National Memorial Day Concert, with Holmes, Wiest, Fishburne, Mitchell and Wilkinson, Airs May 24

News   National Memorial Day Concert, with Holmes, Wiest, Fishburne, Mitchell and Wilkinson, Airs May 24 The annual National Day Memorial Concert, broadcast live from the Nation's Capital, airs on PBS stations around the country May 24 beginning at 8 PM ET.
Brian Stokes Mitchell
Brian Stokes Mitchell

The starry 90-minute evening will be hosted by Gary Sinise and Joe Mantegna. Katie Holmes and Dianne Wiest, recently seen on Broadway in the revival of All My Sons, will read a personal story penned by a U.S. veteran.

Others scheduled for appearances and/or performances include Tony Award winners Brian Stokes Mitchell and Laurence Fishburne as well as Colm Wilkinson, Katharine McPhee, Trace Adkins, Denyce Graves, Lang Lang, Robert McDuffe, Erich Kunzel and General Colin Powell.

Concertgoers can also expect to enjoy the U.S. Army Herald Trumpets, The U.S. Army Chorus, The U.S. Army Ceremonial Band, The Soldiers' Chorus of The United States Army Field Band and the U.S. Navy Band Sea Chanters.

For more information visit www.pbs.org.

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