Garth & Jennifer Nettles To Perform At Obama 'Welcome Concert'
January 13, 2009 at 2:14 PM (PT)
PEARL/BIG MACHINE RECORDS/NASHVILLE star GARTH BROOKS and JENNIFER NETTLES of MERCURY/NASHVILLE duo SUGARLAND have joined a diverse lineup of artists that will perform at a "welcome concert" for PRESIDENT-ELECT BARACK OBAMA on JANUARY 18th at 2p (ET). The free show will be held at the NATIONAL MALL in WASHINGTON, D.C. and will be broadcast live on HBO-TV.
BEYONCE, BRUCE SPRINGTSTEEN and STEVIE WONDER will also perform, and others scheduled to appear include BONO, MARY J. BLIGE, JOSH GROBAN, WILL.I.AM, JOHN MELLANCAMP and SHAKIRA. QUEEN LATIFAH, DENZEL WASHINGTON, JAMIE FOXX and MARTIN LUTHER KING III will all read historic passages.