There will be a new mayor sworn in, but for Bostonians, the inauguration will feature a familiar soundtrack.
With roughly 3½ weeks until he takes the oath of office, Boston Mayor-elect Martin J. Walsh announced new inauguration details — including performances by local favorites the Boston Pops Swing Orchestra and the Dropkick Murphys.
On Saturday afternoon, Walsh’s transition team released a list of performers who will appear at his inaugural celebration at the Hynes Convention Center on Jan. 6. It also includes Blue Man Group, Ellis Hall, The Floor Lords, Zumix, Calypso Hurricane, Strictly Sinatra, Mark Morris and the Cat Tunes, Steve Sweeney, Lenny Clarke, and DJ Master Millions.
Several members of the Dropkick Murphys openly supported Walsh’s mayoral bid, and the band appeared in a television ad commissioned by an outside group campaigning on Walsh’s behalf.
Tickets for the event, available through Ticketmaster, cost $35.
Last weekend, Walsh released initial plans for his four-day inaugural — which will include his formal swearing-in, evening celebration, and community service events.
“It’s about making sure that we can allow different people to be part of it,” Walsh told the Globe last Saturday. “The civic engagement is, to me, the most important of it all.”
Walsh will be sworn in by Roderick L. Ireland, chief justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, on Jan. 6, at the Silvio O. Conte Forum at his alma mater, Boston College. That event is free and open to the public.
It will be the first mayoral inauguration held outside the city’s downtown center since Mayor Kevin H. White’s fourth inauguration in 1980, held at the Strand Theatre in Dorchester.
In addition to the swearing-in and evening celebration, Walsh’s inaugural will also include several community service and neighborhood events.
On Jan. 3, Walsh and volunteers from his transition committee, campaign, and inaugural committee will participate in service projects that will include painting school buildings, serving meals to homeless people, and cleaning up parks.
On Jan. 4, Walsh will host a youth summit at Roxbury Community College where students in grades 6 to 9 will be asked to “share their hopes and dreams for Boston’s future” with the incoming mayor.
On Jan. 5, Walsh will host a brunch for seniors at Northeastern University’s Cabot Athletic Center, followed by an interfaith service at Old South Church hosted by the Rev. Jeffrey Brown.