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Jan 10, 2017, 19:24 ET Capital Concerts Reports Death Of Founder And Executive Producer Jerry Colbert

Capital Concerts, Inc. today reported with deep sadness the passing of Jerry Colbert, founder and executive producer of PBS' NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY...


Jun 29, 2016, 09:07 ET HAMILTON's George Washington, Actor Christopher Jackson, Comes to Washington D.C. for a Patriotic Performance Under the Fireworks on PBS' A CAPITOL FOURTH

 Christopher Jackson, who stars as George Washington in the Broadway smash hit musical HAMILTON, winner of 11 Tony Awards, is set to...


Jun 28, 2016, 08:07 ET PBS' A CAPITOL FOURTH Delivers An Inspiring Olympic Tribute, Presented By Olympic Gold Medalist Scott Hamilton Plus A Patriotic Salute To The 75th Anniversary Of The USO Led By General Colin Powell

This July 4th, America's national Independence Day celebration kicks off our country's 240th birthday with a special salute to our Olympians and...


Jun 27, 2016, 10:07 ET PBS' A CAPITOL FOURTH Welcomes Back America's Favorite Host Tom Bergeron To Lead The National Independence Day Celebration Live From The U.S. Capitol!

 This July 4th, America's national Independence Day celebration kicks off our country's 240th birthday, as A CAPITOL FOURTH on PBS welcomes...


Jun 09, 2016, 10:07 ET PBS' a Capitol Fourth Welcomes Back America's Favorite Host Tom Bergeron to Lead the National Independence Day Celebration Live From the U.S. Capitol!

This July 4th, America's national Independence Day celebration kicks off our country's 240th birthday, as A CAPITOL FOURTH on PBS welcomes back...


May 23, 2016, 10:13 ET Joe Mantegna And Gary Sinise Co-Host Annual Night Of Remembrance Honoring Our American Heroes: PBS' NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT

 For over a quarter century, PBS has inspired viewers with the annual broadcast of the multi award-winning NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT,...


Apr 28, 2016, 07:07 ET Joe Mantegna and Gary Sinise Co-Host Annual Night of Remembrance Honoring Our American Heroes: PBS' NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT

For over a quarter century, PBS has inspired viewers with the annual broadcast of the multi award-winning NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT...


Jun 30, 2014, 08:07 ET Celebrate America's Birthday With A Star Spangled Party Live From The U.S. Capitol On PBS' "A Capitol Fourth"!

This July 4th, America's national Independence Day celebration will kick off the festivities for our country's 238th birthday with an all-star...


Jun 25, 2014, 09:35 ET Legendary Composer and Conductor John Williams Pays a Star Spangled Tribute to the 200th Anniversary of our "National Anthem" on PBS' A CAPITOL FOURTH, Live from the U.S. Capitol Friday, July 4

 This Independence Day, PBS' A CAPITOL FOURTH, the all-star salute broadcast live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, will celebrate the...


May 28, 2014, 08:07 ET Celebrate America's Birthday With A Star Spangled Party Live From The U.S. Capitol!

This July 4th, America's national Independence Day celebration will kick off the festivities for our country's 238th birthday with an all-star...


May 22, 2014, 05:00 ET American Idol 2014 Winner Caleb Johnson Honors Our Troops In First Televised Performance After Season Finale On 25th Anniversary Broadcast Of PBS' National Memorial Day Concert

 Caleb Johnson, the newly crowned Season 13 winner of AMERICAN IDOL, will continue what has become tradition and join the previously announced...


May 20, 2014, 07:33 ET An American Tradition On PBS For 25 Years: The NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT Live From The U.S. Capitol

PBS's NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT, the iconic event that has become a national tradition, will mark its 25th anniversary with a special tribute...


