WASHINGTON, DC - PBS continues a decades old tradition of broadcasting the National Memorial Day Concert live from thw West Lawn of the US Capitol on Sunday May 26 at 8 p.m..
Joe Montegna returns as host, actress Mary McCormack will co-host.
This year’s lineup of performers includes R&B legend Patti LaBelle, Gavin DeGraw, Alison Krauss, Justin Moore, “Hamilton” alum Christopher Jackson and “American Idol” finalist Alyssa Raghu, who will perform the national anthem.
The show will also feature performances by the National Symphony Orchestra, the U.S. Army Herald Trumpets, U.S. Army Voices and Downrange, U.S. Navy Band Sea Chanters, U.S. Air Force Singing Sergeants, Soldiers’ Chorus, Ministers of Music and patriotic color guard provided by the Military District of Washington.
In addition to broadcasting nationwide on PBS, the event will air to troops around the world on the American Forces Network, as well as streaming on Facebook, YouTube and online.