Wednesday, November 16, 2011
DB Congress President To Perform for the US President
Our DB Congress President--Dierks Bentley--will perform for the President of the United States of America on Monday, November 21, 2011.
"Country Music: In Performance at the White House" is a PBS music special in the East Room of the White House, hosted by President and Mrs. Obama. The evening celebrates Country music, whose roots run deep throughout American history. Taping on November 21, this concert honors the rich history and resilience of this uniquely American musical form. Leading contemporary Country artists pay tribute to many of Country’s iconic figures, tracing the history of Country music through performed songs.
Among those performing Monday night: Lauren Alaina, The Band Perry, Dierks Bentley, Alison Krauss, Kris Kristofferson, Lyle Lovett, Mickey, Darius Rucker and James Taylor.
Some of the performers also will take part in an afternoon workshop at the White House for 120 local students about the history of country music and its cultural significance.
The 2 p.m. EST workshop and the 7 p.m. EST concert will stream live on www.whitehouse.gov/live.
The concert also will be broadcast by PBS on Nov. 23 at 8 PM ET.
Be sure to tune in!
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