Most fans will have the opportunity to see Justin Timberlake live on stage in baseball and football stadiums this summer, but if you’re the leader of the free world, you can just go ahead and book JT to play your home.
Last night, Timberlake joined Booker T. Jones, Ben Harper, Alabama Shakes, Mavis Staples, and a handful of other performers in a tribute to Memphis soul music. It was the latest entry in the “In Performance at the White House” series, concerts that have become a staple of the Obama White House.
“Let’s face it, who does not love this music?” the President said during his introduction to the evening’s music. “These songs get us on the dance floor. They get stuck in our heads. We go back over them again and again. And they’ve played an important part in our history.” READ FULL STORY »