04.14.2018

Usher, Common and Dave Matthews Band set for lynching memorial concert

Usher, Common and Dave Matthews Band set for lynching memorial concert (Photo: Jim Spellman, WireImage)

Top musical acts including Common, Usher and the Dave Matthews Band are set to perform at a concert marking a new memorial to lynching victims in Montgomery, Alabama.

The Concert for Peace and Justice will coincide with the opening of a new memorial to victims of racial terror lynching. Erected by the Montgomery-based Equal Justice Initiative law firm, the memorial is located on a hilltop near downtown.

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