Other upcoming events now in the political cross-hairs include Moogfest, dedicated to the keyboard pioneer Bob Moog, held in Durham in mid-May. The festival is due to include Gary Numan, Grimes, Miike Snow, the Black Madonna and transgender CEO Martine Rothblatt.
Moogfest’s Adam Katz said in a statement that while organisers are adamantly opposed to the law, the festival will proceed as “an inclusive environment where all people come together to explore big ideas for the future. We value diversity, self-expression and experimentation above all else.”
“The liberation of LGBTQ+ people is wired into the original components of electronic music culture and personally embodied in the deep, lifelong friendship between our godmother (and trans icon), Wendy Carlos and our godfather, Bob Moog,” Black Madonna said. She plans to join thousands of other people in #ILLGOWITHYOU protest.
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