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In the days leading up to the inauguration, there will be a number of virtual activities, starting with a welcome event on Jan. 16 that will celebrate America's changemakers. Whoopi Goldberg, Nik Dodani, Cristela Alonzo, Darren Criss, Rep. Grace Meng, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, the Resistance Revival Choir and the Black Pumas are all expected to participate. It will be streamed from the Presidential Inaugural Committee's website and social media channels beginning at 7:00 p.m. ET. Plus, there will be a virtual inaugural concert hosted by Keegan-Michael Key and Debra Messing on Jan. 17. It will air on the Presidential Inaugural Committee's website and social media channels starting at 8:00 p.m. ET and feature AJR, Michael Bivens, Connie Britton, Sophia Bush, Jaimie Camil, Fall Out Boy, Ben Harper, Carole King, Kal Penn, James Taylor, and will.i.am.
On Jan. 18, there will be a National Day of Service in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and a United We Serve: A Celebration of the National MLK Day of Service program that will stream from 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET on the Presidential Inaugural Committee's website and social media channels. Aloe Blacc, Rev. Dr. Bernice King, Martin Luther King III, Chesca, Rep. Sharice Davids, Rosario Dawson, Andra Day, Yo-Yo Ma, Rev. Al Sharpton, Sean Patrick Thomas, Diane Warren, Lynn Whitfield and Bebe Winans are expected to take part.
In addition, there will be a nationwide memorial to remember the lives lost to COVID-19 at 5:30 p.m. ET on Jan. 19.