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A Capitol Fourth

Barry Manilow to Perform at Capitol Fourth; Says "Freedom is Really Who We Are"

Steve Schonberg | Posted 06.30.2015 | Entertainment
Steve Schonberg

2015 marks the 35th year that PBS will air America's national Independence Day celebration live from the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol.

Major Music Legends Added To July 4 Concert

AP | Posted 06.03.2014 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON (AP) — Patti LaBelle, Jordin Sparks, Michael McDonald and others will join headliner Frankie Valli at "A Capitol Fourth" concert. Organi...

LOOK: AMAZING Fireworks On The National Mall!

AP | BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 07.04.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Thousands of Americans flocked to the National Mall to celebrate the Fourth of July with a fireworks display, performances by Neil Diamo...

PLAN AHEAD: Here's What's Happening July 4th

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 06.27.2013 | DC

Is there anywhere better in America to spend the Fourth of July than Washington, D.C.? Sure, Philadelphia is the "Birthplace of Democracy" and Bos...

PHOTOS: Nation's Capital Celebrates July 4

AP | SARAH PARNASS | Posted 09.03.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — One word could describe visitors to the Capitol Fourth Concert Wednesday night: sweaty. Despite high temperatures and the threat o...

Who Doesn't Love A July 4 Parade In 100-Degree Heat?

Posted 07.03.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Who doesn't love an Independence Day parade in 100 degree weather? Assuming you're not answering "me" to that question, here are som...

Phillip Phillips, 'Idol' Winner, To Make Comeback In D.C.

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 08.18.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — America will get to hear from its newest "American Idol" Phillip Phillips as he makes a comeback performance following kidney surge...

Matthew Broderick, Olympic Athletes Join Forces

AP | BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 08.12.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Actor Matthew Broderick, country singer Josh Turner, composer John Williams and a dozen U.S. Olympic athletes will be among the headline...