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Sunday’s rally for climate change legislation rolled on undaunted by the difficulties that the passage of said legislation is currently encountering, and was even given a boost by unexpectedly beautiful weather. The Roots played what felt like a headlining set midway through the afternoon, and then proceeded to play the role of backup band for every high-profile performer remaining, including Sting (pictured above), John Legend, Mavis Staples and more.

Photo overload after the jump, and even more at the full gallery.

Willie Colón:

Passion Pit:

Jimmy Cliff:

Bob Weir:

Maria Menounos:

Gene Karpinski, League of Conservation Voters:

Dhani Jones, Cincinnati Bengals:

Jesse Jackson:

The Roots:

Mavis Staples:

Joss Stone:

Robert Randolph:

Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.):

John Legend:

Trudie Styler:


More crowd shots:

Full gallery here.