June 21st, 2023

CNN’s “The Fourth In America” Special Returns With An All-Star Lineup

Featuring Performances from Post Malone, Demi Lovato, Zac Brown Band, Leon Bridges, Sheryl Crow, Darius Rucker and more

Hosted by CNN’s Dana Bash, Boris Sanchez, Victor Blackwell and Cari Champion on July 4 with Coverage Beginning at 7pm ET on CNN

NEW YORK – (June 21, 2023) – Celebrate the 247th anniversary of the United States’ independence with CNN’s “The Fourth in America” special, including musical performances and firework shows, live from 7pm ET to 1am ET. Join CNN Anchor and Chief Political Correspondent Dana Bash and CNN Anchor Boris Sanchez from Washington DC along with CNN Anchor Victor Blackwell and award-winning host, broadcast journalist, and CNN Contributor Cari Champion from San Diego.

CNN’s “The Fourth in America” special will feature musical performances from Alanis MorrissetteThe All-American RejectsDarius RuckerDemi LovatoDuran DuranFlo RidaLeon BridgesPost MaloneSheryl CrowSmash Mouth, Zac Brown BandThe Plain White T’s, and more.

Coast-to-coast firework shows will take place in cities across the country throughout the evening, including Boston, Chicago, Fort Lauderdale, Houston, Jacksonville, Nashville, Niagara Falls, New Orleans, New York City, Philadelphia, St. Louis, San Diego, Seward, Alaska and Washington DC.

The special will also include an ensemble performance by The United States Air Force Band.

CNN’s “The Fourth in America” special will stream live for pay TV subscribers via CNN.com and CNN OTT and mobile apps under “TV Channels,” or CNNgo where available on Tuesday, July 4.


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