Who: Andy Grammar, Barry Manilow, Burt Bacharach, Carlos Santana and Cindy Blackman Santana, CeCe Winans, Don McLean, Harlem Gospel Choir, Jesse Colin Young and Little Kids Rock, Jewel, Kenny Loggins, Martina McBride, the O’Jays, Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo, United States Army Field Band, “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band, United States Navy Band, Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras, Colorado Symphony, Houston Symphony, New York Philharmonic, New York Youth Symphony, San Francisco Symphony, the original Broadway casts of Girl from the North Country and Ain’t Too Proud — The Life and Times of the Temptations, Don Lemon, Dana Bash, more
What: Livestreamed Independence Day celebration
Where: CNN.com, CNNgo,
When: Saturday, July 4, free, 8:00
Why: On July 4 at 8:00, CNN will pay tribute to the diversity of the United States and honor the frontline essential workers leading the fight against the global pandemic with “The Fourth in America,” a live show featuring pop, rock, country, and R&B singers as well as orchestras, symphonies, and Broadway casts, hosted by Don Lemon in New York City and Dana Bash in DC. The all-star roster is listed above, with such highlights as Barry Manilow, Carlos Santana and Cindy Blackman Santana, CeCe Winans, Don McLean, Harlem Gospel Choir, the O’Jays, Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo, the New York Philharmonic, and the San Francisco Symphony. There will also be live firework displays from Jacksonville, Houston, and Nashville.