WASHINGTON, D.C. -
The Presidential Inaugural Committee (PIC) announced today the producers and
initial talent lineup for "The Neighborhood Ball: An Inauguration
Celebration," which will air live on ABC from 8:00 - 10:00 p.m. ET/PT,
Tuesday, January 20.
Musical performers scheduled for the Neighborhood Inaugural Ball include Mariah
Carey, Beyonce, Mary J. Blige, Faith Hill, JAY-Z, Alicia Keys, Shakira
and Stevie Wonder. Nick Cannon will DJ the event. Additional
performers will be announced as they are confirmed.
In an effort to make this inaugural celebration open and accessible to all
Americans, President-elect Barack Obama will host the first-ever
"Neighborhood Inaugural Ball," the premier event of inauguration
evening, on January 20th. To help bring this unique event to
neighborhoods across the nation, ABC will broadcast "The Neighborhood
Ball: An Inauguration Celebration." The event will air live from the
Washington Convention Center in Washington D.C., TUESDAY, JANUARY 20
(8:00-10:00 p.m. ET).
For the latest information on the 2009 Presidential Inauguration, please visit www.pic2009.org