Reba And Darius To Tape Fourth Of July Special For PBS
June 28, 2010 at 8:47 AM (PT)
STARSTRUCK/VALORY MUSIC CO. artist REBA McENTIRE and CAPITOL/NASHVILLE’s DARIUS RUCKER will perform as part of the of the 30th anniversary broadcast of “A Capitol Fourth.” The special is taped live from the WEST LAWN of the UNITED STATES Capitol to celebrate the FOURTH OF JULY.
The show will be hosted by actor JIMMY SMITS, with performances by REBA, DARIUS and the NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA.
“A Capitol Fourth” will air SUNDAY, JULY 4th from 8-9:30p (ET) on PBS-TV. The show can also be heard on NPR member radio stations nationwide.
As part of the event, REBA will be presented with the NATIONAL ARTISTIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARD “in recognition of her dedication to enriching the national legacy of the performing arts, as well as her lifetime of musical contributions.” This is the fourth time the award has been given out, and previous recipients include STEVIE WONDER, GLORIA and EMILIO ESTEFAN and JOHN WILLIAMS.
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