Thousands of Americans flocked to the National Mall to celebrate the Fourth of July with a fireworks display, performances by Neil Diamond and Barry Manilow and selections from the “Lincoln” score played by the National Symphony Orchestra.
America’s 237th birthday still is a day away but preparations are underway in the nation’s capital for the country’s official Fourth of July party.
Barry Manilow will join stars from Broadway, “American Idol” and composer John Williams for this year’s July Fourth celebration on the National Mall.
There’s no better way to ring in the new year than by checking out this year’s hottest talent. Whether you’re a country music fan, a lover of boy bands or prefer to bang your head to grunge, the D.C. area has a concert in 2013 waiting for you. Check out this year’s best concerts right here in your favorite city.