Photo by Leigh Ann Hines
Following a rally performance yesterday in Wilmington, McCaughan will play solo tomorrow at Durham Central Park, with Chapel Hill punk band Spider Bags and their friends, Titus Andronicus. The rally goes from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., and the show is free and open to the public.
McCaughan also recently contributed to the 90 Days, 90 Reasons project (as did Ben Gibbard), explaining that he will vote for Obama because the President "turned [North Carolina] blue." He described his state as "different from the rest of the South (or at least we North Carolinians like to think so)," "a vibrant community of activists, educators, thinkers, and creators," pointing out that, until 2008, North Carolina had voted Republican almost exclusively since 1964.
"Obama proved that North Carolinians can and do look forward," McCaughan wrote. "We need to re-elect President Obama so he can further what he's started."
Mac and Superchunk also played rallies for Obama back in 2008.
Watch Superchunk play "Slack Motherfucker" at last year's Pitchfork Music Festival after the set times for tomorrow's rally:
Friday, October 26 @ Durham Central Park
11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Noon – Mac McCaughan solo12:30 – Spider Bags1:15 – Titus Andronicus