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Jun 28, 2017, 10:07 ET Legendary Soul Man Sam Moore Joins The Blues Brothers For Special Guest Performance On PBS' A CAPITOL FOURTH, America's National Independence Day Celebration, Live From The U.S. Capitol!

Grammy and Rock & Roll Hall of Famer and original soul man Sam Moore will join Dan Aykroyd and Jim Belushi of The Blues Brothers for a special...


Jun 27, 2017, 10:07 ET PBS' A CAPITOL FOURTH Welcomes John Stamos To Host America's National Independence Day Celebration Live From The U.S. Capitol!

Emmy Award-nominated actor and producer John Stamos (FULLER HOUSE, SCREAM QUEENS) is set to host the 37th annual edition of PBS' A CAPITOL FOURTH,...


Jun 26, 2017, 06:07 ET Country Music Star Kellie Pickler, Gospel Legend Yolanda Adams And Broadway Sensation Laura Osnes Join The All-Star Cast Of PBS' A CAPITOL FOURTH, America's National Independence Day Celebration, Live From The U.S. Capitol!

Joining the all-star line-up for the 37th annual edition of PBS' A CAPITOL FOURTH, broadcast live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol,...


Jun 06, 2017, 09:07 ET PBS' A CAPITOL FOURTH Welcomes John Stamos to Host America's National Independence Day Celebration Live From the U.S. Capitol!

Emmy Award-nominated actor and producer John Stamos (FULLER HOUSE, SCREAM QUEENS) is set to host the 37th annual edition of PBS' A CAPITOL FOURTH,...


May 26, 2017, 06:07 ET The National WWII Museum And PBS' National Memorial Day Concert Announce Facebook Live Q&A On May 28 At 7:15 P.M. ET Honoring The "Greatest Generation"

The National WWII Museum and PBS' NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT (#MemDayPBS) will host a Facebook Live Q&A at...


May 22, 2017, 10:07 ET Laurence Fishburne and Joe Mantegna Co-Host PBS' NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT: An American Tradition Honoring Our Heroes Past and Present

Oscar nominee and Emmy and Tony-Award winner Laurence Fishburne (BLACK-ISH) will join Tony Award-winner Joe Mantegna (CRIMINAL MINDS) to host the...


May 17, 2017, 07:07 ET Robert Patrick And Mary Mccormack Join The Cast Of PBS' National Memorial Day Concert: An American Tradition Honoring Our Heroes Past And Present

Joining the all-star line-up for PBS' NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT, broadcast live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, are acclaimed actor...


Apr 27, 2017, 11:07 ET Laurence Fishburne Joins Joe Mantegna To Co-Host PBS' NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT: An American Tradition Honoring Our Heroes Past And Present

Oscar nominee and Emmy and Tony-Award winner Laurence Fishburne (BLACK-ISH) will join Tony Award-winner Joe Mantegna (CRIMINAL MINDS) to host the...


Apr 26, 2017, 08:07 ET Capital Concerts Celebrates Wins At The 2017 New York Festivals® International TV & Film Awards For PBS' Top Rated A Capitol Fourth And National Memorial Day Concert

Two world-renowned television programs produced for PBS, A CAPITOL FOURTH and the NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT, won Silver and Bronze World Medals...


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...


Apr 15, 2015, 08:07 ET Capital Concerts Celebrates Wins At The 2015 New York Festivals® International TV & Film Awards For PBS' Highly Rated A Capitol Fourth And National Memorial Day Concert

Two world-renowned television programs produced for PBS, A CAPITOL FOURTH and the NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT won Bronze World Medals at this...


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...