Jagger, B.B. King Others To Perform At White House

The White House is opening its doors in an invitation to the blues.

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Jeff Beck, Mick Jagger, B.B. King and Keb Mo are among an A-list of artists who will perform at the White House Feb. 21 to celebrate blues music and recognize Black History Month.

The program, called “In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues,” will be live streamed on the White House Web sit.

President Barack Obama will deliver remarks at the event.

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Obama and his wife, Michelle, have opened the White House to a number of “In Performance” programs that have showcased Hispanic, Broadway and country music, among others.