White House to Feature Memphis Soul Concert Tonight, April 9, 2013 LIVE STREAM at 6:55PM

Performances at the White House

According to the White House website, the southern tinged soul from Memphis, including many Stax artists, will come to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.   We know our President has soul and this is certain to be an amazing time.   More information below:

As part of their “In Performance at the White House” series, the President and First Lady will invite music legends and contemporary major artists to the White House for a celebration of Memphis Soul music. The program will include performances by Alabama Shakes, William Bell, Steve Cropper, Al Green, Ben Harper, Queen Latifah, Cyndi Lauper, Joshua Ledet, Sam Moore, Charlie Musselwhite, Mavis Staples and Justin Timberlake, with Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader. The President’s remarks will be pooled press and the entire event will be streamed live on  www.whitehouse.gov/live starting at 6:55 PM ET.  “In Performance at the White House: Memphis Soul” will be broadcast Tuesday, April 16 at 8 PM ET on PBS stations nationwide (check local listings).  The program will also be broadcast at a later date via the American Forces Network to American service men and women and civilians at U.S. Department of Defense locations around the world.  MORE



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