live Music in partnership with voter registration nonprofit HeadCount, the marathon streaming event raised more than $160,000 in funds for organizations like CivicGeorgia and Georgia Coalition for the People’s Agenda that are putting in work on the ground to get Georgians out to the polls.