Sara Evans, Patti LaBelle, Jordin Sparks and others added to Capitol Fourth line-up

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The festivities for America's 238th birthday kick off on PBS's "A Capitol Fourth" with an all-star salute led by two-time Emmy Award-winning television personality Tom Bergeron. (PRNewsFoto/Capital Concerts) The festivities for America’s 238th birthday kick off on PBS’ “A Capitol Fourth” with an all-star salute led by two-time Emmy Award-winning television personality Tom Bergeron. (PRNewsFoto/Capital Concerts)

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Frankie Valli is used to being part of an ensemble, and when he headlines this year’s A Capitol Fourth concert, he’ll be joined by a list of celebrated performers.

Capital Concerts announced the full lineup Wednesday for its annual Fourth of July celebration, which will feature Grammy winners, Broadway superstars and a country sweetheart.

Soul songstress Patti LaBelle, recording artist and actress Jordin Sparks, five-time Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Michael McDonald and Nashville superstar Sara Evans are among the artists who will take the stage on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol this Independence Day. Singer-songwriter Kendall Schmidt from Big Time Rush and Heffron Drive and five-time Tony Award nominee and Broadway star Kelli O’Hara will also be part of this year’s roster, along with the National Symphony Orchestra.

“Dancing With the Stars” host Tom Bergeron will return as host for the concert, which is open to the public and airs on PBS Friday, July 4, 2014 from 8:00 to 9:30 p.m. ET.

 

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