Tuesday, January 20, Barack Obama will be inaugurated as President. And what better way to celebrate his arrival than with some great concerts?
Starting Sunday, shows are planned for various parts of Washington, D.C. Sunday night's star-studded Lincoln Memorial celebration is undoubtedly the pin-up. But there are plenty of other performances -- big and small -- for fans of all kinds of music, from pop and hip-hop to hardcore.
Below, check out our guide to the inauguration's most notable show:
We Are One: The Obama Celebration At The Lincoln Memorial Who? Bruce Springsteen, Beyonce, Bono, John Legend, Sheryl Crow, John Mellencamp, James Taylor, Stevie Wonder, Usher, Shakira, and more. Where?Lincoln Memorial Tickets Available? The event is free of charge and open to the public -- get there early!
Inauguration Kick-Off Celebration: A New Birth of Citizenship Who? John Legend, Maroon 5, DJ Samantha Ronson. Jessica Alba hosts. Where?Renaissance Washington Tickets Available? Yes, starting at $250. Click here for details.
In Concert On The Eve Of Change Who? Jay-Z with a live backing band Where?Warner Theatre Tickets Available? Yes, ranging from $375-$500 (Buy here).
The Big Shoulders Ball: Chicago Celebrates Change Who? Andrew Bird, Ted Leo, Tortoise, Icy Demons, Waco Brothers Where?The Black Cat Tickets Available? Sold out. eBay is your best bet.
"Hey: America Feels Kinda Cool Again" Inaugural Gala Who? Beastie Boys, Sheryl Crow, Citizen Cope Where?9:30 Club Tickets Available? Sold out. eBay is your best bet.
Demand in DC: The Empowerment of People Who? Anti-Flag, Darkest Hour, United Nations Where?The Black Cat Tickets Available? Yes. General admission costs $10 (Buy here).
Obama's Official Inauguration Concert Who? Elvis Costello, Sting Where?The Harman Center for the Arts Tickets Available? Sold out. But then again, with a ticket price range starting at $10,000, does it matter?