The White House was blue Tuesday as music legends jammed during an event hosted by President and Mrs. Obama.
The occasion was the taping of “In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues,” an evening designed to pay homage to the great figures of the Blues and the songs they made famous by tracing the influence of the Blues on modern American music from soul to rock'n'roll.
The special concert honors the musical form that sprang from the Mississippi Delta and flourished in the Westside of Chicago.
“In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues” airs on PBS next Monday, February 27 at 9PM ET.
Here’s a preview clip featuring Buddy Guy, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark Jr., and Mick Jagger performing "Five Long Years.”
The White House Blues All Stars – Five Long Years
With Mick Jagger, Jeff Beck, Buddy Guy, Gary Clark, Jr.
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