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Media Advisory: Live Feed of PBS' "Stevie Wonder In Performance at the White House"

Evening Celebrates Beloved American Musician with Featured Performances by Tony Bennett, Martina McBride and Stevie Wonder

Broadcast footage available via DC NEWS BUREAUS POOL FEED (contact your network DC News Bureau), which will have the concert in its entirety.

Feed is in clear and will be available Wednesday, February 25, 2009, 7:30 p.m. EDT (live broadcast).

PBS will provide news organizations unlimited use of the footage within customary news practices (not to exceed two minutes) for broadcast purposes only. This video credit must be chyroned while footage is broadcast: PBS/Stevie Wonder In Performance at the White House. PBS will also grant news organizations unlimited audio usage within customary news practices for broadcast use only with the appropriate credit: Audio courtesy of PBS/Stevie Wonder In Performance at the White House.

WHAT: “Stevie Wonder In Performance at the White House: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize” will showcase an evening of celebration with President and Mrs. Obama at the White House in honor of musician Stevie Wonder’s receipt of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. The 60-minute program, to be taped by WETA Washington, DC, airs Thursday, February 26, 2009, at 8 p.m. ET on PBS stations nationwide. The concert takes place February 25 and will include performances by Wonder himself and Tony Bennett, Diana Krall, Martina McBride, Esperanza Spalding, Will.i.am, and the gospel duo Mary Mary, among others. President Obama will confer the Gershwin Prize upon Wonder during the event.

WHO: President and Mrs. Barack Obama, Stevie Wonder, Tony Bennett, Wayne Brady, Anita Johnson, Diana Krall, Mary Mary, Martina McBride, Rickey Minor, Paul Simon, Esperanza Spalding and Will.i.am.

WHEN:WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 25 7:30 p.m.
Stevie Wonder In Performance at the White House (see below for live feed info)

WHERE: White House in Washington, DC

Broadcast footage available via DC NEWS BUREAUS POOL FEED (contact your network DC News Bureau), which will have the concert in its entirety.

PBS will provide news organizations unlimited use of the footage within customary news practices for broadcast purposes only. This video credit must be chyroned while footage is broadcast: PBS/Stevie Wonder In Performance at the White House. PBS will also grant news organizations unlimited audio usage within customary news practices for broadcast use only with the appropriate credit: Audio courtesy of PBS/Stevie Wonder In Performance at the White House.

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