New Details Surface About Trump’s Inauguration

Katie Jerkovich Entertainment Reporter
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New details have surfaced about what entertainment is planned for President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration.

On Friday, during a transition conference call with reporters, Trump’s incoming press secretary Sean Spicer said that there will be more than 8,000 parade participants for the inauguration celebration on January 20th.  (RELATED: Trump: Celebrities Did Nothing For Hillary, ‘I Want The People’ At My Inauguration)

Donald Trump (Getty Images)

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The parade will take place after Trump and Vice President-elect Michael Pence are sworn in. (RELATED: Mormon Choir On Trump Inauguration: We Will Perform Despite Opposition)

The parade will start at the U.S. Capitol with some 40 high school and university marching bands from all over the country following Trump, Pence and their families down Pennsylvania Avenue to the White House.

A pedestrian walks up the middle of North Capitol Street towards the U.S. Capitol building, on largely deserted streets, as a major snow storm hits the Washington area closing U.S. Federal Government offices for the day and shutting down much of the city of Washington February 13, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

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Along with the marching bands, first responders and veterans groups will also join in on the festivities.

Trump has said in previous reports that he wants the “people” to perform at his inauguration ceremonies rather than so-called “A-list” celebrities who did “nothing” for Hillary Clinton’s run for the White House.

“The so-called ‘A’ list celebrities are all wanting tixs to the inauguration, but look what they did for Hillary, NOTHING. I want the PEOPLE,” Trump tweeted.

Perfomers who are confirmed to be at the inauguration include the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and the famous Radio City Hall Rockettes.

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir and church leaders sing together in the Conference Center during the 186th Annual General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints on April 2, 2016 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images

(Photo by George Frey/Getty Images

Singer Andrea Bocelli recently backed out of performing at the ceremony amid backlash from his fans. Country singer Garth Brooks has also declined to perform over negative pressure from fans, another report claims.

Honoree Andrea Bocelli performs during the 19th annual Keep Memory Alive 'Power of Love Gala' benefit for the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health honoring Andrea Bocelli and Veronica Bocelli at MGM Grand Garden Arena on June 13, 2015 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Keep Memory Alive)

(Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Keep Memory Alive)

“They both bowed to the pressure,” one source said. “Their phones were blowing up, and they decided it just wasn’t worth it.”