"A Capitol Fourth" to Feature Matthew Morrison, Kelli O'Hara, Jordin Sparks, Million Dollar Quartet

News   "A Capitol Fourth" to Feature Matthew Morrison, Kelli O'Hara, Jordin Sparks, Million Dollar Quartet Jimmy Smits will host the 30th anniversary presentation of "A Capitol Fourth," which will air live on PBS from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol July 4 from 8 PM-9:30 PM; check local listings.

The program will feature performances by Grammy and Emmy Award-winning actor and musician Steve Martin with the Steep Canyon Rangers; multi-platinum recording artist Josh Groban; Broadway and "Glee" star Matthew Morrison; "American Idol" winner Jordin Sparks; rock 'n' roll legend Little Richard with the cast of Broadway's Million Dollar Quartet; three time Tony nominee Kelli O'Hara; and the National Symphony Orchestra under the direction of pops conductor Jack Everly. The concert finale includes Tchaikovsky's "1812 Overture," featuring live cannon fire provided by the United States Army Presidential Salute Battery. Also participating will be The Choral Arts Society of Washington, along with The U.S. Army Herald Trumpets, The U.S. Army Ceremonial Band, the U.S. Air Force Ceremonial Band, members of the armed forces carrying the state and territorial flags and the Joint Armed Forces Color Guard provided by the Military District of Washington, D.C..

For more information visit www.pbs.org/capitolfourth/concert.html.

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