3 FREE Concerts, 2 Fireworks Shows in Phildelphia | July 4th Weekend, 2010

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July 4th Weekend: 2 Fireworks Shows; 3
Free Concerts

 


Philadelphia Celebrates
Independence Day With The Roots, Goo Goo Dolls, Philadelphia Orchestra
& Philly Pops

PHILADELPHIA, June 29
/PRNewswire/ — Note for note, there is no place like Philadelphia over the Fourth
of July
weekend. While music fans will enjoy three consecutive
nights of free outdoor concerts featuring top-name talent, fireworks
aficionados will be dazzled by two back-to-back nights of dazzling
pyrotechnics. It all adds up to one easy-on-the-wallet Wawa Welcome America Fourth
of July
weekend.

To catch every song and
every sparkle, visitors can book affordable overnight packages at
visitphilly.com. Here’s a look at the weekend’s playlist:

  • In what has become a favorite annual
    event, Peter Nero and the Philly Pops
    return to Independence Mall to kick off the long weekend with a free,
    lively concert. In the shadows of Independence Hall, crowds enjoy picnic
    dinners along with the showmanship of the Grammy® Award-winning artist.
    Thomas Jefferson himself will make an
    appearance to read the stirring words he penned 234 years ago. July 2, 8:30 p.m.
    Independence Mall between 5th & 6th Streets and Market &
    Chestnut Streets, (215) 409-6600, constitutioncenter.org.
  • On
    Saturday, the music moves to the waterfront when Wachovia, A Wells Fargo
    Company, presents the Philadelphia Orchestra Free Neighborhood
    Concert
    at Penn’s Landing. The show will feature the world-famous
    orchestra in an alfresco performance, along with a special appearance by
    an unusual guest conductor, the Phillie Phanatic. Once the last notes
    have faded, all eyes on both the Camden and Philadelphia
    sides of the Delaware River will focus on the skies for a dazzling
    fireworks display with the theme Heat. Attendees who guess the
    correct number of heat-related references in the soundtrack will win
    seats to the Fourth of July concert and
    fireworks. July 3, 8:00 p.m. Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing,
    Columbus Boulevard at Chestnut Street, (215) 928-8801,
    delawareriverevents.com
  • The Roots bring their funky
    hip-hop riffs to their hometown for the second Fourth
    of July
    in a row, while the Goo Goo DollsChrisette Michelle
    and Chuck Brown also lend their
    stylings to the festivities. Then, it’s a mega-fireworks tribute to The
    Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave.
    July 4, 8:00 p.m.
    26th Street & the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. (215) 683-2200,
    welcomeamerica.com


Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation

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