First Elton Jonn unequivocally said no. Then the Rockettes finally got a hall pass to pull out. Then, as the hunt for talent at Donald Trump’s inauguration got more desperate, reports surfaced that bookers were being offered ambassadorships to haul in big names.
None were forthcoming. But at least the January event had teenage classical singer Jackie Evancho and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir lined up.
Now, it looks like even the latter isn’t a safe bet.
A member of the choir, Jan Chamberlin, announced Thursday on Facebook that she was quitting the group over its decision to play the event, saying that it would be an endorsement of “tyranny and fascism.” Read more…