IN PERFORMANCE AT THE WHITE HOUSE: Paul McCartney: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song
Wednesday, July 28 at 8 p.m. & Friday, July 30 at 9 p.m.
President and Mrs. Obama will host a concert on June 2 in honor of musician Sir Paul McCartney’s receipt of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. The event in the White House East Room will include performances by McCartney himself and Stevie Wonder, Elvis Costello, Jonas Brothers, Herbie Hancock, Emmylou Harris, Corinne Bailey Rae, Dave Grohl, Faith Hill, Lang Lang, and Jack White, with remarks by Jerry Seinfeld. (Program subject to change.) President Obama will present the Gershwin Prize to McCartney during the event. The music special, part of the IN PERFORMANCE AT THE WHITE HOUSE series, will feature the concert event, as well as behind-the-scenes footage and interviews.