be in attendance

Also found in: Idioms.
See: appear, report
References in classic literature ?
If the lawyer's arrival was looked for, Frank was directed to be in attendance at the station, and to take him to the cottage, where a bed would be placed at his disposal.
A host of hip-hop icons will be in attendance to show their appreciation for Minister Farrakhan, a man whom they greatly respect for his impact on the industry and the world.
He has had a positive impact on my life and when there is a leader like the Minister in our midst, we must support him," stated Paul Wall who cannot be in attendance due to a scheduled tour in Iraq.