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Join us Wednesday, July 4, LIVE on PBS from 8:00 to 9:30 pm ET for the 2013 A Capitol Fourth. Hosted by Tom Bergeron, the show will feature performances by Barry Manilow, Candice Glover, Scotty McCreery, Darren Criss, Jackie Evancho, Megan Hilty, Motown the Musical, John WIlliams and more.
The 2013 star-spangled July Fourth celebration will be broadcast live from the U.S. Capitol and features rousing performances by broadway and television singer/dancer/actress Megan Hilty. In 2012 Megan lit up the stage with a patriotic medley that wowed the crowd.
The season 12 winner of American Idol, Candice Glover, makes her return to Washington DC for A Capitol Fourth 2013, broadcast live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol Thursday July Fourth @ 8 ET. Sample her talent in this performance of the National Anthem from the National Memorial Day Concert.
At this year’s “A Capitol Fourth,” legendary composer and conductor John Williams will lead the National Symphony Orchestra in an inspiring performance of his Oscar-nominated original score to the film “Lincoln.” Here he is receiving the National Artistic Achievement Award, honoring his lifetime contribution as one of America’s greatest musical voices.
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