A Capitol Fourth
Live on WVIA from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol!
Friday, July 4, from 8:00 to 9:30 p.m. Brodacast on both WVIA-TV and WVIA-FM
America’s favorite Independence Day celebration will feature unrivaled performances from some of the country’s best-known musical artists, topped off by the greatest display of fireworks anywhere in the nation. Twenty television cameras will be stationed around Washington, D.C. to capture the sights and sounds of the concert, making at-home viewers feel like they are front and center for the show.
This year’s A Capitol Fourth on PBS welcomes back host Tom Bergeron and the National Symphony Orchestra under the direction of top pops conductor Jack Everly. Performers include Frankie Valli, John Williams, Patti Labelle, Phillip Phillips, Jordin Sparks, Michael McDonald, Sara Evans, The Muppets, Kendall Schmidt, Kelli O'Hara, Jack Everly, Choral Arts Society of Washington, The U.S. Army Band "Preshing's Own", The U.S. Army Herald Trumpets, The U.S. Army Presidential Salute Battery, The Joint Armed Forces Chorus and Military District of Washington.