Senator Al Franken to Host Pre-RatDog Fundraiser at University of Minnesota
Senator Al Franken (D-MN) will team up with Bob Weir to host a campaign fundraiser before RatDog’s performance at the University of Minnesota’s Northrup Auditorium on June 13. Fans that donate $2,600 to the comedian-turned-politician will be invited to listen to sound check, attend a private dinner with Franken and Weir and see the show. There will also be a $1,000 dinner and show option, as well as a $250-500 show-only option.
Al Franken, a longtime Deadhead, interviewed members of the Grateful Dead on a few occasions, and famously appeared on the in Dead Ahead concert video, which features several sketches from Franken and his late comedic partner Tom Davis.