The annual event, A Capitol Fourth, airs again on PBS and there is a star-studded lineup on deck to perform. For all the details on how to watch A Capitol Fourth online, what time the show airs, who is performing and what channel to watch, read on below.
DATE: July 4, 2017
TIME: 8 to 9:30 p.m. ET/PT time delayed
HOST: John Stamos
TV CHANNEL: PBS
PERFORMERS: The Beach Boys with John Stamos on the drums and Mark McGrath aiding in vocals, Dan Aykroyd and Jim Belushi of The Blues Brothers, Kellie Pickler, The Four Tops, Yolanda Adams, Chris Blue from The Voice, Broadway singer Laura Osnes, The National Symphony Orchestra with conductor Jack Everly, singer Sofia Carson, and Trace Adkins.
LOCATION: The West Lawn in Washington, D.C.
TRIBUTES: Trace Adkins will perform a tribute to our troops by singing “Still a Soldier”. In addition the 40th anniversary of Star Wars will be celebrated with the National Symphony Orchestra performing ““Star Wars Main Title” with special guest appearances made by R2-D2 and C-3PO.
Other major fireworks specials that are televised tonight include Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular and Boston Pops Fireworks Show 2017.
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