Artists and Cultural Leaders for Bernie Sanders

We — the undersigned artists, musicians, and cultural leaders of America — are excited to endorse a new vision for our country.

It’s a vision that pushes for a progressive economic agenda.

It’s a vision that creates jobs, raises wages, protects the environment, and gets big money out of politics.

We endorse Bernie Sanders to become the 2016 Democratic Nominee for President of the United States of America.


The Artists and Cultural Leaders for Bernie Sanders

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Artist affiliations are listed for reference purposes only and do not indicate an endorsement by anyone other than the indiviual listed.

Letter Signatories

Are you an artist or cultural leader supporting Bernie Sanders?

Physician | Activist Patch Adams
Musician Brian Baker Minor Threat, Bad Religion
Musician Chris Ballew Presidents of the United States of America
Musician Lou Barlow Dinosaur Jr, Sebadoh
Actor Justin Bartha
DJ Adrian Bartos Stretch Armstrong
Musician Bhi Bhiman
Musician Jello Biafra Dead Kennedys
Actor Stephen Bishop
Musician Elvin Bishop
Musician CJ Boyd
Composer | Musician Nicholas Britell
Actor Mehcad Brooks
Musician Jackson Browne
Musician Dan Campbell The Wonder Years
Musician Belinda Carlisle The Go-Go’s
Musician Tommy Castro
Musician Matthew Caws Nada Surf
Comedian | Author | Artist Margaret Cho
Musician | Author Cheetah Chrome
Activist | Entrepreneur Ben Cohen
Writer | Editor | Director Hank Corwin
Musician Marshall Crenshaw
Musician David Crosby
Musician Bob D’Amico The Fiery Furnaces, Sebadoh
Musician | Author John Densmore The Doors, Riders on the Storm
Actor | Producer Danny DeVito
Designer Aaron Draplin
Musician Greg Dulli Afghan Whigs
Musician | Actor Steve Earle
Musician Alex Ebert Edward Sharpe & Magnetic Zeroes
Artist Ron English
Musician Alejandro Escovedo
Artist Shepard Fairey
Musician Jonathan Fishman Phish
Musician Flea Red Hot Chili Peppers
Musician Andy Fleming Brother Trucker
Artist | Producer | Composer Ben Folds
Actor Ben Foster
Actor | Musician Jon Foster KaneHoller
Musician | Composer Bill Frisell
Actor Nicholas Gonzalez
Musician Mike Gordon Phish
Musician Billy Gould Faith No More
Radio Host Michael Halloran
Musician | Videographer Adam Harding Dumb Numbers
Musician | Writer Maureen Herman Babes in Toyland
Actor | Musician Brendan Hines
Musician | Producer Karl Hofstetter Joyful Noise Recordings
Writer | Producer David Holden
DJ | Musician Chris Holmes
Musician Cadien Lake James Twin Peaks “Band”
Musician | Music Producer | Author Brad Terrence "Scarface" Jordan Geto Boys
Producer | Manager | Consultant Mike Kappus
Writer | Producer Daniel Kellison
Musician Anthony Kiedis Red Hot Chili Peppers
Musician | Author Tim Kinsella Joan of Arc
Musician Nate Kinsella Joan of Arc, Birthmark
Musician Josh Klinghoffer Red Hot Chili Peppers
Actor | Comedian David Koechner
Music Publisher | Music Supervisor Margaret Saadi Kramer
Musician | Composer Wayne Kramer MC5
Actress | Musician Zoë Kravitz
Actor | Musician Donovan Leitch
Actress | Musician Juliette Lewis
Musician Jason Loewenstein The Fiery Furnaces, Sebadoh
Actor Justin Long
Musician Jesse Malin
Sports Commentator | Musician | Actor Sal Masekela
Actor Holt McCallany
Rapper | Producer | Speaker Brandon Christopher “Lil B" McCartney
DJ Trevor McFedries Skeet Skeet
Writer | Director Adam McKay
Author | Historian Dennis McNally
Musician | Producer Justin Meldal-Johnsen
Actor Breckin Meyer
Photographer | Author Susana Millman
Actor Donald Warren “DW” Moffett
Musician Thurston Moore Sonic Youth
Musician Charlie Musselwhite
Musician Graham Nash
Musician Meshell Ndegeocello
Musician Will Noon Fun.
Comedian | Writer | Actor Patton Oswalt
Musician Raul Pacheco Ozomatli
Musician Holly Palmer
Screenwriter | Producer | Director Oren Peli
Actor | Producer Jeremy Piven
Director Shira Piven
Musician Joel Rafael
Musician | Activist Bonnie Raitt
Actress | Musician Nikki Reed
Comedian | Actor | Musician John C. Reilly
Musician | Actor Michael “Killer Mike” Render
Blues Legend Duke Robillard
Actor | Director | Producer Mark Ruffalo
Actor Jonathan Sadowski
Investor | Writer Guy Saperstein
Educator Jeanine Saperstein
Musician Gabe Saporta Cobra Starship
Actress Susan Sarandon
Musician | Composer Chris Schlarb
Musician | Producer Walter Schreifels
DJ Zach Sciacca Z-Trip
Actor Reid Scott
Author | Critic Joel Selvin
Musician Chris Shiflett Foo Fighters
Musician Eve Sicular Isle Of Klezbos
Musician | Composer Corky Siegel
Comedian | Actress | Writer Sarah Silverman
Writer | Historian Sylvie Simmons
Musician Chad Smith Red Hot Chili Peppers
Musician Jill Sobule
Musician | Producer Sam Sparro
Screenwriter | Comedian Andrew Steele
Musician Michael Stipe R.E.M.
Musician Serj Tankian System of a Down
Musician Jeff Tweedy Wilco
Musician Loudon Wainwright III
Musician Mike Watt The Stooges, Minutemen
Musician Chelsea Tyler KaneHoller
Musician Dusty Watson The Sonics
Actor George Wendt
Philosopher | Academic Dr. Cornel West
Actor Wil Wheaton
Musician Lucinda Williams
Comedian | Writer Lizz Winstead
Musician Yoni Wolf Why?
Inventor Steve Wozniak
Musician | Composer Hans Zimmer