Convention program director Stephanie Cutter said in a statement that the planned musical acts “will help us tell the story of where we are as a country today under the failed leadership of Donald Trump, and the promise of that. that we can and should be with Joe Biden as president. . “
Cutter added that the artists “are committed to engaging with, recording, and mobilizing voters to get us across the finish line in November.”
News of the convention’s music lineup comes after organizers on Tuesday revealed a list of prominent politicians and public figures who will speak during the event’s two-hour nighttime lineup from August 17-20.
The Obamas and Clintons are expected to speak, as are the main voices of the party’s left wing, including Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders and New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
California Senator Kamala Harris – whom alleged Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has nominated this week as his running mate – will likely make headlines next Wednesday night, with Biden delivering the keynote address Thursday.