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Barry Manilow To Headline 'Capitol Fourth' Concert In D.C.

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Barry Manilow, country group Alabama and KC and the Sunshine Band will perform for the annual "Capitol Fourth" concert on the National Mall with the National Symphony Orchestra.

Bradley Whitford, who is famous for his role on "The West Wing," will host the concert live from the U.S. Capitol lawn. The concert is broadcast on PBS and NPR stations Saturday from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Organizers say Manilow will perform a special patriotic medley he first performed nearly 30 years ago for the reopening of the Statue of Liberty.

The concert in Washington will also feature singers Hunter Hayes, Nicole Scherzinger and Meghan Linsey, as well as pianist Lang Lang and jazz singer Robert Davi.

The show concludes with a massive fireworks display over the National Mall.

(Copyright 2015 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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