NEW YORK (AP) — Add Garth Brooks to the lineup of entertainers on the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden.
“This can be a nice day in our family,” the nation music celebrity stated throughout a digital press convention Monday, two days earlier than Biden is to be sworn in. “This isn’t a political assertion. This can be a assertion of unity.”
Brooks, who joins Girl Gaga and Jennifer Lopez amongst others, carried out throughout the inaugural celebration of President Barack Obama in 2009. He turned down an opportunity to play for President Donald Trump in 2017, citing a scheduling battle.
Invited by incoming first girl Jill Biden, Brooks has recognized the Bidens for greater than a decade, when Joe Biden was Obama’s vp.
Brooks stated that for this week’s inaugural, he’ll carry out solo doing “damaged down, bare-bones stuff,” and hinted at protecting materials by songwriters from outdoors the U.S.
He doesn’t plan to sing his socially acutely aware “We Shall Be Free,” which he carried out on the Obama inaugural.
Brooks praised the Bidens for being “hellbent on making issues good” and stated he welcomed the prospect to assist the nation heal.
“I wish to spend the subsequent 10 years of my life not divided. I’m so bored with being divided,” he stated.
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