National Memorial Day Concert 2020

(Rochester, NY) -- The National Memorial Day Concert features uplifting musical performances, documentary footage and dramatic readings that honor the military service of all our men and women in uniform and their families at home. Featuring an all-star lineup, the multi-award-winning television event has become an American tradition. The National Memorial Day Concert airs Sunday, May 24 at 8 p.m. and repeats at 11:30 p.m. on WXXI-TV.

The concert unites the country in remembrance and appreciation of those who gave their lives for our nation and serves those who are grieving through the mission put forward by Abraham Lincoln in his second inaugural address, "Let us strive on to finish the work we are in; to bind up the nation's wounds; to care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan."

Caption: A bugler plays "Taps" in honor of our fallen heroes during the National Memorial Day Concert
Credit:
 Courtesy of Capital Concerts

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