Bruce Springsteen, Lin-Manuel Miranda To Participate In Biden's Inaugural Gala
Written by Black Voices on January 17, 2021
Actor-playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda and rockers Jon Bon Jovi and Bruce Springsteen are among the many stars who will spotlight a prime-time digital celebration televised Wednesday night time after Joe Biden is inaugurated because the 46th president.
Biden’s inaugural committee introduced the lineup Sunday for “Celebrating America,” a multinetwork broadcast that the committee payments as a mixture of stars and on a regular basis residents.
Miranda, who wrote and starred in Broadway’s “Hamilton,” will seem for a classical recitation. Musicians John Legend, Demi Lovato and Justin Timberlake, amongst others, will be part of Springsteen and Bon Jovi. Actresses Kerry Washington and Eva Longoria will act as hostesses, with former NBA star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar additionally scheduled to seem.
The segments will embody tributes to a UPS driver, a kindergarten trainer and Sandra Lindsey, the primary American to obtain the COVID-19 vaccine outdoors a medical trial.
The published is in lieu of conventional inaugural balls. Biden plans nonetheless to be sworn in on the Capitol’s West Entrance, however with a scaled-down ceremony due to the coronavirus and tight safety after the Jan. 6 violent rebellion on the Capitol as Congress convened to certify his victory.
Calling all HuffPost superfans!
Join membership to develop into a founding member and assist form HuffPost’s subsequent chapter