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.
- KET Sunday, May 19 at 2:00 pm EDT
- KET2 Tuesday, May 28 at 8:00 pm EDT
- KET2 Wednesday, May 29 at 1:00 am EDT
- KET2 Thursday, May 30 at 4:00 am EDT
- KET Thursday, May 30 at 10:00 pm EDT
- KET2 Friday, May 31 at 2:00 am EDT
- KET2 Monday, June 3 at midnight EDT
- KET2 Tuesday, June 4 at 1:00 am EDT
Memphis Soul #1901
The memorable soul sounds of Al Green, Mavis Staples, Carla Thomas, Otis Redding and many more are featured. The evening pays homage to Memphis, a segregated city in the 1960s where many whites and blacks nonetheless came together to make soulful music, a mix of gospel and potent rhythmic grooves.
- KET Friday, June 21 at 10:00 pm EDT
- KET2 Saturday, June 22 at 2:00 am EDT
- KET2 Monday, June 24 at 4:00 am EDT
- KET2 Wednesday, June 26 at 8:00 pm EDT