Actor Jimmy Smits will host “A Capitol Fourth,” which takes place on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol. Performers at the Independence Day celebration include actor and Grammy-winning musician Steve Martin with the Steep Canyon Rangers, Josh Groban, Glee’s Matthew Morrison, Jordin Sparks, Little Richard with the Million Dollar Quartet, Broadway star Kelli O’Hara, and the National Symphony Orchestra. “A Capitol Fourth” will air live on PBS television.
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New Album Releases July 5:
“Drums Between the Bells” by Brian Eno
“King of Hearts” by Lloyd
Look Who's Goin On Tour!
The 2011 American Idols Live! tour will begin on July 6 in West Valley City, Utah. The lineup features Season 10’s top 11 finalists Casey Abrams, Haley Reinhart, Jacob Lusk, James Durbin, Lauren Alaina, Naima Adedapo, Paul McDonald, Pia Toscano, Scotty McCreery, Stefano Langone and Thia Megia. Although the annual tour usually features only the top 10 finalists, Casey Abrams was added after being “saved” by the judges during the competition. The 45-tour wraps up on September 9 in Rochester, New York.