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Tue July 2, 2013
A Capitol Fourth: July 4 at 7pm
This July 4, America's national Independence Day celebration broadcasts live from the West Lawn of the United States Capitol. Hosted by Emmy Award-winning TV personality Tom Bergeron and NPR's Korva Coleman, the event features performances from some of America's best known celebrities and musical artists.
This year's concert stars music legend Barry Manilow, who is back by popular demand following his powerful debut performance on the show in 2009. It also features performances by Candice Glover, the Season 12 winner of American Idol; country music artist Scotty McCreery; actor and singer Darren Criss; classical crossover star Jackie Evancho; Broadway and TV star Megan Hilty; and five-time Academy Award-winner John Williams conducting music from the Oscar-winning film Lincoln with the National Symphony Orchestra under the direction of top pops conductor Jack Everly.
Tune in for A Capitol Fourth live from the U.S. Capitol on High Plains Public Radio, Thursday, July 4th, at 7pm CT.