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 S2017: Chris Blue Performs "America the Beautiful"

A Capitol Fourth

S2017: Chris Blue Performs "America the Beautiful"

Chris Blue performs "America the Beautiful" at the 2017 A Capitol Fourth.

2:54

S2017: Chris Blue Performs "America the Beautiful"

2:54

Video thumbnail: A Capitol Fourth S2017: Laura Osnes Performs A Patriotic Medley

A Capitol Fourth

S2017: Laura Osnes Performs A Patriotic Medley

Laura Osnes performs a medley of patriotic songs at the 2017 A Capitol Fourth.

3:20

S2017: Laura Osnes Performs A Patriotic Medley

3:20

Video thumbnail: A Capitol Fourth S2017: Sofia Carson Performs the National Anthem

A Capitol Fourth

S2017: Sofia Carson Performs the National Anthem

Sofia Carson performs "The Star Spangled Banner" at the 2017 A Capitol Fourth.

1:40

S2017: Sofia Carson Performs the National Anthem

1:40

Video thumbnail: A Capitol Fourth S2017: The Beach Boys Perform "Do it Again"

A Capitol Fourth

S2017: The Beach Boys Perform "Do it Again"

The Beach Boys perform "Do It Again" at the 2017 A Capitol Fourth.

2:48

S2017: The Beach Boys Perform "Do it Again"

2:48

Video thumbnail: A Capitol Fourth S2017: The Blues Brothers Perform "Soul Man"

A Capitol Fourth

S2017: The Blues Brothers Perform "Soul Man"

The Blues Brothers perform "Soul Man" with Sam Moore at the 2017 A Capitol Fourth.

2:45

S2017: The Blues Brothers Perform "Soul Man"

2:45

Video thumbnail: A Capitol Fourth S2017: The Four Tops Perform a Motown Medley

A Capitol Fourth

S2017: The Four Tops Perform a Motown Medley

The Four Tops perform a medley of their greatest hits at the 2017 A Capitol Fourth.

7:05

S2017: The Four Tops Perform a Motown Medley

7:05

Video thumbnail: A Capitol Fourth S2017: Trace Adkins Performs "Still A Soldier"

A Capitol Fourth

S2017: Trace Adkins Performs "Still A Soldier"

Trace Adkins performs "Still a Soldier" at the 2017 A Capitol Fourth.

2:55

S2017: Trace Adkins Performs "Still A Soldier"

2:55

Video thumbnail: A Capitol Fourth S2017: Yolanda Adams Performs "Battle Hymn of the Republic"

A Capitol Fourth

S2017: Yolanda Adams Performs "Battle Hymn of the Republic"

Yolanda Adams performs "Battle Hymn of the Republic" at the 2017 A Capitol Fourth,

3:07

S2017: Yolanda Adams Performs "Battle Hymn of the Republic"

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Video thumbnail: A Capitol Fourth S2015: 35 Years of the July 4th Concert at the U.S. Capitol

A Capitol Fourth

S2015: 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

S2015: 35 Years of the July 4th Concert at the U.S. Capitol

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