Celebrating 35 spectacular years on the air, 2015′s A Capitol Fourth will kick off the country’s 239th birthday with an all-star musical extravaganza that puts viewers front and center for the greatest display of fireworks anywhere in the nation.
America’s favorite Independence Day celebration 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 on the American Forces Network.
This year, a parade of superstars — Barry Manilow, Nicole Scherzinger, Hunter Hayes, Meghan Linsey, KC and the Sunshine Band, The Alabama Band, Lang Lang, Ronan Tynan, Robert Davi, Bradley Whitford, Jack Everly, The U.S. Army Herald Trumpets, the U.S. Army Band “Perishing’s Own,” The U.S. Army Presidential Salute Battery, the Choral Arts Society of Washington and the Military District of Washington — will offer the best in American entertainment and help set the tone for a spectacular American birthday party.
A Capitol Fourth premieres on KLRU at 7 pm on July 4, with repeat airings at 8:30 pm, 11 pm, and 3 am on July 5. For more information, check out the show’s official website here!