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A Capitol Fourth

A Capitol Fourth 2024

Thursday, July 4, 8:00 p.m.

This July, celebrate our country’s 248th birthday live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol with all-star musical and patriotic performances from pop, country, R&B, classical and Broadway artists.

Iconic actor and television host Alfonso Ribeiro returns to host the 44th annual A Capitol Fourth, joined by the National Symphony Orchestra under the direction of premier pops conductor Jack Everly, and featuring the greatest display of Independence Day fireworks anywhere in the nation lighting up the D.C. skyline.

About the Program
On July Fourth, A Capitol Fourth, America’s National Independence Day celebration, honors our country’s birthday with an all-star salute. For over 40 years, this television event, featuring a parade of superstars — including Frankie Valli, Patti LaBelle, John Williams, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Reba McEntire, Carole King, Neil Diamond, Dolly Parton, Steve Martin, Josh Groban, Gloria Estefan, Huey Lewis and the News, Little Richard, Tony Bennett, Faith Hill, Ray Charles, the Bee Gees, Kenny G, Aaron Neville, Kenny Rogers and the Muppets from Sesame Street — has offered the best in American entertainment and helped set the tone for a spectacular American birthday party.