Carole King will be one of the featured performers at From Dust To Dreams: Opening Night at The Smith Center For The Performing Arts. The concert, recorded at The Smith Center in Las Vegas, will air on PBS on Friday, September 21st at 9pm ET/PT.
Carole King will perform “You’ve Got A Friend” (written by Carole King) with legendary gospel singer Mavis Staples. She then joins R&B singer/actress Jennifer Hudson and country star Martina McBride for “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman” (written by Gerry Goffin, Carole King and Jerry Wexler, and made famous by Aretha Franklin). Carole’s versions of both songs first appeared on her seminal album Tapestry.
The PBS Arts special will be hosted by actor Neil Patrick Harris, and will also include performances by rocker John Fogerty, country legends Willie Nelson, Emmylou Harris, and Merle Haggard, and more.