This July 4, America's national Independence Day celebration will mark 30 spectacular years on air! Hosted by Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning actor Jimmy Smits, A CAPITOL FOURTH will feature performances from some of the country's biggest musical names including: David Archuleta, multiple Grammy, CMA and ACM Award-winning country music superstar Reba McEntire; country music sensation Darius Rucker (Hootie & the Blowfish); as well as world-renowned classical pianist Lang Lang with the National Symphony Orchestra under the direction of top pops conductor Jack Everly. Featuring the most dazzling display of fireworks anywhere in the nation, A CAPITOL FOURTH will air live in HD on PBS Sunday, July 4, 2010 from 8:00 to 9:30 p.m. ET (check local listings) before a concert audience of hundreds of thousands, millions more at home, as well as to our service members around the world on the American Forces Network. A CAPITOL FOURTH can also be heard live in stereo over NPR Member stations nationwide.
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