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United States Capitol Building-- West Lawn
Washington, District of Columbia
Join us on May 28th for the 28th annual National Memorial Day Concert (PBS) airing LIVE from the West Lawn of the US Capitol on PBS.
If you cannot make it to Washington, DC in person, watch PBS or online on Facebook Live and use the hashtag #MemDayPBS to join in the conversation.
Co-hosted by Joe Mantegna and Laurence Fishburne, the National Memorial Day Concert is an inspiring night of remembrance is dedicated to our men and women in uniform, their families at home and all those who have given their lives for our country. Joining them will be an all-star line-up of dignitaries, actors and musical artists including: General Colin L. Powell, Renée Fleming, Gary Sinise, Vanessa Williams, Scotty McCreery, Auli'i Cravalho, Five For Fighting, John Ortiz, Mary McCormack, Robert Patrick, Christopher Jackson, Ana Ortiz, Ronan Tynan, Russell Watson and the National Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Jack Everly.
This American tradition will air live on PBS Sunday, May 28, 2017, from 8:00 to 9:30 p.m. ET, from the West Lawn Of The United States Capitol before a concert audience of hundreds of thousands, millions more at home, as well as to our troops serving around the world on the American Forces Network.
Visit pbs.org/memorialconcert for more information.