Bono, Beyoncé Among Inauguration Artists
Tue, 13 Jan 2009 11:33:30
Next Sunday's free pre-inauguration concert has snagged a staggering lineup, including Shakira, Bruce Springsteen, Garth Brooks, Beyoncé, Bono and John Legend. Jamie Foxx, Martin Luther King III and Denzel Washington will also deliver special readings at the free event. Dubbed “We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial,” it's open to the public and will be broadcasted by HBO.
Other D.C. area concerts planned on January 19 include "Hey, America Feels Kinda Cool Again" (The Beastie Boys and Sheryl Crow at the 9:30 club), Jay-Z at the Warner Theatre, and Bela Fleck pairing up with Wynton Marsalis at the Kennedy Center.
The full "We Are One" breakdown:
Mary J. Blige
Usher Raymond IV
—The ARTISTdirect Staff