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Jackson Browne to Appear Sept. 5th at the 2nd Annual Benefit Concert for Jail Guitar Doors USA

NEWS - August 31, 2014

Jackson Browne is featured at the 2nd Annual Benefit Concert for Jail Guitar Doors USA at the historic John Anson Ford Amphitheatre in Hollywood, CA, September 5th.

The concert is curated by MC5 guitarist & JBD-USA Co-founder Wayne Kramer. The show features a line-up including comedian/emcee Dana Gould, with featured performers including Jackson Browne, Tom Morello, White Fence, Jill Sobule and JGD Program Graduate Franc Foster.

The show will be held at the John Anson Ford Amphitheatre, 2580 Cahenga Blvd., East, Hollywood, CA. Friday, September 5th at 8pm, $25 General Admission / to $150 VIP Packages. More information about the show can be found here.

About Jail Guitar Doors USA
In 1978, The Clash released the song, "Jail Guitar Doors." The song tells the story of the imprisonment of their fellow musician Wayne Kramer. In 2007, to honor the life of Clash founder, Joe Strummer, Billy Bragg launches an initiative in England to provide musical equipment used to rehabilitate inmates serving time in Her Majestys Prisons in the United Kingdom. His initiative is named for that very same song, Jail Guitar Doors. In 2009, Wayne Kramer partners with Billy Bragg to found Jail Guitar Doors USA. Together, their combined effort continues the mission for prisoners in America.

More information about Jail Guitar Doors USA can be found here.

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