Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade 2017: Smokey Robinson, Andra Day and Common set to perform

The 91st Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will feature performances by Andra Day, Common, Jimmy Fallon and The Roots, and more. / Charles Eckert

An eclectic mix of stars from stage and screen are set to perform at this year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, it was announced Wednesday.

Smokey Robinson, Common, Andra Day, Jimmy Fallon & The Roots, Flo Rida, 98 Degrees, Goo Goo Dolls and Olivia Holt are among a slew of musical guests expected to appear along the route of the parade, which is scheduled to kick off at 9 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 23.

Other famous faces that spectators can anticipate seeing at the 91st edition of the parade include Tony-winner Leslie Odom Jr., along with “Top Chef’s” Padma Lakshmi and Tom Colicchio, among others.


Those planning to watch the live telecast on NBC will be treated to a number of performances from Broadway favorites, including the casts of “Dear Evan Hansen,” “Anastasia,” “SpongeBob SquarePants — The Broadway Musical” and “Once On This Island.” Savannah Guthrie, Matt Lauer and Al Roker from “Today” will host the three-hour show.

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