'A Capitol Fourth' Airs July 4th

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Capital Concerts has announced the 40th anniversary presentation of A Capitol Fourth, the national July 4th TV tradition on PBS.

 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the traditional live A Capitol Fourth will not be held on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol; instead, to ensure the health and safety of all involved, this year’s concert performances were pre-taped without a live audience. It will air on PBS from 8:00 to 9:30 pm on July 4, 2020.

 

The concert will also be streaming on FacebookYouTube and www.pbs.org/a-capitol-fourth and available as Video on Demand for a limited time only, July 4 to July 18, 2020. 

 

This year’s show is co-hosted by two-time Emmy Award-nominated actor and producer John Stamos (Netflix’s You, Fuller House, ER) and multi-platinum recording artist and star of television, film and the Broadway stage Vanessa Williams

 

The nation’s 244th birthday celebration will feature new performances from iconic locations across the country, including Washington, D.C, New York, Nashville, Los Angeles and Philadelphia, as well as highlights from the concert’s forty-year history and the stirring patriotic favorites viewers enjoy on the Fourth of July.