Joe Biden’s inaugural concerts continue tonight with another linked to Martin Luther King Jr.’s vacation, with lineup that includes Yo-Yo Ma, Andra Day, and Bebe Winans.
The event, scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. ET, will feature a video by songwriter Diane Warren and Chesca’s performance of “El Cambio” (The Change), which Warren wrote and debuted during the campaign. Biden and has become an anthem. Adam Rifkin directed the video and Leah Sydney produced it.
Also on the concert poster, called United We Serve: A Celebration of MLK’s National Day of Service, are Aloe Blacc, Rep. Sharice Davids, Rosario Dawson, Bernie King, Martin Luther King III, Rev. Al Sharpton, Sean Patrick Thomas and Lynn Whitfield.
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On Sunday, Biden’s inaugural committee hosted a virtual concert featuring Cher and Barbra Streisand, among others, with most of the performers highlighting unity amid political divisions. Warren told Deadline that she looks forward to the next administration because Biden offers “a sense of hope and reason, intelligence, compassion and empathy.”
Biden’s inaugural committee also announced additional lineup for Tuesday night, including three events showcasing diversity. They understand the AAPI inaugural ball: breaking down barriers, celebrating Asian-American and Pacific Islander communities; We are a, celebrate black Americans; and Latino Inaugural 2021: Legacy, Resilience and Promise.
The AAPI Inaugural Ball will feature Michelle Kwan, Kal Penn, John Cho, Kumail Nanjiani and Chloe Bennet, with performances by Japanese Breakfast, Ari Afsar and Raja Kumar. Also in attendance will be Neera Tanden, nominated to be the next Director of the Office of Management and Budget, as well as Representative Ami Bera, Representative Pramila Jayapal, Representative Andy Kim and Representative Raja Krishnamoorthi.
Terrence J will welcome We are a, with performances such as Tobe Nwigwe, DJ D-Nice, The O’Jays, Rapsody, Step Afrika, The String Queens and the Texas Southern University Debate Team. Also in attendance will be Leslie Jones, Frankie Beverly, Stacey Abrams, Rep. James Clyburn, Cedric Richmond, Rep. Joyce Beatty, Senator Cory Booker, Senator-elect Raphael Warnock, Kim Fields, Erika Alexander and Jason George. The event will also feature a “Battle of the Orchestras”, featuring a number of university bands.
Latino Inaugural 2021: legacy, resilience and promise will be hosted by Eva Longoria and will star Lin-Manuel Miranda, John Leguizamo, Rita Moreno, Edward James Olmos, Ivy Queen and Becky G. There will also be performances by Gilberto Santa Rosa and Gaby Moreno, with David Garza, Emilio Estefan and All -Star Tejanos United – Stefani Montiel, Jose Posada, Shelly Lares, DJ Kane and Mariachi Nuevo Santander from Roma High School. Emilio Estefan produced a performance of One world, one prayer by the Wailers, with Skip Marley, Farruko, Shaggy and Cedella Marley.