By Tim Saunders on
The “Kids’ Inaugural: We Are the Future” concert will air Monday, January 19, on the Disney Channel. The show will be held at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C, and will be hosted by Michelle Obama. The event will be simulcast on Radio Disney, and will be streamed on Disney.com immediately following the culmination of the telecast on Disney Channel.
“We are honored and excited to have such top level talent performing and producing these events,” said Emmett S. Beliveau, Executive Director of the Presidential Inaugural Committee. “Working with ABC and Disney, we are bringing these exciting performances into the homes of millions of Americans to make this the most open and accessible inauguration celebration ever.”
The following night, January 20, will see The Neighborhood Inaugural Ball take place, featuring Beyoncé Knowles, Jay-Z, Stevie Wonder, Mary J. Blige, Mariah Carey, Faith Hill, Alicia Keys and Shakira. The show will allow the Obamas to meet some of their new neighbors in the District of Columbia, and will be broadcast live on ABC.
“We are bringing these exciting performances into the homes of millions of Americans to make this the most open and accessible inauguration celebration ever,” said Beliveau.
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