Patti LaBelle, Jordin Sparks to join July 4 celebration at National Mall
Jordin Sparks arrives at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Sunday, May 18, 2014. (Photo by John Shearer / Invision / AP)
The Associated Press
Published Wednesday, May 28, 2014 7:14AM EDT
WASHINGTON -- Patti LaBelle, Jordin Sparks, Michael McDonald and others will join headliner Frankie Valli at "A Capitol Fourth" concert.
Organizers say the July 4 celebration at the National Mall will be hosted by Tom Bergeron of "Dancing with the Stars."
Other performers will include Sara Evans, Kendall Schmidt and Kelli O'Hara. Composer John Williams will conduct a new arrangement for orchestra and chorus of the "Star Spangled Banner" to mark its 200th anniversary.