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    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.”

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    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
    Common
    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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