Pearl Jam to "Take a Stand Against Prejudice" by Canceling North Carolina Concert

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The band joins other musicians and filmmakers in the boycott.

Following the lead of Bruce Springsteen, Ringo Starr and other musicians, Pearl Jam have canceled their upcoming concert in Raleigh, N.C., in opposition to a law that says transgender people may not use a bathroom based on their gender identity and also nullifies city ordinances that provide discrimination protection to LGBT people.

Pearl Jam were set to play at Raleigh's PNC Arena on Wednesday as part of their current North American tour. But according to a statement posted Monday on pearljam.com, the band decided to "take a stand against prejudice" by canceling the show.

This story first appeared on Billboard.com.

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