Democrats to feature stars Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Eva Longoria, Tracee Ellis Ross, Kerry Washington

Convention music acts include Leon Bridges, The Chicks, Common, Billie Eilish, Jennifer Hudson, John Legend, Billy Porter, Maggie Rogers, Prince Royce and Stephen Stills.

SHARE Democrats to feature stars Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Eva Longoria, Tracee Ellis Ross, Kerry Washington
‘Veep’ star Julia Louis-Dreyfus

‘Veep’ star Julia Louis-Dreyfus

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The Democratic Convention kicks off Monday night with stars and activists Eva Longoria, Tracee Ellis Ross, Kerry Washington, and Julia Louis-Dreyfus featured between Monday and Thursday when Joe Biden accepts the Democratic presidential nomination.

Northwestern University grad Dreyfus, who played Selina Meyer on the HBO series Veep, appears Thursday when former real Vice President Joe Biden accepts the Democratic presidential nomination.

Musical acts across convention week, all ready announced, include Leon Bridges, The Chicks, Common, Billie Eilish, Jennifer Hudson, John Legend, Billy Porter, Maggie Rogers, Prince Royce, Stephen Stills, with more to be announced.

Bridges and Rogers are on the Monday schedule. The convention runs from 8 to 10 p.m. Central time.

From the DNC:

Eva Longoria will participate on Monday night under the theme We the People, bringing together many Americans who are rising up to unite our country, and join Joe Biden in rebuilding the country and moving it forward. Tracee Ellis Ross will participate on Tuesday night with the theme Leadership Matters, where the focus is on the leaders and the experts, the veterans and the activists, all those who seek to unite and not divide, and who step up — not back down — from a fight over what’s right. Kerry Washington will participate on Wednesday night, when viewers will hear from the Vice Presidential nominee and many others who are committed to working alongside Joe Biden to achieve his goals to form A More Perfect Union. Julia Louis-Dreyfus will participate on the final night of the convention, highlighting America’s Promise. Thursday night, programming will culminate in Joe Biden’s acceptance speech, when the Vice President will present his vision for uniting America to move us forward out of constant chaos and crisis, and for delivering on that promise for all.

Check out DemConvention.com for the full convention schedule.

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