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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Corporate sponsorship by The Boeing Company. Additional funding by the National Park Service, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the Department of the Army and PBS. Travel is provided by American Airlines.

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The Muppets from Sesame Street at the 2019 A Capitol Fourth


The Sesame Street Muppets perform a medley of patriotic songs at A Capitol Fourth 2019.

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Laine Hardy Performs "Johnny B. Goode"


Laine Hardy performs "Johnny B. Goode" at the 2019 A Capitol Fourth

MusiCorps and John Stamos Perform "Chicken Fried"


MusiCorps and John Stamos perform "Chicken Fried" at the 2019 A Capitol Fourth.

Keala Settle performs "This Is Me"


Keala Settle performs "This is Me" at the 2019 A Capitol Fourth.

Carole King, Vanessa Carlton Perform "I Feel the Earth Move"


Carole King and the Broadway cast of Beautiful perform "I Feel the Earth Move."

Lindsey Stirling Performs "The Upside"


Lindsey Stirling performs "The Upside" at the 2019 A Capitol Fourth.

Vanessa Williams Performs "America the Beautiful"


Vanessa Williams performs "America the Beautiful" at the 2019 A Capitol Fourth.