PHOTOS: A Capitol Fourth 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 04: Five-time GRAMMY nominee Hunter Hayes (R) performs at A Capitol Fourth 2015 Independence Day concert at the U.S. Capitol, West Lawn on July 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts)
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 04: KC and The Sunshine Band perform at A Capitol Fourth 2015 Independence Day concert at the U.S. Capitol, West Lawn on July 4, 2015 in Washington, DC.
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 04: KC and The Sunshine Band perform at A Capitol Fourth 2015 Independence Day concert at the U.S. Capitol, West Lawn on July 4, 2015 in Washington, DC.
WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 04: World-renowned pianist Lang Lang performs at A Capitol Fourth 2015 Independence Day concert at the U.S. Capitol, West Lawn on July 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 04: Music legend Barry Manilow performs at A Capitol Fourth 2015 Independence Day concert at the U.S. Capitol, West Lawn on July 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts)
WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 04: Atmosphere at A Capitol Fourth 2015 Independence Day concert at the U.S. Capitol, West Lawn on July 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts)
WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 04: Runner-up of ‘The Voice’ Meghan Linsey and five-time GRAMMY nominee Hunter Hayes pose for a photo backstage at A Capitol Fourth 2015 Independence Day concert at the U.S. Capitol, West Lawn on July 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts)
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 04: Singer, songwriter and actress Nicole Scherzinger performs at A Capitol Fourth 2015 Independence Day concert at the U.S. Capitol, West Lawn on July 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts)
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 04: Singer, songwriter and actress Nicole Scherzinger performs at A Capitol Fourth 2015 Independence Day concert at the U.S. Capitol, West Lawn on July 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts)
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 04: (L-R) Jeff Cook, Randy Owen and Teddy Gentry of the country music band Alabama perform at A Capitol Fourth 2015 Independence Day concert at the U.S. Capitol, West Lawn on July 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts)
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 04: (L-R) Jeff Cook, Randy Owen and Teddy Gentry of the country music band Alabama perform at A Capitol Fourth 2015 Independence Day concert at the U.S. Capitol, West Lawn on July 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts)
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 04: Fireworks display during A Capitol Fourth 2015 Independence Day concert at the U.S. Capitol, West Lawn on July 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts)
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 04: Fireworks display during A Capitol Fourth 2015 Independence Day concert at the U.S. Capitol, West Lawn on July 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts)
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 04: First lady Michelle Obama embraces singer Bruno Mars (L) as she and U.S. President Barack Obama arrive for a performance for members of the military and White House staff on the South Lawn of the White House on July 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. The guests were treated to a Bruno Mars concert and the traditional fireworks on the National Mall. An earlier Bar-B-Que had been planned but was cancelled due to inclement weather. (Photo by Ron Sachs - Pool/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 04: First lady Michelle Obama embraces singer Bruno Mars (L) as she and U.S. President Barack Obama arrive for a performance for members of the military and White House staff on the South Lawn of the White House on July 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. The guests were treated to a Bruno Mars concert and the traditional fireworks on the National Mall. An earlier Bar-B-Que had been planned but was cancelled due to inclement weather. (Photo by Ron Sachs – Pool/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 04: Singer Bruno Mars smiles after remarks by U.S. President Barack Obama, accompanied by first lady Michelle Obama, to invited members of the military and White House staff on the South Lawn of the White House on July 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. The guests were treated to a Bruno Mars concert and the traditional fireworks on the National Mall. An earlier Bar-B-Que had been planned but was cancelled due to inclement weather. (Photo by Ron Sachs - Pool/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 04: Singer Bruno Mars smiles after remarks by U.S. President Barack Obama, accompanied by first lady Michelle Obama, to invited members of the military and White House staff on the South Lawn of the White House on July 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. The guests were treated to a Bruno Mars concert and the traditional fireworks on the National Mall. An earlier Bar-B-Que had been planned but was cancelled due to inclement weather. (Photo by Ron Sachs – Pool/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 04: U.S. President Barack Obama (R), accompanied by first lady Michelle Obama, gives remarks to members of the military and White House staff who were invited to the South Lawn of the White House on July 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. The guests were treated to a Bruno Mars concert and the traditional fireworks on the National Mall. An earlier Bar-B-Que had been planned but was cancelled due to inclement weather. (Photo by Ron Sachs - Pool/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 04: U.S. President Barack Obama (R), accompanied by first lady Michelle Obama, gives remarks to members of the military and White House staff who were invited to the South Lawn of the White House on July 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. The guests were treated to a Bruno Mars concert and the traditional fireworks on the National Mall. An earlier Bar-B-Que had been planned but was cancelled due to inclement weather. (Photo by Ron Sachs - Pool/Getty Images)
Fireworks explode over the East River in front of the Manhattan skyline as seen from the Brooklyn borough of New York during the Macy's Fourth of July fireworks show Saturday, July 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)
Fireworks explode over the East River in front of the Manhattan skyline as seen from the Brooklyn borough of New York during the Macy’s Fourth of July fireworks show Saturday, July 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow) (AP)
The Empire State Building, left, is illuminated as fireworks explode over the East River in front of the Manhattan skyline, photographed from the Brooklyn borough of New York during the Macy's Fourth of July fireworks show Saturday, July 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)
The Empire State Building, left, is illuminated as fireworks explode over the East River in front of the Manhattan skyline, photographed from the Brooklyn borough of New York during the Macy’s Fourth of July fireworks show Saturday, July 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow) (AP)
Fireworks illuminate the sky over the U.S. Capitol building and the Washington Monument during Fourth of July celebrations, on Friday, July 4, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Fireworks illuminate the sky over the U.S. Capitol building and the Washington Monument during Fourth of July celebrations, on Friday, July 4, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) (AP/Evan Vucci)
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The Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl performs at RFK Stadium on Saturday, July 4, 2015, in Washington. (Photo by Nick Wass/Invision/AP) (Nick Wass/Invision/AP)
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Bruno Mars, left, welcomes President Barack Obama to the stage during an Independence Day celebration on the South Lawn at the White House in Washington, Saturday, July 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) (AP)
Barack Obama, Michelle Obama
President Barack Obama, accompanied by first lady Michelle Obama, left, arrives to deliver remarks during an Independence Day celebration on the South Lawn at the White House in Washington, Saturday, July 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) (AP)

