Singing in the Snow - Winter Olympics 2002
Music Industry News - as it happens
Source: Mi2N - February 8, 2002
Go to Salt Lake City for the 2002 Olympic Winter Games and you'll get more
than Elvis Stojko. Because apparently, there's a huge line-up of names such
as Sting, Kristi Yamaguchi, Barenaked Ladies, Yo Yo Ma, Bon Jovi, Charlotte
Church, Moby, Dave Matthews Band and Gloria Estefan scheduled for the
opening and closing ceremonies, as well as nightly at the Olympics Medals
Scheduled for the opening ceremonies are:
Sadie Buck, Rita Coolidge & Walela, Dixie Chicks, David Hartley, Michael
Kamen, R. Kelly, Keith Lockhart and the Utah Symphony, Mormon Tabernacle
Choir, LeAnn Rimes, Sting, U.S. Army Herald Trumpets, Utah Olympic Spirit
Band, John Williams, Kristi Yamaguchi and Yo Yo Ma.
Scheduled for the closing ceremonies are:
Christina Aguilera, Bon Jovi, Harry Connick, Jr., Charlotte Church, Earth
Wind & Fire, Gloria Estefan, Savion Glover, Josh Groban, Dorothy Hamill,
Scott Hamilton, Ilia Kulik, Moby, Dianne Reeves, Renee Roca, Gorsha Sur,
Katarina Witt and Kristi Yamaguchi.
Scheduled for performances at the Olympic Medals Plaza are (and were ; ):
February 9-Dave Matthews Band; 10-Lifehouse; 11-Foo Fighters; 12-Macy Gra;
13-Barenaked Ladies; 14-Sheryl Crow; 15-Smash Mouth; 16-Brooks & Dunn;
17-Train; 18-Nelly Furtado; 19-Creed; 20-Marc Anthony; 21-Alanis Morissette;
22-Goo Goo Dolls; 23-N'Sync; and, 24-Martina McBride.