MONDAY, JULY 4th at 7:00PM!
We are excited to announce the all-star cast of the 42nd annual edition of A CAPITOL FOURTH on Alabama Public Television, America’s longest-running live national Independence Day TV tradition!
Joining country music star and four-time Grammy-nominee Mickey Guyton, who will be hosting and performing during the celebration, will be top stars from pop, country, R&B, classical and Broadway with the National Symphony Orchestra. The line-up for A CAPITOL FOURTH will feature: Emmy and SAG Award-winning actor, singer and songwriter Darren Criss (AMERICAN CRIME STORY, GLEE); five-time Grammy Award-winning Gospel legend Yolanda Adams; multi-platinum pop artist and songwriter Andy Grammer; Grammy Award-winning music legend Gloria Gaynor; ground-breaking five-time Grammy Award-winning blues musician Keb’ Mo’; Grammy Award-winning pianist, composer and recording artist Emily Bear (THE UNOFFICIAL BRIDGERTON MUSICAL); multi-platinum selling singer, songwriter and recording artist Loren Allred (THE GREATEST SHOWMAN); and the National Symphony Orchestra under the direction of top pops conductor Jack Everly.
Chita Rivera, the legendary Tony Award winner and one of the most nominated performers in history, will lead a 65th anniversary celebration of WEST SIDE STORY featuring the National Symphony Orchestra performing a special musical tribute to one of Broadway’s most successful shows. The evening will also include a special tribute to our men and women in uniform and their families by Emmy Award-winning, mulitplatinum selling recording artist and published author Rachel Platten.
The concert also marks the 100th anniversary of the Lincoln Memorial, one of America’s most famous and majestic landmarks. The segment will feature a stirring performance of "Battle Hymn of the Republic" by Yolanda Adams live from the Lincoln Memorial. The celebration will be capped off with the greatest display of fireworks in the U.S.A. lighting up our nation’s iconic skyline featuring twenty cameras positioned around the city to capture the best views.
A CAPITOL FOURTH airs live on Monday, July 4, 2022 at 7:00p.m. with an encore broadcast to follow at 8:32p.m.