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    Tue, 13 Jan 2009 11:33:30

    Bono, Beyoncé Among Inauguration Artists - Wait until you see the full lineup

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    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:
    Beyoncé
    Mary J. Blige
    Bono
    Garth Brooks
    Sheryl Crow
    Renee Fleming
    Josh Groban
    Herbie Hancock
    Heather Headley
    John Legend
    Jennifer Nettles
    John Mellencamp
    Usher Raymond IV
    Shakira
    Bruce Springsteen
    James Taylor
    will.i.am
    Stevie Wonder

    —The ARTISTdirect Staff
    01.13.09



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