Former American Idol champion Jordin Sparks and John Lithgow will co-host a PBS concert celebrating the 200th anniversary of the national anthem next month.
Star-Spangled Spectacular: Bicentennial of Our National Anthem, a two-hour special, will air as part of the Great Performances series Sept. 13 (8 p.m. ET/PT, times may vary). The show will feature performances by Smokey Robinson, Kristin Chenoweth, Little Big Town, Denyce Graves-Montgomery, Pentatonix, cast members from the off-Broadway production of Stomp, and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.
Melissa Etheridge, Kenny Rogers and Train are the latest additions to the talent lineup.
The concert will take place at Baltimore’s Pier Six Pavilion.
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