The record of celeb performers for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris’ Inauguration Day continues to develop. Here’s who you’ll be able to count on to see all through the day’s occasions.
WASHINGTON — Lady Gaga will sing the nationwide anthem at Joe Biden’s inauguration and Jennifer Lopez will give a musical efficiency on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol when Biden is sworn in because the nation’s forty sixth president on Wednesday.
Garth Brooks may even be performing through the ceremony, doing what he known as some “damaged down, bare-bones stuff,” and hinted that he could also be overlaying materials by songwriters from exterior the U.S.
Brooks additionally carried out through the inaugural celebration of President Barack Obama in 2009. He turned down an opportunity to play for President Donald Trump in 2017, citing a scheduling battle.
Several different celebrities might be making appearances and performing throughout a celebration Wednesday evening after the inauguration. Tom Hanks will host a 90-minute primetime TV particular celebrating Biden’s inauguration. The occasion may even embrace Ant Clemons, Black Pumas, Bruce Springsteen, Chef Jose Andres, Demi Lovato, Dolores Huerta, Eva Longoria, Foo Fighters, John Legend, Jon Bon Jovi, Justin Timberlake, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Kerry Washington, Kim NG, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Tim McGraw and Tyler Hubbard.
At the swearing-in ceremony, the Rev. Leo O’Donovan, a former Georgetown University president, will give the invocation and the Pledge of Allegiance might be led by Andrea Hall, a firefighter from Georgia.
There may even be a poetry studying from Amanda Gorman, the primary nationwide youth poet laureate, and the benediction might be given by Rev. Silvester Beaman of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Wilmington, Delaware.
Who carried out at Trump’s inauguration?
During President Donald Trump’s inauguration ceremony, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir sang “America the Beautiful” and teenage soprano Jackie Evancho carried out the nationwide anthem. The Missouri State University Chorale additionally carried out.
The evening earlier than Trump’s inauguration there was a concert at the Lincoln Memorial that includes Sam Moore, 3 Doors Down and singer Toby Keith.
Who carried out at Obama’s inauguration?
President Obama’s first inauguration ceremony featured a efficiency by Aretha Franklin, a string quartet together with Yo-Yo Ma, Anthony McGill,
Gabriela Montero and Itzhak Perlman additionally carried out. The United States Navy Band Sea Chanters sang the nationwide anthem.
Two days earlier than Obama’s first inauguration, a star-studded live performance was held at the Lincoln Memorial. It featured a few of music’s greatest names together with: Beyoncé, Bruce Springsteen, Sheryl Crowe, Stevie Wonder, Garth Brook,s Renee Fleming, Josh Groban, John Mellencamp, Shakira, James Taylor, U2, Usher and can.i.am.
For Obama’s second inauguration ceremony in 2013, there have been performances by “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band, PS 22 Chorus—Staten Island, New York, Lee University Festival Choir—Cleveland, Tennessee, the Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir, James Taylor and Kelly Clarkson. Beyoncé sang the nationwide anthem.
Many different celebrities carried out throughout numerous inauguration events together with John Legend, Common, Darren Criss, Amber Riley, Naya Rivera, Usher and Katy Perry.