On July 4 at 8 pm ET, watch the live broadcast of A Capitol Fourth, America’s favorite Independence Day tradition, featuring performances from some of the country’s best-known musical acts and the greatest display of fireworks anywhere in the nation. Emmy Award-winning television personality Tom Bergeron hosts the star-studded event, featuring the National Symphony Orchestra and pops conductor Jack Everly.Visit A Capitol Fourth Website
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Watch this specular fireworks display as you get ready for A Capitol Fourth 2013!
Singer-songwriter Javier Colon performing “Stand By Me.” (2012)
Country music star Josh Turner performs "Firecracker"
Patriotic music by America's premier military bands and spectacular fireworks.
Phillip Phillips’ stirring rendition of “Home” on the A Capitol Fourth.
Fireworks over Washington, D.C. accompanied by the 1812 Overture.
Marine Drum & Bugle Corps performing the Washington Post March.
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Join us and host Tom Bergeron for A Capitol Fourth celebration on Friday, July 4, 2014.
Jerry Colbert highlights some exciting moments from A Capitol Fourth.
Tom Bergeron discusses his July 4th Traditions and America's biggest birthday celebration.
Watch Candice Glover, the Season 12 Winner of American Idol, sing the National Anthem.
A July Fourth performance by broadway and television star Megan Hilty.
Academy Award winner John Williams receives the National Artistic Achievement Award.
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