Sting, Ben Gibbard, Lukas Nelson & More To Perform For National Air & Space Museum’s ‘Space Songs’ Virtual Concert

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Sting, Ben Gibbard and Lukas Nelson are among the performers for The Smithsonian’s National Air & Space Museum’s Space Songs: Through The Distance event. The virtual concert is set to take place on April 30 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT via The Smithsonian’s National Air & Space Museum’s YouTube channel.

Also performing are Clipping, Bethany Cosentino of Best Coast, Dan Deacon, Valerie June, Grace Potter, Vagabon, Wolf Parade and John Roderick of Long Winters. Adam Savage of Tested and MythBusters will host the event.

The museum detailed the event in a note on YouTube. Read it below:

We know that people love space. And it’s not just because of Moon rocks and pretty pictures of the cosmos. Space exploration is an extraordinary expression of humanity and can inspire us like nothing else.

Naturally, there are a lot of great songs about spaceships and astronauts—about ordinary people in extraordinary circumstances And many artists use solitude to fuel creativity and experimentation. We could all use a little bit of that inspiration right now. So while our museum remains closed to the public, we want to share some songs that inspire us with viewers at home.

Watch Space Songs when it premieres tomorrow (April 30) below or head to JamBase’s Livestreams Calendar to tune in:

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