The White House Celebrates Memphis Soul
President Obama (evening performance)(Photo: AP)
In honor of Memphis Soul, the White House hosted its 10th installment of “In Performance at the White House” on Tuesday night. Queen Latifah, Justin Timberlake, Al Green, Alabama Shakes, Ben Harper, Booker T. Jones, Mavis Staples, Sam Moore and Joshua Ledet performed during the event.
Earlier in the day, First Lady Michelle Obama hosted a workshop “Soulsville, USA: The History of Memphis Soul, for students in the White House State Dining Room.