Jake Owen added to PBS’s ‘A Capitol Fourth’


The country star will perform two songs during a patriotic special

Jake Owen was added as a performer for PBS’ A fourth of the Capitol. Owen will perform “American Country Love Song” and “Down To The Honky Tonk” with the National Symphony Orchestra on the show Monday, July 4 from 8-9:30 p.m. ET/PT.

“I can’t wait to celebrate the fourth in DC this year,” shares Owen. “It’s exciting to be part of a great American tradition and sing a few songs while I’m at it. See you Monday night!”

A fourth of the Capitol is America’s longest running national live television tradition and can be heard in stereo on NPR member stations nationwide. The special will also air on YouTube and pbs.org.

Mickey Guyton will host the 42nd Annual America’s Birthday Celebration. Guyton will lead an all-star cast in a patriotic evening of unparalleled musical performances by top pop, country, R&B, classical and Broadway stars featuring the National Symphony Orchestra under the direction of the Principal of pop band Jack Everly.

This national tradition, returning live from Washington, D.C., puts viewers at the center of America’s Biggest Birthday Party with the biggest fireworks display in the United States illuminating the iconic DC skyline. . More talent announcements will be available soon.

A fourth of the Capitol will also be broadcast to our troops serving around the world on the U.S. Forces Network. The program can also be heard in stereo on NPR member stations nationwide and will stream on YouTube and be available as video-on-demand for a limited time only from July 4-18.

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