On the evening of July 4th, A Capitol Fourth airs on WTTW at 7:00 pm, and it is promptly rebroadcast at 8:30 pm. Additionally, it can be streamed on the PBS Video App for a limited duration.

Here, you will encounter the artists. This year, the spotlight is on the 100th commemoration of the Lincoln Memorial and the 65th celebration of West Side Story. WTTW and PBS air the A Capitol Fourth concert and fireworks live from Washington, D.C., Indicating the arrival of summer.

Mickey Guyton

Mickey Guyton. Photo: Capitol Concerts/PBSMickey Guyton. Photo: Capitol Concerts/PBS

Hosted by A Capitol Fourth, she sang at the National Anthem during this year’s Super Bowl, and she hosted the Country Music Academy Awards. Following it up was her debut album, “Remember Her Name,” which she released after her EP debut in 2015. Guyton, a young country artist who achieved widespread notice in 2020 when she released her song “Black Like Me,” during the protests sparked by George Floyd’s murder.

Darren Criss

Darren Criss. Photo: Capitol Concerts/PBSPhoto: Capitol Concerts/PBS

The story of Gianni Versace’s assassination is portrayed in the acclaimed television and film series “American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace,” with Andrew Cunanan, a serial killer, playing a prominent role. Darren Criss, who gained fame for his role in the Broadway musical “Very Potter Musical” before starring in “Glee,” found success with his portrayal of Cunanan.

Cynthia Erivo

Cynthia Erivo. Photo: Capitol Concerts/PBSPhoto: Capitol Concerts/PBS

She has already won the big three awards, Grammy, Emmy, and Tony. Notably, she garnered an Oscar nod for her role as Harriet Tubman in the biopic “Harriet.” She has also made a breakthrough on both the small and big screens, but it was on stage where the young British singer and actress first made a name for herself, notably in the stage production of “The Color Purple.”

Yolanda Adams

Yolanda Adams. Photo: Capitol Concerts/PBSPhoto: Capitol Concerts/PBS

She is a gospel singer who was named the number one Gospel Artist of the last decade by Billboard Magazine in 2009, while also hosting a nationally syndicated gospel show, and one of her albums was praised as the best gospel album of the year.

Andy Grammer

Andy Grammer. Photo: Capitol Concerts/PBS/Alex HarperPhoto: Capitol Concerts/PBS/Alex Harper

A street musician turned popular entertainer, Grammer has released several successful singles, including “Honey, I’m Good.”.

Chita Rivera

Chita Rivera. Photo: Capitol Concerts/PBS/Laura Marie DuncanPhoto: Capitol Concerts/PBS/Laura Marie Duncan

A Capitol Fourth at Story Side West is paying tribute to an exceptional woman. She has been awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Kennedy Center Honor. She has also won three Tony Awards, and is a legendary figure in Broadway, originating the role of Anita in the iconic musical “West Side Story” at the age of 89.

Gloria Gaynor

Gloria Gaynor. Photo: Capitol Concerts/PBSPhoto: Capitol Concerts/PBS

“I Will Survive,” “I Am What I Am,” “Never Can Say Goodbye”: Gaynor is a titan of disco, with inescapable hit songs.

Rachel Platten

At A Capitol Fourth, Platten will captivate the crowd with well-known tunes such as “Fight Song,” “Better Place,” and “Stand By You,” showcasing her talents as a singer-songwriter.

Keb Mo’

KebPhoto: Capitol Concerts/PBS

Mo’ Keb’, a musician deeply rooted in the American blues genre, has been honored with numerous Grammy Awards for his ability to both update and preserve the blues.

Emily Bear

Emily Bear. Photo: Capitol Concerts/PBS/Igor KasyanyukPhoto: Capitol Concerts/PBS/Igor Kasyanyuk

The youngest performer ever to play at the Ravinia Festival, a twenty-year-old native of Rockford, Bear Jones, released her album produced by Quincy Jones in her early teens and won a Grammy for The Unofficial Bridgerton Musical.

Jake Owen

Jake Owen. Photo: Capitol Concerts/PBS/Matt PaskertPhoto: Capitol Concerts/PBS/Matt Paskert

Owen, a celebrated artist in the realm of country music, has launched numerous albums and songs since his debut in 2006.

Loren Allred

Loren Allred. Photo: Capitol Concerts/PBSPhoto: Capitol Concerts/PBS

Allred is perhaps best known for performing the song “Never Enough” on the soundtrack of the movie “The Greatest Showman,” but she has also appeared alongside David Foster and Michael Bublé on The Voice.