HomeHistoricalMusic and the Inauguration Carl January 18, 2013 Historical CNN has an interesting piece about music and the inauguration, which is set for Monday. The show should be pretty good: This year’s festivities include a Kids’ Inaugural Concert on Saturday and two official balls on Monday night. Performers for those events include Katy Perry, Brad Paisley, Alicia Keys, Marc Anthony, Stevie Wonder and Smokey Robinson — a mix of pop, country, R & B, Latin, rock and old-school hitmakers. (Continue Reading…) Above Aretha Franklin and her hat sing My Country Tis of Thee. Bruce Springsteen and Pete Seeger also appeared, I believe the day before.