Also scheduled to take part in the virtual event are Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI).
Cher backed Biden during the Democratic primary and wrote after his convention acceptance speech on Thursday, ‘AM PROUD JOE BIDEN SUPPORTER. LOVE, RESPECT,& BELIEVE IN JOE.I WILL NEVER STOP BELIEVING IN JOE,& I’M NO STARRY EYED GIRL.I’VE SEEN IT ALL & JOE IS MY PRESIDENT JOE WILL HELP WORKING FAMILIES. WE HAVE A MILLION SHATTERED DREAMS..I TRUST JOE 2 PUT THEM BACK TOGETHER AGAIN.”
The tickets for the event start at $1,000 per person, and rise to $100,000, either for donating or raising that amount. Donors of $50,000 and above will get to participate in a “virtual clutch.”
The Biden campaign has lined up other entertainment figures for events over the next several weeks. On Wednesday, Will & Grace‘s Debra Messing and Eric McCormack will moderate a conversation on “the value of women voters and leaders,” with Rep. Lucy McBath (D-GA), Rep. Abby Finkenauer (D-IA) and Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (D-FL). Tickets start at $100 per person.
Jennifer Garner will participate in a virtual fundraiser on Sept. 8 with Jill Biden, with tickets starting at $250 per person.
Cyndi Lauper is on the bill for an LGBTQ+ event on Sept. 14, with Buttigieg, Rep. Sharice Davids (D-KS) and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot. Tickets start at $100 per person.