In Performance at the White House: Women of Soul

In Performance at the White House: Women of Soul

Friday, May 23 at 9:00 p.m.

A star-studded salute to the great "foremothers" of American music.

President and Mrs. Obama host performances by Tessanne Chin, Melissa Etheridge, Aretha Franklin, Ariana Grande, Patti LaBelle, Janelle Monáe and Jill Scott. From the East Room of the White House, the concert celebrates American women artists whose work has left an indelible and profound impact on our national musical culture, across Blues, Jazz, Soul, Rhythm and Blues and Rock and Roll.

Top photo: Patti LaBelle.
At right: Janelle Monáe.