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Beach Boys, Plus Stamos and McGrath, to Perform at 'A Capitol Fourth'

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    Beach Boys, Plus Stamos and McGrath, to Perform at 'A Capitol Fourth'
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    "A Capitol Fourth" crowds in 2015. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts)

    The Beach Boys -- with two well-known replacements -- will headline PBS' "A Capitol Fourth," the televised July 4 concert on the West Lawn of the Capitol building.

    Actor John Stamos will host the concert and will join the Beach Boys on drums. Sugar Ray's Mark McGrath will sing; original Beach Boys vocalist Brian Wilson is on tour performing the Beach Boys' "Pet Sounds" album in its entirety.

    Also at "A Capitol Fourth" will be Blues Brothers Dan Aykroyd and Jim Belushi, Motown stars The Four Tops, "The Voice" Season 12 winner Chris Blue and Tony-nominated Broadway star Phillipa Soo.

    As always, the National Symphony Orchestra will play, including the the finale rendition of Tchaikovsky’s “1812 Overture” complete with live cannon fire.

    For more on "A Capitol Fourth," click here.