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Memphis Soul Workshop at the White House (11 images)

First Lady Michelle Obama hosts a Memphis soul workshop for high school students at the White House. Guests included Sam Moore, Mavis Staples, Justin Timberlake.
Charlie Musselwhite and Ben Harper (R) perform a song at the Memphis Soul Workshop in the State Dining Room of the White House in on April 9, 2013 in Washington, DC. First Lady Michelle Obama hosted the workshop for high school students. Guests also included Sam Moore, Mavis Staples, Justin Timberlake. UPI/Pat Benic
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Charlie Musselwhite and Ben Harper (R) interact after performing a song at the Memphis Soul Workshop in the State Dining Room of the White House on April 9, 2013 in Washington, DC. First Lady Michelle Obama hosted the workshop for high school students. Guests also included Sam Moore, Mavis Staples, Justin Timberlake. UPI/Pat Benic
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Justin Timberlake (R) congratulates Sam Moore, of the legendary group called Sam and Dave, after he performed "Soul Man" during the Memphis Soul Workshop in the State Dining Room of the White House on April 9, 2013 in Washington, DC. At center is Mavis Staples. First Lady Michelle Obama hosted the workshop for high school students. Guests also included Charlie Musselwhite and Ben Harper. UPI/Pat Benic
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Sam Moore, of the legendary group called Sam and Dave, and Mavis Staples, of the Staple Singers, enjoy a light moment during the Memphis Soul Workshop in the State Dining Room of the White House on April 9, 2013 in Washington, DC. Mavis had mention that it was easy to transition to soul music from gospel music by substituting 'baby' for 'Jesus'. First Lady Michelle Obama hosted the workshop for high school students. Guests also included Charlie Musselwhite, Ben Harper and Justin Timberlake. UPI/Pat Benic
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Justin Timberlake shares a moment with Mavis Staples during the Memphis Soul Workshop in the State Dining Room of the White House on April 9, 2013 in Washington, DC. First Lady Michelle Obama hosted the workshop for high school students. Guests included Charlie Musselwhite, Ben Harper, Sam Moore, Mavis Staples, and Timberlake. UPI/Pat Benic
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With Mavis Staples and Charlie Musselwhite looking on, Justin Timberlake tells an amusing story as to how he and Al Green made a special performance at the last minute at the Grammy's during the Memphis Soul Workshop in the State Dining Room of the White House on April 9, 2013 in Washington, DC. First Lady Michelle Obama hosted the workshop for high school students. Guests also included Ben Harper and Sam Moore UPI/Pat Benic
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Justin Timberlake applauds as Charlie Musselwhite (R) is introduced by First Lady Michelle Obama for the Memphis Soul Workshop for high school students in the State Dining Room of the White House on April 9, 2013 in Washington, DC. Guests included Charlie Musselwhite, Ben Harper, Sam Moore, Mavis Staples, and Justin Timberlake. UPI/Pat Benic
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