You often hear people say that everything is bigger in Texas. You will definitely see that hold true when it comes to celebrating the 4th of July in the DFW Metroplex. These concerts will all specifically celebrate Independence day with music that reminds everyone of the freedom that we enjoy here in the USA. From piccolos to rock, there is something for everyone with these 4th of July concerts.
Red, White And True Blue
Artisan Center Theater
444 East Pipeline Road
Hurst, TX 76053
(817) 284-1200
www.artisanct.comDate: July 2, 2016 at 7 p.m.

For the weeks leading up to July fourth weekend, the Artisan Center Theater will be hosting a tribute to America. The concert and show will include patriotic music performed by fabulous singers, and there will be musicians and dancers as well. These performers are some of the most talented people you will find in DFW. This will be a patriotic extravaganza and will help you celebrate the freedom that you are able to enjoy here in America.

Celebrate Freedom Festival
Southfork Ranch
3700 Hogge Road
Parker, TX 75002
(972) 442-7800
www.celebratefreedom.comDate: June 25, 2016 at 11 a.m.

The Celebrate Freedom Festival is the largest free outdoor concert in the United States. It will be an entire day of music, food, and fun that ends in a fantastic fireworks display. The festival features Christian artists such as Chris Tomlin and Casting Crowns among many others. While the festival itself is free, there is a charge for parking. When you need a break from the heat, you can head to the ‘super village’ and see the exhibits of the many sponsors. You can also go to the ‘artist village’ where all of the artists will spend time throughout the day and sign autographs.

4th Of July Picnic
Billy Bob’s Texas
2520 Rodeo Plaza
Fort Worth. TX 76106
(817) 624-7117
www.billybobstexas.comDate: July 2, 2016 at 7 p.m.

In 1980, Billy Bob’s Texas was an empty 100,000-square-foot department store. It has now become a honky tonk that provides an authentic Texas experience. They are always featuring great live music, live bull riding, as well as cold drinks and good food. On July 2, you can head over to the 4th of July Picnic. The music begins at 7pm with Mike & The Moonpies, then Billy Joe Shaver, Shinyribs, and ending with the Turnpike Troubadors at 10:30pm.

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Addison Kaboom Town!
Addison Circle Park
4970 Addison Circle Drive
Addison, TX 75001
(972) 450-2848
www.addisonkaboomtown.comDate: July 3, 2016 at 4 p.m.

Addison Kaboom Town has been listed as one of the best fireworks shows in the United States for decades. Before the fireworks show, live entertainment will be provided on the Budweiser Stage at Addison Circle Park. At 5pm, you can listen to the 36th Infantry Division Band “Heart of Texas Brass Quintet”. At 6:30pm, the 36th Infantry Division Band “Rhythm N Boots” will take the stage. From 8pm to 9:30pm, the Dallas String Quartet will play. Following the quartet, you can stay to see one of the best fireworks shows around which will be simulcast on 100.3 JACK FM.

Dallas Winds: Piccolos And Patriots- A Star-Spangled Spectacular
Meyerson Symphony Center
2301 Flora St.
Dallas, TX 75201
(214) 670-3600
www.dws.orgDate: July 4, 2016 at 1 p.m.Before heading out for the evening to see some great fireworks displays, you should take some time to enjoy some patriotic music at the Meyerson Symphony Center. Not only will this be a great time to hear some beautiful music, but you might also have the opportunity to see actual history being made. The plan is to set the Guinness World Record for the most number of piccolo players to perform The Stars and Stripes Forever. If you’re a piccolo player yourself, you may also have the opportunity to take part in the actual process.

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