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.

Corporate sponsorship by The Boeing Company. Additional funding by the National Park Service, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the Department of the Army and PBS. Travel is provided by American Airlines.

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Video thumbnail: A Capitol Fourth Nicole Scherzinger Sings the National Anthem

A Capitol Fourth

Nicole Scherzinger Sings the National Anthem

Grammy nominated recording artist Nicole Scherzinger performs the Star-Spangled Banner.

2:25

Nicole Scherzinger Sings the National Anthem

2:25

Video thumbnail: A Capitol Fourth Hunter Hayes Performs Live at A Capitol Fourth

A Capitol Fourth

Hunter Hayes Performs Live at A Capitol Fourth

Hunter Hayes performs his hit single "21."

3:36

Hunter Hayes Performs Live at A Capitol Fourth

3:36

Video thumbnail: A Capitol Fourth The Alabama Band live from the West Lawn of the US Capitol

A Capitol Fourth

The Alabama Band live from the West Lawn of the US Capitol

The Alabama Band performs a medley of their greatest hits.

5:38

The Alabama Band live from the West Lawn of the US Capitol

5:38

Video thumbnail: A Capitol Fourth The National Symphony Orchestra Tributes George M. Cohan

A Capitol Fourth

The National Symphony Orchestra Tributes George M. Cohan

The National Symphony Orchestra tributes one of the greatest entertainers of all time.

2:23

The National Symphony Orchestra Tributes George M. Cohan

2:23

Video thumbnail: A Capitol Fourth Neil Diamond Performs Freedom Song (2013)

A Capitol Fourth

Neil Diamond Performs Freedom Song (2013)

Inspired by Boston Marathon bombing, all proceeds from the song go to charitable causes.

13:09

Neil Diamond Performs Freedom Song (2013)

13:09

Video thumbnail: A Capitol Fourth Countdown to the Fireworks

A Capitol Fourth

Countdown to the Fireworks

Watch this specular fireworks display as you get ready for A Capitol Fourth.

4:59

Countdown to the Fireworks

4:59

Video thumbnail: A Capitol Fourth A Tribute to Wounded Warriors

A Capitol Fourth

A Tribute to Wounded Warriors

Singer-songwriter Javier Colon performs “Stand By Me.”

3:22

A Tribute to Wounded Warriors

3:22

Video thumbnail: A Capitol Fourth Celebrate Live with Megan Hilty!

A Capitol Fourth

Celebrate Live with Megan Hilty!

Broadway and television star Megan Hilty perfoms a patriotic medley.

2:04

Celebrate Live with Megan Hilty!

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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

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