Trace Adkins to Sing at U.S. Capitol for Memorial Day Concert

Trace Adkins will close the National Memorial Day Concert in Washington, D.C., with a performance of “Til the Last Shot’s Fired.” The event takes place May 24 on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol. It will air live on PBS and will also be broadcast on the American Forces Radio and Television Network. Adkins will be accompanied by his band and the National Symphony Orchestra, as well as the U.S. Army Chorus, the Soldiers’ Chorus of the U.S. Army Field Band and the U.S. Navy Sea Chanters. Adkins first performed on the National Memorial Day concert in 2005. Actors Gary Sinise and Joe Mantegna will emcee the event. Other guests include Colin L. Powell and actors Katie Holmes, Laurence Fishburne and Dianne Wiest.