Watch the White House Fourth of July Celebration Live
05:00 PM EST
[Ed. Note. In case you missed it, watch First Lady Michelle Obama’s video message about supporting our military families on Independence Day and read a blog post by Dr. Jill Biden who is celebrating the Fourth of July with our troops in Iraq.]
Today, the President and First Lady are hosting more than 1,200 military heroes and their families for an Independence Day celebration at the White House. The event includes performances by The Killers, Cedric “The Entertainer,” and Brandi Carlile, but you don’t need to be on the South Lawn to enjoy the show. You can watch the “Salute to the Military” USO Concert and the fireworks over the National Mall right here on WhiteHouse.gov/live or on your iPhone with the White House App.
Here's the full schedule:
- 7:00 PM EDT: President Obama Speaks at Independence Day Celebration
- 8:00 PM EDT: Cedric "The Entertainer Performs"
- 8:20 PM EDT: Brandi Carlile Performs
- 8:40 PM EDT: The Killers Perform
- 9:10 PM EDT: National Capital Fourth of July Fireworks Display