Big lineup set for tonight at Mile High Stadium
August 28, 2008 —
DENVER — The historic events planned for tonight at Mile High Stadium are officially under way.
Forty-five years after Martin Luther King Jr. made his “I have a Dream” speech, Barack Obama will become the first African American man to accept a major party nomination. Along the way spectators are also treated to a star-studded evening including performances from Colorado’s Yonder Mountain String Band and Jennifer Hudson (of American Idol fame).
Between 5 and 6 p.m. MDT, will.i.am – member of the hip-hop group Black Eyed Peas – is slated to perform, accompanied by John Legend on piano, according to the official schedule. Sheryl Crow is also scheduled for that hour. Then, between 6 and 7 p.m. MDT, soul legend Stevie Wonder will perform. Between 7 and 8 p.m., singer Michael McDonald is on the bill.
If rumors are any indication, Bruce Springsteen is also scheduled to play.
Note: RealVail writer David O. Williams is inside Mile High Stadium providing reports of the action all night long for RealVail.com.
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