Every year, millions of people tune-in to watch America's biggest Independence Day celebration, A Capitol Fourth, broadcast live on PBS. In 2012, country music star, Josh Turner, performed his hit song 'Firecracker' at the star-spangled celebration and dedicated it to his own firecracker and keyboard player, his wife.
The season 12 winner of American Idol, Candice Glover, makes her return to Washington DC for A Capitol Fourth 2013, broadcast live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol Thursday July Fourth @ 8 ET. Sample her talent in this performance of the National Anthem from the National Memorial Day Concert.
Phillip Phillips, the Season 11 winner of American Idol, performed his coronation song, 'Home on the biggest and brightest birthday party in 2012, A Capitol Fourth.
PBS viewers are front and center for the greatest display of fireworks anywhere in the nation during A Capitol Fourth. Enjoy some of America's all-time favorite marches, performed by the U.S. Army Ceremonial Band, the U.S. Air Force Ceremonial Brass, the U.S. Army Herald Trumpets accompanied the 56 State and Territorial Flags, and the most spectacular fireworks display in the whole U.S.A.
At this year s A Capitol Fourth, legendary composer and conductor John Williams will lead the National Symphony Orchestra in an inspiring performance of his Oscar-nominated original score to the film Lincoln. Here he is receiving the National Artistic Achievement Award, honoring his lifetime contribution as one of America s greatest musical voices.
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Wanda Sykes on her new series, "Alpha House".
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"Peering into the depths of irritable bowel syndrome"
After a wild night of partying, Wade wakes up with a massive hangover, an uninvited houseguest and no memory of what happened the night before. Meanwhile, George takes an unplanned roadtrip to New Orleans, and Lemon finally confesses her troubles to her father, Brick. In the episode, SCOTTY McCREERY (American Idol) performs "The Trouble with Girls" and series star Scott Porter, who plays
George, performs "Jambalaya."
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