Tuesday, April 9 * White House – 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.
Musicians Mavis Staples and Justin Timberlake listen to First Lady Michelle LaVaughn Obama
during a Memphis Soul music workshop in the State Dining Room of the White House, April 9
Musicians Samuel Moore, Mavis Staples and Justin Timberlake