Janelle Monaé, Maxwell and More To Perform at Women’s March On Washington

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This Saturday, January 21st, The Women’s March on Washington will gather thousands in opposition to the president-elect and his regime in the nation’s capitol. Artists and politicians have already pledged their support to the protest. Today we learn that the rally portion of the march will also host performances and panels from a star-studded line-up. Musical performances will be helmed by Janelle Monae, MaxwellAngelique KidjoMary Chapin Carpenter, the Indigo Girls, MC Lyte, Samantha Ronson, Toshi Reagon and Emily Wells

For the panel discussions, Questlove, Grimes, Neko Case, Rakim and Lila Downs will sit at the “artists table” in support of the march and its 200 “sister marches” across the country. For more on the Women’s March on Washington or any of its satellite protests, hit the link below. Tonight, Solange and Esperanza Spalding headline the Peace Ball, an anti-inauguration event being held at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, featuring special guests Angela Davis, Amy Goodman, Naomi Klein, Van Jones, Sonia Sanchez, Danny Glover and more. We’ll see you down there.

>>>Learn more about The Women’s March On Washington 


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