Inaugural Schedule

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.

Ed Kilgore

Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.