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The 2013 Green Inaugural Ball Steering and
Host Committee Presents the

Green Inaugural Ball


Continuing in our tradition of impressive musical talent, 2013 Green Inaugural Ball guests can look forward to seeing performances by seven-time Grammy Award winner,; Renowned saxophonist and seven-time Grammy Award winner Paul Winter; Native American singer/songwriter Bill Miller; New Orleans native and master trombonist, Trombone Shorty; musical director to the stars, Onree Gill; Rock & Roll cover band Camp Freddy; legendary percussionist Sheila E.; soul singer Mayer Hawthorne; Nicholas David (NBC's The Voice); Afro-Brazilian percussion group Batala; and music mixed by DJ Neville C.

VIP celebrities confirmed to attend the event include: Pro Football Hall of Famer Darrell Green, current and former Washington Redskins players Lorenzo Alexander, Kedric Golston, Chris Wilson, Antwaan Randle El, and Derrick Dockery; Washington Capitols player Matt Hendricks; Bill Nye the Science Guy; Comedian and Political Commentator Stephanie Miller; The West Wing’s Melissa Fitzgerald; Les (Survivorman) Stroud & Gina Gershon; Actor and Director Tate Donovan; Actor/Model Boris Kodjoe and Actress/Model Nicole Ari Parker;  Actor and Comedian Wayne Brady, and Race Car Driver Leilani Munter.

Thank you to all who joined in the Green Inaugural Ball celebration January 20, 2013, at the Newseum! The event brought together broad environmental, conservation and clean-tech community partners to celebrate the past four years and look forward to the future.

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Vice President Joe Biden made a special appearance at the Green Ball. "I came to tell you what my green wish is: that we finally face up to climate change," he said.