IN PERFORMANCE AT THE WHITE HOUSE
A Celebration of American Creativity

Air date: Fri., Jan. 8, 9:00 pm

 

President and Mrs. Obama host an all-star music tribute from the East Room, celebrating the cultural resonance of art and literature in unique American musical forms. The program features performances by Buddy Guy, Queen Latifah, MC Lyte, Audra McDonald, Keb’ Mo’, Smokey Robinson, Trombone Shorty, Esperanza Spalding, Brian Stokes Mitchell, James Taylor and Usher. The event commemorates the 50th anniversary of the National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities Act, signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson on September 29, 1965.

 

This program will encore Sat., Jan. 9, 10:00 pm

 

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