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, August 10 at 8:00 pm EDT
The Motown Sound #1703
The East Room is the setting for this all-star tribute as President and Mrs. Obama salute musical stars from the label's golden age as well as young performers influenced by Motown and its powerful legacy.
- KET2 Sunday, August 10 at 10:00 pm EDT
- KET Sunday, August 17 at 2:00 pm EDT