Ted Leo, Andrew Bird for Obama inauguration gig

Tortoise will also perform at Washington D.C. gig

Ted Leo, Andrew Bird and Tortoise are gearing up for a special gig in Washington D.C. to celebrate the inauguration of Barack Obama as US President.

They will be joined by Waco Bros., Eleventh Dream Day, Jon Langford, Sally Timms, David ‘Honeyboy’ Edwards, Ken Vandermark, Freakwater, Icy Demons, Judson Claiborne and more at the ‘Big Shoulders Ball: Chicago Celebrates Change’ which will take place at the Black Cat venue in the city, reports Pitchfork.

The gig will take place on January 19, the night before Obama is sworn in as President.

–By our New York staff.

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