A celebration of the Memphis soul music of the mid- to late-1960s. Performers include Alabama Shakes, William Bell, Steve Cropper, Ben Harper, Queen Latifah, Cyndi Lauper, Joshua Ledet, Sam Moore, Charlie Musselwhite, Mavis Staples and Justin Timberlake. Booker T. Jones serves as music director and band leader.
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.