Tonight is the night YouTube musicians Lindsey Stirling, Scott Bradlee & Postmodern Jukebox, Les Twins, Mike Relm, and the Playing For Change Band will take to the stage in the first YouTube OnStage Live event.
Broadcasting live from the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington D.C., the popular YouTube musicians will perform alongside R&B superstar John Legend in a 90-minute concert sponsored by the Kennedy Center. The show will also feature one-of-a-kind collaborations between the artists, and a a tribute to Zach Sobiech; an 18-year-old singer-songwriter who achieved viral notoriety for his song “Clouds” shortly before passing away earlier this year.
Hosted by television host and commentator Sal Masekela, the event has already attracted a full house of 2,200, with tens of thousands more expected to watch the live-stream at home.
The stream starts at 7:30pm EST tonight (May 28, 2014) and will also be archived on the Kennedy Center’s YouTube channel.