Rally To Restore Sanity Schedule Listed

By Mayuri, Gaea News Network
Saturday, October 30, 2010

WASHINGTON (GaeaTimes.com) — The much awaited event “Rally to Restore Sanity” planned by Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert is already on the rise. It is scheduled on 30th October that is set to take place at the National Mall, between 3rds Street and 7th Street in Washington D.C.

The main show will begin at 1pm. The event will include musical performance by Jeff Tweedy and Mavis Staples. Almost 100,000 people will be gathered for the event. After that Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert will deliver their final speech.

The schedule is given below.

Pre Show 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

12:00-12:40 The Roots will play for the crowd

12:40-12:57 A comedian (TBA) will warm up the crowd

12:57-1:00 Video countdown and intros

Main Show 1 p.m.-3 p.m.

1:00-1:05 Singing of the National Anthem by special musical guest (TBA)

1:05-1:20 Jon Stewart welcomes the crowd

1:20-1:30 Stephen Colbert enters

1:30-1:35 Benediction by actor Don Novello (”Father Guido Sarducci”)

1:35-1:40 Poem reading by actor Sam Waterston (”Law and Order”)

1:40-1:50 Performance by Jeff Tweedy (Wilco) and Mavis Staples

1:50-2:15 Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert perform together

2:15-2:20 Performance by Sheryl Crow

2:20-2:30 Brief statements from special guests (TBA), both live and taped

2:30-2:40 Performance by special musical guest (TBA)

2:40-2:50 Sanity and Fear Awards

2:50-3:00 Final statements by Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert

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