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Springsteen, Jay-Z to Close out Campaign With Obama

Saturday, 03 Nov 2012 11:00 AM

President Barack Obama will deploy rock and rap legends on his final day of the presidential race as icons Bruce Springsteen and Jay-Z close out the 2012 presidential campaign in the Midwest.

Obama and Springsteen will travel together to Madison, Wis., on Monday. Then they will be joined by Jay-Z in Columbus, Ohio. For Obama's last event of the campaign, Springsteen and Jay-Z will perform in Des Moines, Iowa, where Obama will meet up with first lady Michelle Obama.

Springsteen will open the Columbus event, followed by Jay-Z, who will
perform and then introduce the president.

Springsteen, a New Jersey native performed at a benefit concert for victims of Hurricane Sandy on Friday which also featured Billy Joel, Jon Bon Jovi and Christina Aguilera, among others.

Another big name musician is pitching in for Obama: Singer Katy Perry is scheduled to put on a free concert in Milwaukee on Saturday.

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