2013-06-30 10:37:29 - A Capitol Fourth live streaming US Independence Day 2013 in Washington DC, 4th July concert on the West Lawn, Capitol Hill. Full lineup, start time, schedule and webcast streams.
Washington DC is the focus of the nation's attendance on US Independence Day, with the Capitol Fourth Concert, National Independence Day parade and 4th July fireworks all taking place in the nations' capital.
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A Capitol Fourth is a free annual concert performed on the west lawn of the United States Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., in celebration of the Independence Day. Broadcast live on PBS and NPR, the concert is viewed and heard by millions across the country and the world, as well as attended by more than half a million people at the Capitol. The concert finale begins with a rendition of
Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture by the National Symphony Orchestra (complete with cannon fire from the United States Army Presidential Salute Battery and the concluding verse sung by the Choral Arts Society) and the National Park Service's fireworks show above the Washington Monument. Following the 1812 Overture, a series of John Philip Sousa's best-known marches are played.
For 2013, The free event will be hosted by Tom Bergeron, the host of ABC’s Dancing With the Stars, and will feature performances from Barry Manilow, Candice Glover, Scotty McCreery, Darren Cris and many more.
The festivities also include the National Symphony Orchestra, the Coral Arts Society of Washington, the U.S. Army Herald Trumpets, Quantico Marine Corps Band and the U.S. Army Ceremonial band as well as a 17 minute fireworks show launched from the Reflecting Pool at the base of the Lincoln Memorial.