Dancing With The Stars Mark Ballas & Chelsie Hightower To Perform For The National July 4th Celebrations “A CAPITAL FOURTH”

Gear up Dancettes! If you you’d like to see Mark Ballas and Chelsie Hightower dance on TV again, we’ll be able to do so. The two dancing pros will be dancing for “A CAPITAL FOURTH” to celebrate America’s independence. PR Newswire reports that the event will air in HD from the West Lawn of the Capitol in Washington DC on Monday, July 4, 2011 from 8:00 to 9:30 p.m. ET (check your local listings) on the American Forces Network. “A CAPITOL FOURTH” can also be heard live in stereo over NPR Member stations nationwide. More details below and at the link.

Washington, D.C., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — A CAPITOL FOURTH, the live PBS broadcast of America’s favorite Independence Day tradition, will feature unrivaled performances from some of the country’s best-known musical names topped off by the greatest display of fireworks anywhere in the nation. Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning actor Jimmy Smits will host the all-star line-up that includes: Grammy and Emmy Award-winning actor and musician Steve Martin performing with the Steep Canyon Rangers; multi-platinum recording superstar Josh Groban; Tony, Emmy and Golden Globe nominated star of stage and screen who has just released his debut self titled album Matthew Morrison (Glee); American Idol winner Jordin Sparks; two-time Dancing with the Stars champion and chart-breaking Sony recording artist Mark Ballas, with his debut album HurtLoveBox in stores now; dancer and Emmy-nominated choreographer Chelsie Hightower from Dancing with the Stars; Rock ‘N Roll legend Little Richard performing with the cast of the Broadway smash hit Million Dollar Quartet; three time Tony-nominated Broadway star Kelli O’Hara; and the National Symphony Orchestra under the direction of top pops conductor Jack Everly.

I love it when Chelsie and Mark dance together! There is something always so personally magnetic about the two.

Adding: Thanks to Rory, below is a new interview with Mark and Chelsie on Good Day Sacramento. They dish a little on Dancing With The Stars and give some more details on the Capital Fourth show, and more.

Thanks to Melissa, here the two are on The Morning Blend as well.