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EXCLUSIVE: First Look Inside Michael Jackson's Memorial Service

Jul. 7 2009, Published 9:54 a.m. ET

Link to FacebookShare to XShare to Email has the exclusive first look at site construction and performer details for Tuesday's Michael Jackson Memorial at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Click here for the amazing photos.

Countless crew are working away at building a more classic concert arrangement, "in the round" style with room for floor seating in addition to the stadium surrounding. The multi-platform stage is backed by giant projection screens and dozens of speakers.

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As for backstage, the Jackson Family will be furnished with a private locker room area, then a sitting space with three sofas, two end tables, a large coffee table and eight folding chairs.

Click here to see the floor plan of Staples Center.

As for the A-List talent booked to perform in honor of the fallen King of Pop, has the dressing room requirements handed down for each act.

John Mayer will be outfitted with a sofa, a gray chair, coffee table and four folding chairs.


Lionel Richie gets an eight foot table, sofa, sitting chair and coffee table.

Stevie Wonder will enjoy two black sofas and a coffee table, as well as a gray sitting chair.

Finally Mariah Carey, notorious for tour riders and an affinity for mucho white decor, gets all the swanky furniture normally staged in Staples Center official green room.

Meanwhile, Los Angeles officials estimate that security and logistical support for the memorial could cost the city $3.8 million.



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