President Obama, accompanied by his daughters Sasha and Malia, first lady Michelle Obama and mother-in-law Marian Robinson, arrives at St. John’s Church in Washington
The schedule for the second PUBLIC inauguration of President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden:
Monday, Jan. 21
Capitol Hill, 11:30 a.m. EST
The order of the program:
Musical selections: The U.S. Marine Band
Musical selections: P.S. 22, Staten Island in N.Y., and Lee University Festival Choir, Cleveland, Tenn.
Call to order and welcoming remarks: Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y.
Invocation: Myrlie Evers-Williams
Musical selection: Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir
Oath of office administered to Vice President Biden: Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor
Musical selection: James Taylor
Oath of office administered to President Obama: Chief Justice John Roberts
Inaugural address: President Obama
Musical selection: Kelly Clarkson
Poem: Richard Blanco
Benediction: the Rev. Luis Leon of St. John’s Church, Washington
The National Anthem: Beyoncé
Viewing stands and bleachers are lined along Pennsylvania Avenue
2:35 p.m. EST
The Obamas and Bidens participate in a parade featuring floats and vehicles representing about 60 groups.
The Commander in Chief’s Inaugural Ball
Washington Convention Center
6 p.m. EST
The gala honors service members and their families.
The Inaugural Ball
Washington Convention Center, Halls A, B and C
6:30 p.m. EST
Washington Convention Center, Halls D and E
Doors open 7 p.m. EST