Arts and Music

National Memorial Day Concert

On the eve of Memorial Day, a star-studded lineup will grace the stage for one of the highest-rated programs on PBS. For over 30 years, this multiple-award-winning television event has honored the military service and sacrifice of all our men and women in uniform, their families at home, and those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country.

The National Memorial Day Concert (2024)

1h 23m

Watch the National Memorial Day Concert, an American tradition honoring the military service of our troops, veterans, wounded warriors, all those who have given their lives for our nation, and their families. Sunday, May 26, 8:00 p.m. ET/PT.

Episodes

  • The National Memorial Day Concert (2024): asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The National Memorial Day Concert (2024)

    S2024 E1 - 1h 23m

    Watch the National Memorial Day Concert, an American tradition honoring the military service of our troops, veterans, wounded warriors, all those who have given their lives for our nation, and their families. Sunday, May 26, 8:00 p.m. ET/PT.

Extras + Features

  • Gold Star Father Allen Hoe - The Cost of Freedom: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Gold Star Father Allen Hoe - The Cost of Freedom

    S2024 - 2m

    Gold Star families know all too well the cost of freedom. When Vietnam veteran Allen Hoe’s son 1LT Nainoa K. Hoe was killed in Iraq, Allen experienced a parent’s worst nightmare. His journey through grief and search for peace after Nainoa's death inspired a lifelong commitment to healing the wounds of war by supporting those touched by its effects. Hear his story Sunday, May 26, 8/7c, only on PBS.

  • WWII Veteran Jack Moran - The Men We Lost: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    WWII Veteran Jack Moran - The Men We Lost

    S2024 - 2m

    In 1944, millions around the world held their breath as it fell to young servicemen like U.S. Army soldier John "Jack" Moran to stop Hitler's march across Europe. Hear Jack's account of his service, of the friends he lost and of the sacrifices made by our Greatest Generation. Tune in Sunday, May 26, 8/7c as we honor veterans, our military service members and all our fallen heroes, only on PBS.

  • U.S. Marine Corps Veteran Kirstie Ennis - The Wounds of War: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    U.S. Marine Corps Veteran Kirstie Ennis - The Wounds of War

    S2024 - 2m

    After a helicopter crash in Afghanistan claimed her left leg and ended her military career, U.S. Marine Corps veteran Kirstie Ennis had to find a new purpose. Her inspiring journey has led her around the world as she honors and remembers America’s fallen heroes and reaches out to those struggling with the wounds of war. Watch the National Memorial Day Concert on Sunday, May 26, 8/7c, only on PBS.

  • 2024 National Memorial Day Concert Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    2024 National Memorial Day Concert Preview

    S2024 - 30s

    Watch the National Memorial Day Concert on PBS, hosted by Joe Mantegna and Gary Sinise. With all-star performances and tributes from Washington, D.C., the 35th annual event will continue to honor our men and women in uniform, their families at home and all those who have given their lives for our country. Airs Sunday, May 26, 2024, 8/7C.

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