May 19, 2014, 08:07 ET Music Icon Frankie Valli Set To Celebrate Nation's Birthday, Performing Live From The U.S. Capitol, On PBS's "A CAPITOL FOURTH"

PBS's A CAPITOL FOURTH is thrilled to announce that legendary singer Frankie Valli will perform at the live concert event celebrating the nation's...


May 13, 2014, 08:07 ET American Idol Season 13 Winner Joins All-Star Line-Up For 25th Anniversary Broadcast Of PBS's National Memorial Day Concert Live From The U.S. Capitol

In what has now become tradition, the newly crowned winner of AMERICAN IDOL Season 13 will make their first appearance performing the "National...


Jun 27, 2013, 12:17 ET Broadway's Smash Hit MOTOWN THE MUSICAL to Perform on PBS' A CAPITOL FOURTH, America's National Independence Day Celebration, Live From the U.S. Capitol

 The 33rd annual broadcast of A CAPITOL FOURTH on PBS will feature over thirty cast members, including Tony...


Jun 27, 2013, 12:10 ET Back By Popular Demand....A Capitol Fourth On PBS Welcomes Music Superstar Barry Manilow And America's Favorite Host Tom Bergeron Live From The U.S. Capitol!

 America's favorite host, two-time Emmy Award-winning television personality Tom Bergeron (DANCING WITH THE STARS) will return to the West...


Jun 26, 2013, 10:34 ET Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Neil Diamond Debuts Tribute Song Inspired by Boston Marathon Bombing on PBS' A CAPITOL FOURTH

 In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing, Grammy and Golden Globe Award-winning musician and songwriter Neil Diamond became an...


Jun 05, 2013, 10:34 ET Back By Popular Demand...A CAPITOL FOURTH On PBS Welcomes Back Music Superstar Barry Manilow And America's Favorite Host Tom Bergeron For America's National Independence Day Celebration Live From The U.S. Capitol!

America's favorite host, two-time Emmy Award-winning television personality Tom Bergeron (DANCING WITH THE STARS) will return to the West Lawn of...


May 24, 2013, 07:13 ET Singer Jessica Sanchez Joins All-Star Line-up For PBS' NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT

 PBS's NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT welcomes Jessica Sanchez this Memorial Day weekend to perform "God Bless America" at the annual tribute...


May 21, 2013, 15:01 ET Joe Mantegna And Gary Sinise Co-Host PBS's 24th Annual National Memorial Day Concert, An All-Star Salute To Our American Heroes

On the eve of Memorial Day, the 24th annual NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT will bring to life the moving stories of America's servicemen and women...


May 20, 2013, 13:06 ET AMERICAN IDOL Winner Candice Glover Joins Line-up For PBS' National Memorial Day Concert

 In what has quickly become a tradition in its own right, the NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT welcomes AMERICAN IDOL's newly crowned winner,...


May 10, 2013, 10:11 ET Joe Mantegna And Gary Sinise Co-host PBS's 24th Annual National Memorial Day Concert, An All-Star Salute To Our American Heroes

Featuring a Special Performance of the National Anthem by the Season 12 Winner of AMERICAN IDOL - Live From the U.S. Capitol, A Night of...


Nov 07, 2012, 15:21 ET First Ever Veterans Day Broadcast On PBS Celebrates All Our American Heroes

 This November 11th at 8 p.m. ET, PBS will bring the nation together in tribute to the service and sacrifice of our over 22 million American...


Jul 02, 2012, 11:24 ET Tom Bergeron Takes Helm as New Host of PBS's Top Rated A CAPITOL FOURTH

Star Spangled Celebration Live from the U.S. Capitol Celebrates America's Birthday with Performances by Phillip Phillips, Matthew Broderick, Megan...


Jun 26, 2012, 15:20 ET A Capitol Fourth On PBS Delivers A Star Spangled Celebration Live From The U.S. Capitol!

This Independence Day, A CAPITOL FOURTH kicks off our country's 236th birthday with new host Tom Bergeron (DANCING WITH THE STARS) and an all-star...