Acclaimed Songwriter Justin Tranter Hosts "Beyond": The Second Annual Spirit Day Concert Benefiting GLAAD and LGBTQ Youth


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Justin Tranter (L) and Dan Reynolds perform onstage at Justin Tranter And GLAAD Present 'BEYOND' Spirit Day Concert at The Sayers Club on October 17, 2018 in Hollywood, California.

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October 18, 2018 (Los Angeles, CA) - Last night, Golden Globe and Grammy nominated songwriter Justin Tranter hosted "Beyond", their second annual Spirit Day Concert benefiting GLAAD at The Sayers Club in Hollywood, CA. Tranter, a GLAAD Board Member who has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for the organization, put on the intimate show to help raise funds for GLAAD in support of LGBTQ youth.

The event raised more than $400k for GLAAD's Spirit Day anti-bullying campaign and work to support LGBTQ youth. Donations were made by celebrities including: Nick Jonas, Dan Reynolds, Ariadne Getty, Darren Criss, Derek Hough, August Getty, and more. This year's event was also proudly sponsored by Ketel One Family-Made Vodka, CAA, the Ariadne Getty Foundation, Warner Chappell, Aaron Rosenberg, Benny Blanco and Sony ATV.

Featuring guest performances from Dan Reynolds of Imagine Dragons, Darren Criss, Sarah Aarons, Shea Diamond, and VINCINT, Tranter ran through a setlist of hits from their impressive songwriting repertoire. Tranter had the crowd enthralled and singing along all night, as they performed songs such as "Sorry", "Issues", "Believer", "The Middle", "Cake By The Ocean", "American Pie", and "Stay", among many others. Notable figures in attendance included Darren Criss, Nick Jonas, Julianne Hough, Derek Hough, Dan Reynolds of Imagine Dragons, Katherine Langford (13 Reasons Why), Tommy Dorfman (13 Reasons Why), CEO of Warner Bros. Records Aaron Bay-Schuck, JoJo, August Getty, Shea Diamond, Trace Lysette (Transparent), Parson James, Bea Miller, Daya, Laura Marano, VINCINT, Raymond Braun, Jacob Tobia, Alma, Shawn Wasabi, Willam, Sarah Aarons, Wes Period, Ariadne Getty, and GLAAD President Sarah Kate Ellis.

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October 18, 2018 11:08am ET by BB Gun Press  

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