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Rehearsals start for the Capitol Fourth concert on Friday morning ahead of the Saturday live show. (WTOP/Jamie Forzato)
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WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 04: KC and The Sunshine Band perform at A Capitol Fourth 2015 Independence Day concert at the U.S. Capitol, West Lawn on July 4, 2015 in Washington, DC.
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 04: Singer, songwriter and actress Nicole Scherzinger performs at A Capitol Fourth 2015 Independence Day concert at the U.S. Capitol, West Lawn on July 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts)
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 04: (L-R) Jeff Cook, Randy Owen and Teddy Gentry of the country music band Alabama perform at A Capitol Fourth 2015 Independence Day concert at the U.S. Capitol, West Lawn on July 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts)
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 04: Fireworks display during A Capitol Fourth 2015 Independence Day concert at the U.S. Capitol, West Lawn on July 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts)
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 04: First lady Michelle Obama embraces singer Bruno Mars (L) as she and U.S. President Barack Obama arrive for a performance for members of the military and White House staff on the South Lawn of the White House on July 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. The guests were treated to a Bruno Mars concert and the traditional fireworks on the National Mall. An earlier Bar-B-Que had been planned but was cancelled due to inclement weather. (Photo by Ron Sachs - Pool/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 04: Singer Bruno Mars smiles after remarks by U.S. President Barack Obama, accompanied by first lady Michelle Obama, to invited members of the military and White House staff on the South Lawn of the White House on July 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. The guests were treated to a Bruno Mars concert and the traditional fireworks on the National Mall. An earlier Bar-B-Que had been planned but was cancelled due to inclement weather. (Photo by Ron Sachs - Pool/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 04: U.S. President Barack Obama (R), accompanied by first lady Michelle Obama, gives remarks to members of the military and White House staff who were invited to the South Lawn of the White House on July 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. The guests were treated to a Bruno Mars concert and the traditional fireworks on the National Mall. An earlier Bar-B-Que had been planned but was cancelled due to inclement weather. (Photo by Ron Sachs - Pool/Getty Images)
Fireworks explode over the East River in front of the Manhattan skyline as seen from the Brooklyn borough of New York during the Macy's Fourth of July fireworks show Saturday, July 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)
The Empire State Building, left, is illuminated as fireworks explode over the East River in front of the Manhattan skyline, photographed from the Brooklyn borough of New York during the Macy's Fourth of July fireworks show Saturday, July 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)
Fireworks illuminate the sky over the U.S. Capitol building and the Washington Monument during Fourth of July celebrations, on Friday, July 4, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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Barack Obama, Michelle Obama
Rehearsals start for the Capitol Fourth concert on Friday morning ahead of the Saturday live show. (WTOP/Jamie Forzato)

WASHINGTON — The 34th annual “A Capitol Fourth” celebration returns to the National Mall on Saturday, July 4. View images of the event, its rehearsals and more.

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