U.S. presidential hopeful Joe Biden and running mate Kamala Harris will also make appearances during the event, which will feature a mix of live and taped segments.
The gathering will include performances by Leon Bridges, Maggie Rogers and Billy Porter and Steven Sills and statements from political speakers such as former First Lady Michelle Obama, New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and former presidential wannabe Bernie Sanders.
The convention runs from Monday (August 17) to Thursday (August 20) and kicks off at 9 P.M. ET. It can be viewed at www.CNN.com.