Pentatonix performed a classic song from the 1996 Broadway musical Rent.
Overlooking the downtown Los Angeles skyline, the a cappella quintet, consists of vocalists Scott Hoying, Mitch Grassi, Kirstin Maldonado, Kevin Olusola and Matt Sallee, performed “Seasons of Love.”
“Happy Independence Day,” the quintet said as they ended their performance.
Watch their impressive performance below.
— A Capitol Fourth (@July4thPBS) July 5, 2021
A Capitol Fourth brought together with themes of love, hope, and patriotism and also featured performances from Cynthia Erivo, Jimmy Buffett, Alan Jackson, Pentatonix, Gladys Knight, Train, Jennifer Nettles, Jimmie Allen, Mickey Guyton, Ali Stroker, Auli’i Cravalho and more.
Additionally, Renée Fleming kicked off the celebratory event with a stunning rendition of The National Anthem.
Co-hosted by Vanessa Williams, the 41st annual A Capitol Fourth, America’s Independence Day celebration aired on Sunday, July 4 (8:00-9:30 p.m. EST) on PBS, as well as to our troops serving around the world on the American Forces Network.
“I am so honored to be hosting A Capitol Fourth this year,” said host Vanessa Williams, “I first performed on this national July 4th TV tradition in 2005, and it has always held a special place in my heart.”
“As families and friends reunite and the county begins to open up this Fourth of July, we plan to bring you an exciting program with the greatest fireworks display in the nation, performances by the biggest stars and patriotic favorites,” executive producer Michael Colbert said in a press release.