A number of big-name music artists have been confirmed to take part in President-elect Joe Biden‘s inauguration celebrations next week.
Carole King, James Taylor, Fall Out Boy, and Ben Harper are just a few of the artists who have been confirmed to perform at a “We the People” pre-inauguration event this Sunday (1/17) hosted by actors Keegan-Michael Key and Debra Messing. Sunday’s event will begin at 8 a.m. EST and can be streamed (via $5 donation) in real-time here.
Lady Gaga will sing the National Anthem at Joe Biden and Kamala Harris’ swearing-in ceremony at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, January 20th, where Jennifer Lopez is also scheduled to perform in some capacity.
Later on in the evening, a Celebrating America concert event will feature performances from Justin Timberlake, Demi Lovato, Bon Jovi, Bruce Springsteen, Foo Fighters, and John Legend. The virtual event will be hosted by Tom Hanks and will air on most major television news networks starting at 8:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday.
Head to the official Biden Inaugural Committee website for more info for next week’s concert events.
We are excited for these amazing speakers and performers to join our “Celebrating America” primetime program at 8:30pm ET/PT for #Inauguration2021!@EvaLongoria@kerrywashington@foofighters@johnlegend@springsteen pic.twitter.com/miKo6kbvE7
— Biden Inaugural Committee (@BidenInaugural) January 15, 2021
[H/T Consequence of Sound]