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In Performance at The White House presents the musical events that have happened in the White House's East Room. Since 1978 the show has been produced by WETA and showcased on the local channel PBS. For years the president and first lady has hosted this gathering with various genre of American performances. The program was developed to exhibit the many beauties of the American cultural in the most suited American home.

The show has featured many famous artist over the years including Stevie Wonder, John Legend, Jamie Foxx, Marc Anthony, Tony Bennett, Smokey Robinson and many more. The show has focused on over seven shows

2 Seasons, 17 Episodes
February 26, 2009
Talk & Interview
Cast: Leontyne Price, Lillias White
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In Performance at The White House Full Episode Guide

  • Interpretations of the music of Ray Charles by renowned artists as well as new musicians.

  • President and Mrs. Obama host an all-star music tribute from the East Room, celebrating the cultural resonance of art and literature in unique American musical forms.

  • The Gospel Tradition

  • A Salute to the Troops: premiered Friday, November 7th on PBS.

  • The women of soul perform for the President and the first lady.

  • President and Mrs. Obama host a celebration of Hispanic music from the South Lawn of the White House. Slated to appear: Marc Anthony, Aventura, Pete Escovedo, Gloria Estefan, José Feliciano, Los Lobos, George Lopez, Jimmy Smits, Thalía and Tito "El Bambino." Sheila E. leads the house band.

  • Carole King: Library of Congress Gershwin Prize Ful

  • A celebration of the Memphis soul music of the mid- to late-1960s.

  • Burt Bacharach and Hal David: The Gershwin Prize

  • Red, White, and Blues

  • Country Music

  • The Motown Sound

  • A Broadway Celebration

  • Celebrating the Music of Paul McCartney

  • A Celebration of Music from the Civil Rights Movement

  • Fiesta Latina

  • Enjoy some of the performances at The White House.

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