Here, from AP, is a detailed schedule of today’s Inaugural events:
11:30 a.m. EST: Ceremonial swearing-in, Capitol Hill
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
2:35 p.m. EST: Inaugural Parade
Viewing stands and bleachers are lined along Pennsylvania Avenue
The Obamas and Bidens participate in a parade featuring floats and vehicles representing about 60 groups.
6 p.m. EST: The Commander in Chief’s Inaugural Ball
Washington Convention Center
The gala honors service members and their families.
6:30 p.m. EST: The Inaugural Ball
Washington Convention Center, Halls A, B and C
Tomorrow the official events wrap up with the National Prayer Service at Washington National Cathedral at 10:30 AM EST.
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