Adult Swim and Ben & Jerry’s have teamed up for Adult Swim’s first broadcast musical performance, all in celebration of National Voter Registration Day.
Grammy-nominated hip-hop group Run The Jewels will be the attraction. The event will air Saturday, October 10 at Midnight ET/PT on Adult Swim, all with the goal of encouraging fans to vote in the upcoming election.
“Holy Calamavote” will see Run The Jewels perform the entirety of RTJ4, their new album. The show will be presented commercial-free.
“We’re proud to be a part of this initiative to encourage and enable voting and can’t wait to finally perform our album RTJ4. This will be fun,” said a statement from Killer Mike and El-P of Run The Jewels.
“Adult Swim is honored to be a part of this cultural moment and to partner with Run The Jewels and Ben & Jerry’s to present the first performance of the
Run the Jewels will perform RTJ4 in full for an Adult Swim special at midnight Eastern on Saturday, October 10. The concert will stream on the network’s YouTube channel once the broadcast finishes early Sunday morning. The event, which aims to encourage voter turnout, is both the debut live performance of RTJ4 and Adult Swim’s first ever concert broadcast. “We’re proud to be a part of this initiative to encourage and enable voting and can’t wait to finally perform our album RTJ4,” Killer Mike and El-P in a press release. “This will be fun.”
Titled “Holy Calamavote,” the Ben & Jerry’s–sponsored show will not be interrupted by ads, according to the press release. Those watching the livestream will be prompted to donate to the ACLU, should they wish.
Jabari Paul, the U.S. activism manager at Ben & Jerry’s, said in the press release: “Young people are the single largest
The performance celebrates National Voter Registration Day.
To help celebrate National Voter Registration Day tomorrow, Adult Swim and Ben & Jerry’s have come together to announce Adult Swim’s first-ever broadcast musical performance by Grammy-nominated hip-hop powerhouse, Run The Jewels. The event will air Saturday, October 10th at Midnight ET/PT, only on Adult Swim, to encourage fans to vote this November. “Holy Calamavote” will be a wholly singular cultural event, wherein Run The Jewels will perform, commercial-free, the entirety of RTJ4, their critically lauded new album which became a mainstay on mid-year “best of” lists (including USA Today, Time, Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly, NPR, Pitchfork, American Songwriter, and more) and is widely renowned as one of the most prescient and important releases of the year.
“We’re proud to be a part of this initiative to encourage and enable voting and can’t wait to finally perform our album RTJ4. This will be