Frequently Asked Questions
What time does the concert start and how long does it last?
The performance of the concert begins at 8:00 p.m. ET / 7:00 p.m. CT and is finished at 9:30 p.m. ET.
Who will be hosting and who are the performers at this year’s concert?
Our hosts and performers are listed in the performers section of this website.
When does the PBS program air?
The PBS program is broadcast (at 8:00 p.m. ET / 7:00 p.m. CT). To be certain of the air time in your area, be sure to check local listings.
I missed the show but I want to watch it. Will it be on PBS again?
You’re in luck! The vast majority of PBS stations replay the National Memorial Day Concert directly after the show concludes. In most areas this would be from 9:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. ET, but check local listings to be sure. Some PBS stations may also replay the show within a few days.
Is it possible to get a copy of the program or a CD of the music?
Unfortunately, copyright restrictions do not permit us to issue video or audio copies of the program; however, we do hope you are able to watch the broadcast, and we encourage you to tell others about it.
Where can I find a live stream of the broadcast?
Check back for information about our live stream in the weeks leading up to the broadcast.