The Legends Ball will feature performances by Rodney Atkins, George Clinton, Chaka Khan, Marvin Sapp, the Temptations (with Dennis Edwards), Harold Melvin's Blue Notes, Kirk Franklin, the H.B. Barnum Orchestra, The Caravans, and Smokie Norful.
At the Urban Ball, guests will enjoy performances by T-Pain, David Banner, Athena Cage, Cedric the Entertainer, the Cheetah Girls, Fantasia, Lil Jon, Monica, Bella Steez, and Bobby Valentino.
Billed as "people's balls"—meaning they're more affordable than other major inaugural events—tickets cost $450 for the Legends Ball and $350 for the Urban Ball. A combo ticket, which gets you entrance into both events, is $650. Tickets go on sale here Friday, December 5.
Please note that only the official Web site for this event (AmericanMusicInauguralBalls.com) is authorized to sell tickets. An impostor site—friendsofdionne.org—claims to be selling tickets, but it is a hoax.
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