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White House Celebrates The Blues

Blues legend BB King joins Mick Jagger, Warren Haynes and Derek Trucks of the Allman Brothers Band, Jeff Beck, guitarists Guy Clark Jr., Buddy Guy, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and others for the latest In Performance at the White House.  Highlights of the event will be broadcast on PBS stations on Feb. 27 at 9p (Eastern).  Booker T Jones will be the band leader for the eighth program in the series, which has previously honored Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder, Motown, American musicals and Country Music. 
First Lady Michelle Obama hosts an afternoon gathering of 120 students from 24 high schools ry during an afternoon workshop titled At The Crossroads: A History of Blues in America.
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