Living Legends to Perform at the White House

White House to honor black history month with concert.

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    The White House plays host to a talented group of musicians Tuesday evening.

    Sounds from living musical legends will fill the White House Tuesday night. 

    President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are honoring Blues music and black history month. It’s part of a series called “In Performance at the White House."

    Featured performers include Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, B.B. King, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks.

    D.C.’s own Taraji P. Henson will host the event along with Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.

    The artists will also answer questions from students interested in the music and entertainment industry.

    The concert be streamed live on the White House website around 7:20 p.m.