A Capitol Fourth

July 4, 8/7c

America’s favorite Independence Day celebration, A Capitol Fourth features well-known musical artists and puts viewers front and center for the greatest display of fireworks anywhere in the nation. A Capitol Fourth is broadcast live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, before a concert audience of hundreds of thousands, millions more at home, and our troops watching around the world.

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Video thumbnail: A Capitol Fourth Jackie Evancho Sings "God Bless America"

A Capitol Fourth

Jackie Evancho Sings "God Bless America"

Jackie Evancho performs on the 2016 A Capitol Fourth.

3:13

Jackie Evancho Sings "God Bless America"

3:13

Video thumbnail: A Capitol Fourth Sutton Foster Performs a Patriotic Medley

A Capitol Fourth

Sutton Foster Performs a Patriotic Medley

Sutton Foster performs on the 2016 A Capitol Fourth.

3:12

Sutton Foster Performs a Patriotic Medley

3:12

Video thumbnail: A Capitol Fourth The cast of the Broadway musical On Your Feet!

A Capitol Fourth

The cast of the Broadway musical On Your Feet!

The cast of On Your Feet! perform a medley on the 2016 A Capitol Fourth.

4:26

The cast of the Broadway musical On Your Feet!

4:26

Video thumbnail: A Capitol Fourth Yolanda Adams Sings "My Country, 'Tis of Thee"

A Capitol Fourth

Yolanda Adams Sings "My Country, 'Tis of Thee"

Yolanda Adams performs on the 2016 A Capitol Fourth.

2:47

Yolanda Adams Sings "My Country, 'Tis of Thee"

2:47

Video thumbnail: A Capitol Fourth Amber Riley Performs "I'm So Excited"

A Capitol Fourth

Amber Riley Performs "I'm So Excited"

Amber Riley performs on the 2016 A Capitol Fourth.

2:59

Amber Riley Performs "I'm So Excited"

2:59

Video thumbnail: A Capitol Fourth Cassadee Pope Performs "I Am Invincible"

A Capitol Fourth

Cassadee Pope Performs "I Am Invincible"

Cassadee Pope performs on the 2016 A Capitol Fourth.

3:45

Cassadee Pope Performs "I Am Invincible"

3:45

Video thumbnail: A Capitol Fourth Kenny Loggins Performs "Footloose"

A Capitol Fourth

Kenny Loggins Performs "Footloose"

Kenny Loggins performs on the 2016 A Capitol Fourth.

4:14

Kenny Loggins Performs "Footloose"

4:14

Video thumbnail: A Capitol Fourth Christopher Jackson Performs "Can You Feel the Love Tonight"

A Capitol Fourth

Christopher Jackson Performs "Can You Feel the Love Tonight"

Christopher Jackson performs on the 2016 A Capitol Fourth.

2:56

Christopher Jackson Performs "Can You Feel the Love Tonight"

2:56

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Video thumbnail: A Capitol Fourth 35 Years of the July 4th Concert at the U.S. Capitol

A Capitol Fourth

35 Years of the July 4th Concert at the U.S. Capitol

Executive Producer Jerry Colbert looks back at the evolution of A Capitol Fourth

3:09

35 Years of the July 4th Concert at the U.S. Capitol

3:09

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