CNN’s “The Fourth In America” Special Returns with All-Star Musical Lineup

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

NEW YORK – (June 18, 2024) – CNN’s “The Fourth in America”, a must-see musical experience featuring star-studded performances and live firework shows from across the country, will celebrate the 248th anniversary of the United States’ independence from 7pm ET to 1am ET. The special will be hosted by CNN Anchor and Chief Political Correspondent Dana Bash and CNN Anchor Boris Sanchez from Washington DC along with CNN Anchor and correspondent Victor Blackwell and CNN Anchor and Senior National Correspondent Sara Sidner from San Diego.

CNN’s “The Fourth in America” will feature musical performances from Bebe Rexha, The Kid LAROI, The Killers, The Goo Goo Dolls, Kane Brown, T-Pain, Bleachers, Keith Urban, Ashanti, REO Speedwagon, Chris Young, Yellowcard, Ben Platt, Boys Like Girls, and En Vogue. The special will also include an ensemble performance by The United States Air Force Band.

Coast-to-coast firework shows will air live from cities across the country throughout the evening, including Boston, Chicago, Fort Lauderdale, Houston, Las Vegas, Nashville, Niagara Falls, New Orleans, New York City, Philadelphia, St. Louis, San Diego, Seward, Alaska and Washington DC. CNN anchor Brianna Keilar and CNN Senior Data Reporter Harry Enten will provide on-the-ground reporting from celebrations in Washington DC and New York City, respectively.

CNN’s “The Fourth in America” is honored to have the continued support of partners Summerfest, BottleRock Napa Valley and Social House Entertainment for several years running.

CNN’s “The Fourth in America” special will broadcast live on CNN, CNN International, CNN en Español and CNN Max. The show will stream live on CNN Max and for pay TV subscribers via, CNN connected TV and mobile apps on Thursday, July 4.

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