Gershwin Prize Winner Paul McCartney to Perform at White House
May 25, 2010
(ChattahBox)—Sir Paul McCartney, once known to fans of a certain age, as the “cute” Beatle, will perform at a gala musical event at the White House on June 2. McCartney, 67, is being honored as the third recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.
The special concert at the White House’s East Room, will also include a bevy of popular performers, singing Paul McCartney’s songs. The star-studded lineup, includes Elvis Costello, Dave Grohl, Emmylou Harris, Stevie Wonder, the winner of last year’s Gershwin and the Jonas Brothers.
The White House concert will air on PBS stations on July 28, as part of the “In Performance at the White House” series.