WASHINGTON — The White House is taking on a Latin flair next week.
President Barack Obama plans to host a concert next Tuesday to honor Hispanic musical heritage.
The White House says Marc Anthony, Gloria Estefan and Jose Feliciano plan to join the event. Other entertainers will include Jimmy Smits, Pete Escovedo, George Lopez, Thalia, Los Lobos, Tito "El Bambino" and Aventura. Sheila E. will lead the house band.
The concert will be taped for a PBS broadcast to air on Oct. 15. It will then air on Telemundo on Oct. 18 and on V-me on Dec. 25.
Chef Maricel Presilla will be a guest chef for the event, called Fiesta Latina.
The White House previous hosted a jazz session in June and country music performance in July. The White House plans a night of classical music in November.