Season 22, Episode 1 A Celebration of American Creativity
First Aired: January 8, 2016
Buddy Guy, Queen Latifah, MC Lyte, Audra McDonald, Keb' Mo', Smokey Robinson, Trombone Shorty, Esperanza Spalding, Brian Stokes Mitchell, James Taylor and Usher perform at a celebration of the cultural resonance of art and literature in distinctly American music idioms. Also: a reading and remarks from Carol Burnett. President and Mrs. Obama host.
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- Rating: TV-G
- Premise: An occasional series featuring concerts from the nation's capital that, over the years, has showcased performers as diverse as Mikhail Baryshnikov, Elvis Costello and Steve Martin. As Nancy Reagan noted in the first program, `With the participation of publ… (more)