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Rufus Wainwright, The National, fun. to headline marriage equality benefit

RUFUS WAINWRIGHT: The singer-songwriter was born in the

RUFUS WAINWRIGHT: The singer-songwriter was born in the Village of Rhinebeck and attended Millbrook School, the inspiration for his song “Millbrook.” (Nov. 1, 2011) Credit: Getty Images

Rufus Wainwright, The National, and fun. will headline a star-studded benefit for national marriage equality at the Beacon Theatre on Oct. 30.

“Freedom to Love Now! A Concert for Marriage Equality,” organized by Thomas Bartlett a.k.a. Doveman and BOOM for Equality, will benefit the Freedom to Marry organization, which seeks to make it legal for same-sex couples to marry across the country.

The concert will also include performances from They Might Be Giants, John Cameron Mitchell, Toshi Reagon, Justin Vivian Bond and other guests still to be announced.

“We can't wait to be a part of this amazing event with some of our favorite artists and raise money for an incredible organization that is working hard for a better America,” fun.'s Jack Antonoff said in a statement.

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. tomorrow through Ticketmaster.

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