Thousands of military children attend 'We Are the Future' concert

By C. Todd LopezJanuary 19, 2009

Miley Cyrus performed Jan. 19 at the "We Are the Future" concert in Washington, D.C. Thousands of children from military families around the National Capitol Region gathered Jan. 19 at the Verizon Center, in the heart of the nation's capital, to attend the "We Are the Future" concert, hosted by Michelle Obama, wife of President-elect Barack Obama. The concert featured performances by Miley Cyrus, the Jonas Brothers, Bow Wow, Demi Lovato and Corbin Blue. Country musician Billy Ray Cyrus appeared on stage and performed with daughter Miley. Keke Palmer and Usher Raymond IV also made appearances, as did comedian and actor George Lopez. Both Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President-elect Joe Biden, made speeches during the event.  The event was one of many surrounding the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama.
1 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Miley Cyrus performed Jan. 19 at the "We Are the Future" concert in Washington, D.C. Thousands of children from military families around the National Capitol Region gathered Jan. 19 at the Verizon Center, in the heart of the nation's capital, to attend the "We Are the Future" concert, hosted by Michelle Obama, wife of President-elect Barack Obama. The concert featured performances by Miley Cyrus, the Jonas Brothers, Bow Wow, Demi Lovato and Corbin Blue. Country musician Billy Ray Cyrus appeared on stage and performed with daughter Miley. Keke Palmer and Usher Raymond IV also made appearances, as did comedian and actor George Lopez. Both Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President-elect Joe Biden, made speeches during the event. The event was one of many surrounding the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama. (Photo Credit: C. Todd Lopez) VIEW ORIGINAL
Corbin Blue performed Jan. 19 at the "We Are the Future" concert in Washington, D.C. Thousands of children from military families around the National Capitol Region gathered Jan. 19 at the Verizon Center, in the heart of the nation's capital, to attend the "We Are the Future" concert, hosted by Michelle Obama, wife of President-elect Barack Obama. The concert featured performances by Miley Cyrus, the Jonas Brothers, Bow Wow, Demi Lovato and Corbin Blue. Country musician Billy Ray Cyrus appeared on stage and performed with daughter Miley. Keke Palmer and Usher Raymond IV also made appearances, as did comedian and actor George Lopez. Both Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President-elect Joe Biden, made speeches during the event.  The event was one of many surrounding the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama.
2 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Corbin Blue performed Jan. 19 at the "We Are the Future" concert in Washington, D.C. Thousands of children from military families around the National Capitol Region gathered Jan. 19 at the Verizon Center, in the heart of the nation's capital, to attend the "We Are the Future" concert, hosted by Michelle Obama, wife of President-elect Barack Obama. The concert featured performances by Miley Cyrus, the Jonas Brothers, Bow Wow, Demi Lovato and Corbin Blue. Country musician Billy Ray Cyrus appeared on stage and performed with daughter Miley. Keke Palmer and Usher Raymond IV also made appearances, as did comedian and actor George Lopez. Both Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President-elect Joe Biden, made speeches during the event. The event was one of many surrounding the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama. (Photo Credit: C. Todd Lopez) VIEW ORIGINAL
Corbin Blue performed Jan. 19 at the "We Are the Future" concert in Washington, D.C. Thousands of children from military families around the National Capitol Region gathered Jan. 19 at the Verizon Center, in the heart of the nation's capital, to attend the "We Are the Future" concert, hosted by Michelle Obama, wife of President-elect Barack Obama. The concert featured performances by Miley Cyrus, the Jonas Brothers, Bow Wow, Demi Lovato and Corbin Blue. Country musician Billy Ray Cyrus appeared on stage and performed with daughter Miley. Keke Palmer and Usher Raymond IV also made appearances, as did comedian and actor George Lopez. Both Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President-elect Joe Biden, made speeches during the event.  The event was one of many surrounding the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama.
3 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Corbin Blue performed Jan. 19 at the "We Are the Future" concert in Washington, D.C. Thousands of children from military families around the National Capitol Region gathered Jan. 19 at the Verizon Center, in the heart of the nation's capital, to attend the "We Are the Future" concert, hosted by Michelle Obama, wife of President-elect Barack Obama. The concert featured performances by Miley Cyrus, the Jonas Brothers, Bow Wow, Demi Lovato and Corbin Blue. Country musician Billy Ray Cyrus appeared on stage and performed with daughter Miley. Keke Palmer and Usher Raymond IV also made appearances, as did comedian and actor George Lopez. Both Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President-elect Joe Biden, made speeches during the event. The event was one of many surrounding the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama. (Photo Credit: C. Todd Lopez) VIEW ORIGINAL
Thousands of children from military families around the National Capitol Region gathered Jan. 19 at the Verizon Center, in the heart of the nation's capital, to attend the "We Are the Future" concert, hosted by Michelle Obama, wife of President-elect Barack Obama. The concert featured performances by Miley Cyrus, the Jonas Brothers, Bow Wow, Demi Lovato and Corbin Blue. Country musician Billy Ray Cyrus appeared on stage and performed with daughter Miley. Keke Palmer and Usher Raymond IV also made appearances, as did comedian and actor George Lopez. Both Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President-elect Joe Biden, made speeches during the event.  The event was one of many surrounding the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama.
4 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Thousands of children from military families around the National Capitol Region gathered Jan. 19 at the Verizon Center, in the heart of the nation's capital, to attend the "We Are the Future" concert, hosted by Michelle Obama, wife of President-elect Barack Obama. The concert featured performances by Miley Cyrus, the Jonas Brothers, Bow Wow, Demi Lovato and Corbin Blue. Country musician Billy Ray Cyrus appeared on stage and performed with daughter Miley. Keke Palmer and Usher Raymond IV also made appearances, as did comedian and actor George Lopez. Both Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President-elect Joe Biden, made speeches during the event. The event was one of many surrounding the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama. (Photo Credit: C. Todd Lopez) VIEW ORIGINAL
Michelle Obama spoke at the "We Are the Future" concert attended by thousands of military children Monday night.
5 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Michelle Obama spoke at the "We Are the Future" concert attended by thousands of military children Monday night. (Photo Credit: C. Todd Lopez) VIEW ORIGINAL