Talent Lineup Announced For Inaugural Balls

The Presidential Inaugural Committee (PIC) announced today a slate of top recording artists performing at several official events for the 2009 Presidential Inaugural celebration.

“The talent we have selected reflects the diverse musical traditions of our nations, truly making this ‘America’s Inaugural,’” said Emmett S. Beliveau, PIC Executive Director. “As we seek to make this the most open and accessible inaugural in history, we have selected a full slate of top recording artists that we think will provide something for everyone. This will be a celebration for everyone.”


A list of performers for several official PIC inaugural events is below. Additional performers for the remaining events will be announced soon.

Tuesday, January 20, Inauguration Night

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President Obama Home States Ball
Jack Johnson
Don Cagen Orchestra

Vice President Biden Home States Ball
Maroon 5
James Gerard Orchestra

Mid-Atlantic Ball
The Dead
DJ Cassidy
Midwestern Ball
Sheryl Crow
Fabulous Motown Revue

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Western Ball
Marc Anthony
Party on the Moon

Eastern Ball
James Taylor
Liquid Pleasure with Kenny Mann

Southern Ball
The Derek Trucks Band with Susan Tedeschi
Wil Gravatt Band

Sunday, January 18

Finance Welcome Brunch
Yolanda Adams
Carole King
BeBe Winans
Dartmouth Gospel Choir

Monday, January 19
Bi-Partisan Dinner at Union Station, Honoring Vice President-elect Joe Biden
Carole King 

Bi-Partisan Dinner at the National Building Museum, Honoring General Colin Powell
Faith Hill

Bi-Partisan Dinner at the Hilton Washington, Honoring Senator John McCain
Patti LaBelle

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