A series of occasional concert specials hosted at the White House by the president and first lady, featuring stars from a wide variety of musical genres.
Burt Bacharach & Hal David: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song #1803
A star-studded tribute to the songwriting team who penned such classic tunes as "Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head," "What The World Needs Now is Love," "I'll Never Fall in Love Again," "Walk on By," and "Alfie." Bacharach and David have enjoyed a resurgence in popularity, with recent collaborations with Elvis Costello, releases on the soundtracks of all three Austin Powers films, and covers in an episode of Glee.
- KET2 Saturday, December 7 at 2:00 am EST
Carole King: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize In Performance at the White House #1902
President Obama, Billy Joel, James Taylor, and more celebrate songwriter Carole King, whose career has crossed six decades.
- KET2 Saturday, December 7 at 3:00 am EST
- KET2 Monday, December 9 at 4:00 am EST
- KET Sunday, February 23 at 8:00 pm EST
Paul McCartney: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song In Performance at the White House #1701
Showcases an evening with President and Mrs. Obama at the White House in honor of musician Paul McCartney's receipt of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. The evening will include performances by McCartney himself and Stevie Wonder, Elvis Costello, Jonas Brothers, Herbie Hancock, Corinne Bailey Rae, Dave Grohl, Faith Hill, Emmylou Harris, and Jack White, with remarks by Jerry Seinfeld.
- KET Sunday, December 29 at midnight EST
- KET Tuesday, December 31 at 10:00 pm EST
A Celebration of Music from the Civil Rights Movement #1602
President and Mrs. Obama host a concert in the White House East Room in honor of Black History Month. Jennifer Hudson, John Legend, Seal, Smokey Robinson, and the Blind Boys of Alabama perform.
- KET Monday, January 20 at 10:00 pm EST