Jay-Z continues to lend his artistic and political support to President-elect Barack Obama and Tuesday it was announced that the megastar rap icon will perform at a special inauguration concert in Washington, D.C on January 19th.
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Live Nation has confirmed an inauguration concert in Washington D.C., featuring Mogul/rapper Jay-Z on January 19.
The rapper will be backed by a live band when he hits the stage at The Warner Theatre in D.C., which is located on 13th Street.
Prior to Barack Obama’s historic election as the first African-American of the United States, Jay-Z championed the president’s bid for office via concerts, voter registration drives nationwide and through his celebratory track “History.”
The event will be held the evening before Obama is officially inaugurated as President on January 20th.
Tickets for the event are slated to go on sale January 9 at 10:00 am via ticketmaster, Livenation.com or the Warner Theatre Box Office.
Barack Obama will officially be inaugurated as the 44th President of the United States on January 20 in Washington, D.C.