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A Capitol Fourth's 40th Anniversary!

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Sat., Jul. 4, 2020 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | Celebrate our country's 244th birthday with the 40th anniversary broadcast of America's Independence Day celebration for our entire nation.

The 40th anniversary edition of A Capitol Fourth, co-hosted by two-time Emmy Award-nominated actor and producer John Stamos and multi-platinum recording artist and star of television, film and the Broadway stage Vanessa Williams.

The special 90-minute presentation will feature a tribute to our nation's workers on the front lines in the fight against the pandemic, a segment honoring the contributions of African American heroes from our nation's past and present, and a salute to our wounded warriors and their families.

The show will also feature performances by Grammy Award-winning soul legend Patti LaBelle; Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer John Fogerty; world renowned four time Grammy Award-winning soprano superstar Renée Fleming; legendary Motown stars The Temptations celebrating their 60th anniversary; country music star and Grammy-nominated member of the Grand Ole Opry Trace Adkins; multi-platinum singer/songwriter Andy Grammer; five-time Grammy Award-winning Gospel vocalist extraordinaire Yolanda Adams; hard-rocking multi-platinum country music singer/songwriter Brantley Gilbert, along with many other great Award-winning performers and artists.

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