Tonight (January 19), celebrations began for the inauguration of President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris, who will be officially sworn into office tomorrow. Japanese Breakfast was among the musicians to perform this evening. She played “Everybody Wants to Love You!” from her 2016 record Psychopomp. Watch Michelle Zauner play with a full band below (Japanese Breakfast’s set starts at about 27:35).
Japanese Breakfast played during the AAPI Inaugural Ball: Breaking Barriers segment of tonight’s events. The event linked up IMPACT and RUN AAPI to celebrate the nation’s Asian American and Pacific Islander communities.
Tomorrow, a number of stars will perform at the inauguration ceremony. Lady Gaga will sing the National Anthem, and artists like Jennifer Lopez, Bruce Springsteen, Justin Timberlake, and others will also perform.
Zauner recently announced the release date for her memoir Crying in H Mart. The book arrives in April. She also teamed with Crying’s Ryan Galloway for a new quarantine project called BUMPER. They shared their debut EP pop songs 2020 in September.