Country music will be represented during 2020's virtual presentation of A Capital Fourth.
The annual 4th of July tradition, which typically takes place live on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capital, has been adapted to follow social distance principles with a series of pre-taped performances in cities across the country - from New York to Nashville to Los Angeles - without the presence of a live audience. The fireworks display in D.C. will be broadcast live.
Actor John Stamos and singer and actress Vanessa Williams will co-host the show, now entering its 40th year. Additional performers include R&B legend Patti LaBelle, Rock icon John Fogerty, Pop star Andy Grammer, gospel singer Yolanda Adams and more.
The 90-minute special will also honor the front line workers of the COVID-19 pandemic and U.S. soldiers, and will additionally spotlight the contributions of Black heroes throughout history.
A Capital Fourth airs on July 4 on PBS at 8PM ET.
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