A CAPITOL FOURTH orchestra with Jack Everly. Credit: Capital Concerts

Celebrate our country’s 248th birthday with the 44th anniversary broadcast of “A CAPITOL FOURTH” – July 4 at 8 and 9:30 pm

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apitA Capitol Fourth 2024

Premieres Thursday, July 4 at 8:00 pm with encore broadcast following at 9:30 pm


A CAPITOL FOURTH (2024) ad with fireworks, the US flag and the US Capitol superimposed across each otherThe 44th annual edition of A CAPITOL FOURTH, America’s longest-running live national Independence Day TV tradition, returns from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol.

Viewers are front and center for our country’s biggest birthday party, featuring performances by top stars from pop, country, R&B, classical and Broadway with the National Symphony Orchestra under the direction of premier pops conductor Jack Everly, capped off with patriotic classics and a spectacular fireworks display over our nation’s iconic skyline.

Celebrate America’s 248th birthday with a star-studded musical celebration, plus a special tribute to our military heroes and their families.