A Capitol Fourth

America’'s favorite Independence Day celebration, A Capitol Fourth features well-known musical artists and puts viewers front and center for the greatest display of fireworks anywhere in the nation. A Capitol Fourth is broadcast live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, before a concert audience of hundreds of thousands, millions more at home, and our troops watching around the world.

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John Stamos Is Back to Host!


Johns Stamos returns to host the 38th annual A Capitol Fourth.

The Beach Boys Perform "Do it Again"


The Beach Boys perform "Do It Again" at the 2017 A Capitol Fourth.

The Four Tops Perform a Motown Medley


The Four Tops perform a medley of their greatest hits at the 2017 A Capitol Fourth.

Sofia Carson Performs the National Anthem


Sofia Carson performs "The Star Spangled Banner" at the 2017 A Capitol Fourth.

Trace Adkins Performs "Still A Soldier"


Trace Adkins performs "Still a Soldier" at the 2017 A Capitol Fourth.