Jessica to sing at Democrat convention

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Filipino-American singer Jessica Sanchez, the American Idol runner-up, will be one of the performers in the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Jessica will perform on Wednesday at the Time Warner Cable Arena.

The full slate of performers for the Democratic National Convention were announced Friday morning by the DNC committee.

Musicians James Taylor and Mary J. Blige join the Foo Fighters and Earth, Wind and Fire as headline acts on Thursday inside Bank of America Stadium. Singer Marc Anthony will sing the national anthem Thursday.

“This roster of performances only adds to the excitement building in Charlotte for the historic week ahead of us,” said DNC chair Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa in a statement. “The tens of thousands who will attend Convention events in person, and all those tuning in across the country, should be ready for quite a show.”

Below is the entire list of DNC performers:

Thursday, September 6 (Bank of America Stadium)
Foo Fighters
Mary J. Blige
Earth, Wind and Fire
James Taylor
Delta Rae
Inspire the Fire
Marc Anthony (national anthem)

Wednesday, September 5 (Time Warner Cable Arena)
DJ Cassidy
Jessica Sanchez
Branford Marsalis (national anthem)

Tuesday, September 4 (Time Warner Cable Arena)
DJ Cassidy
Ledisi
Amber Riley (national anthem)