American Idol’s JAX, Jonny Brenns Set for Trump 4th of July Celebration

Singer Sara Evans and American Idol alums Jax and Jonny Brenns are among the performers scheduled for an Independence Day event on the south lawn of the White House, which will be attended by President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump, reports Variety.

The evening event will be telecast on the Hallmark Channel live starting at 8 p.m.

Jax placed 3rd on American Idol season 14, while Jonny Brenns competed in the most recent season of the show, leaving the competition at the Top 14.

Pianist Lola Astanova, the United States Marine Band, the United States Navy Band Sea Chanters, and the United States Air Force Band’s Max Impact are also part of the lineup.

Melania Trump said in a statement, “I’m delighted to welcome this new addition to the annual White House July 4th celebration. Americans will be able to tune in from their homes and be part of the festivities.” The National Park Service and the National Park Foundation are sponsors.

This event is TOTALLY separate from A Capitol Fourth which airs on PBS every year. Lauren Alaina, Kyla Jade and Pentatonix are scheduled for that event.

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