Convention Watch: Common and Gavin DeGraw

Common will perform at the Democratic National Convention at a charity benefit for Musicians on Call, which brings music to wounded soldiers. Gavin DeGraw will perform at the org’s concert at the Republican National Convention.

The Recording Industry Assn. of America, the Auto Alliance, Viacom and CQ Roll Call are co-sponsors of the benefits.

Common said in a statement, “I’m not only excited to be able to support our President at this year’s Democratic National Convention, but also Musicians On Call, an organization that brings the healing power of music to hospital patients all over America.”

The event during the DNC will be held on Sept. 4 at the Fillmore concert venue in Charlotte. Jermaine Dupri will be the official DJ.

The event during the RNC will be held on Aug. 28 at the Dallas Bull concert venue in Tampa. DJ StoneRokk will be the official DJ.

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