Tedeschi Trucks Band Plans Donation, Gender-Neutral Bathrooms For North Carolina Shows

first_imgAfter North Carolina passed the discriminatory House Bill 2, aka the “HB-2” Bathroom Bill, popular musicians began taking a stand against the injustice. Popular artists like Bruce Springsteen and Pearl Jam canceled performances, while others like Dead & Company pledged to make an $100,000 donation to local activist groups.With that tension in mind, the Tedeschi Trucks Band took a moment to address the situation. With two shows coming up in the controversial state in July, the TTB released a statement encouraging fans to read up on the new legislation. They also revealed plans to donate money to the group Equality North Carolina and to provide gender-neutral bathrooms for both of their NC shows.Read the band’s full statement, embedded below.last_img read more