Carlos Santana is ready to celebrate America’s birthday…
CNN will host a Fourth of July primetime musical special, with the 72-year-old Mexican Grammy-winning guitarist and his wife Cindy Santana set to perform.
The special will honor the US military, frontline workers battling the coronavirus pandemic and citizens across the country demanding equality, according to the cable network.
“The Fourth in America” special will be hosted by CNN’s Don Lemon in New York and CNN’s Dana Bash in Washington, DC.
In addition to Santana and his wife, the event will feature musical performances from Jewel, Barry Manilow, Martina McBride, Kenny Loggins, Andy Grammer, CeCe Winans, Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo, The O’Jays, Don McLean, Jesse Colin Young and Little Kids Rock, Burt Bacharach & Musicians from the Berklee College of Music, Harlem Gospel Choir, the original Broadway cast of Girl From the North Country, inspired by the legendary songs of Bob Dylan and the cast of Ain’t Too Proud — The Life and Times of the Temptations.
The special will air from 8:00 pm-12:00 am ET on CNN.