Tom Bergeron, Jordin Sparks, Patti LaBelle Set for ‘A Capitol Fourth’

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Fireworks light up the sky over the Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, and the U.S. Capitol on July 4. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Fireworks light up the sky over the Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, and the U.S. Capitol on July 4. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

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WASHINGTON — Patti LaBelle, Jordin Sparks, Michael McDonald and others will join headliner Frankie Valli at “A Capitol Fourth” concert.

Organizers say the July 4 celebration at the National Mall will be hosted by Tom Bergeron of “Dancing with the Stars.”

Other performers will include Sara Evans, Kendall Schmidt and Kelli O’Hara. Composer John Williams will conduct a new arrangement for orchestra and chorus of the “Star Spangled Banner” to mark its 200th anniversary.

“A Capitol Fourth” will be broadcast live on PBS from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. EDT.

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