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Al Green and Sam Moore to Perform at the White House for President & Mrs. Obama

Facebook.com/AlGreenAn eclectic list of music luminaries who will take part in the latest installment of the PBS' In Performance at the White House concert series, which features the president and first lady celebrating legendary musicians and musical styles.  This year's theme is "Memphis Soul," and among the renowned artists on tap for the event are Al Green, Sam Moore and Mavis Staples.

Also joining in the fun will be Booker T and the MG's members Booker T. Jones and Steve Cropper, fellow Memphis legend William Bell, Cyndi Lauper, Justin Timberlake, rapper/actress Queen Latifah and legendary electric blues harmonica player Charlie Musselwhite.  The concert will take place this Tuesday, and will stream live at WhiteHouse.gov/live starting at 6:55 p.m. ET.

If you don't want to watch it online, PBS will air In Performance at the White House: Memphis Soul on Tuesday, April 16, at 8 p.m. ET -- check your local listings.

This marks the 10th In Performance at the White House program hosted by President and Mrs. Obama.  Previous events have celebrated Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder, Motown, the blues, Broadway, country music and Black History Month.

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