Buffett to appear on PBS A Capital Fourth

From UPI: “A Capitol Fourth: Vanessa Williams to host PBS’ July Fourth celebration

Vanessa Williams will host PBS’ 41st annual July Fourth celebration “A Capitol Fourth” with Jimmy Buffett, Mickey Guyton, Gladys Knight, Jimmie Allen and more set to perform.

The 90-minute special will take place from Washington, D.C., and air on July Fourth at 8 p.m. EDT. The show will also live stream on PBS’ website, Facebook and YouTube through July 18.

Alan Jackson, Cynthia Erivo, Pentatonix, RenĂ©e Fleming, Train, Jennifer Nettles, Auli’i Cravalho, Laura Osnes, Ali Stroker and Jack Everly will also perform. The performances were pre-taped for the special.

The fireworks display in Washington, D.C., will be covered live during the broadcast with PBS utilizing more cameras than ever before along with vantage points from across the city.