A Capitol Fourth Dwell Stream: Watch PBS’ 4th of July Celebration
It wouldn’t be Independence Day with out A Capitol Fourth.
PBS’ annual salute to America — which you’ll stream above — has been prerecorded this 12 months because of the pandemic, in lieu of the standard reside live performance on the West Garden of the U.S. Capitol. The 90-minute broadcast (which begins at 8/7c) will characteristic pre-taped performances from areas throughout the nation, adopted by a reside fireworks presentation.
Vanessa Williams returns as host and also will carry out. Renée Fleming will open the present with “The Star-Spangled Banner,” whereas the Nationwide Symphony Orchestra will carry out John Williams’ “Olympic Fanfare” in tribute to Group USA, honoring the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Groups as they put together for the Olympic Video games in Tokyo.
Further performers embrace Jimmie Allen, Auli’i Cravalho, Cynthia Erivo, Mickey Guyton, Alan Jackson, Christopher Jackson, Kermit the Frog, Gladys Knight, Laura Osnes, Pentatonix, Jennifer Nettles, Ali Stroker, Prepare and Jimmy Buffett — the latter of whom will debut a brand new rendition of the Woody Guthrie basic, “This Land Is Your Land.”
So far as counter-programming goes, CNN at 7 pm will air The Fourth in America, a five-hour celebration hosted by Don Lemon, Dana Bash, Victor Blackwell and Ana Cabrera. John Stamos and the Seashore Boys, Bebe Rexha, Billy Ray Cyrus, REO Speedwagon, Black Eyed Peas, Blues Traveler, Brad Paisley, Foreigner, Kool & the Gang and Trisha Yearwood are scheduled to carry out.
NBC at 8 pm will air the Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular. The 2-hour broadcast can be hosted by Girls5eva‘s Renée Elise Goldsberry and New Amsterdam‘s Ryan Eggold, and have Blake Shelton, Jonas Brothers, Marshmello, Coldplay, OneRepublic and Reba McEntire.
The Bloomberg community at 8 pm has the Boston Pops July 4th Spectacular, hosted by The Hustler‘s Craig Ferguson and that includes Toby Keith.
Press PLAY on the video above to observe A Capitol Fourth, then hit the feedback along with your ideas on the pre-taped particular.