June 24th, 2021

CNN’s Fourth in America Special

Anchored by CNN’s Dana Bash, Victor Blackwell, Ana Cabrera and Don Lemon on July 4 starting 7pmET 

Celebrate the reopening of America and the 245th anniversary of our nation’s independence with CNN’s Fourth in America Special, including musical performances and firework shows across the nation from 7pmET to 3amET. Join CNN Anchors Dana Bash and Don Lemon for East Coast, South and Midwest coverage, with Victor Blackwell and Ana Cabrera handling coverage for the Western U.S.

CNN’s Fourth in America Special will feature musical performances from The Beach Boys with John Stamos, Bebe Rexha, Billy Ray Cyrus, Black Eyed Peas, Blues Traveler, Brad Paisley, Chicago, Flo Rida, Foreigner, Kool & the Gang, Nelly, REO Speedwagon, Sammy Hagar & The Circle, Susanna Hoffs, Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Trisha Yearwood and more

The special will also include ensemble performances by The Harlem Gospel Choir, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra led by their Principal Conductor, Thomas Wilkins, The United States Air Force Band, The United States Army Field Band, “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band, United States Navy Band, New York Youth Symphony, as well as music from The Austin Symphony Orchestra, The Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras, Pacific Symphony, The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and San Francisco Symphony.

Coast to coast firework shows will take place in cities across the country throughout the evening, including Washington, DC, New York, Philadelphia, Boston, Jacksonville, Fort Lauderdale, Nashville, Chicago, St. Louis, Austin, Houston, Addison, Texas, Pasadena, San Diego, San Francisco and Las Vegas. 

CNN’s Fourth in America Special will stream live on CNN.com’s homepage and across mobile devices via CNN’s apps for iOS and Android with a log-in to a cable provider. It can also be viewed on CNNgo (at CNN.com/go on your desktop, smartphone, and iPad, and via CNNgo apps for Apple TV, Amazon Fire, Android TV, Chromecast, Roku and Samsung Smart TV). The special will also be available on demand to subscribers via cable/satellite systems, CNNgo platforms and CNN mobile apps.

Press Contact: Anna.jager@warnermedia.com