Gladys Knight, The Four Tops & More To Perform During National Memorial Day ConcertMay 7, 2021
Gladys Knight and The Four Tops will perform during the National Memorial Day Concert honoring American heroes on May 30.
Capital Concerts announced that a special presentation of the concert on PBS will be hosted by Tony Award-winner Joe Mantegna and Emmy Award-winning actor and humanitarian Gary Sinise with all-star performances and tributes from Washington, D.C.
Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the traditional live concert on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol will not be held. The special pre-taped 90-minute presentation of the concert will air from 8 to 9:30 p.m. E.T.
The concert will share personal stories interwoven with musical performances by the National Symphony Orchestra and guest artists.
They include Vietnam Nurses Tribute performed by Emmy Award-winning actress Kathy Baker, 70th Anniversary of the Korean War portrayed by Emmy Award-winning actor Joe Morton, and 20th Anniversary of 9/11 and Gold Star Families featuring Steve Buscemi, Mary McCormack and Bailee Madison.
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