Three cheers for the red, white and blue! The Fourth of July is just days away and Americans are getting ready to celebrate their freedoms with a slew of parades, fireworks and musical performances. Taking part in the nationwide festivities will be a slew of country stars, from Luke Bryan to Luke Combs to Maren Morris and more!
To celebrate, Sounds Like Nashville has compiled a list of who to watch and where to see them. Here’s a list of where to catch your favorite country stars on the Fourth of July:
NBC’s Annual Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular: Luke Bryan, Maren Morris, Brad Paisley will take over New York’s Brooklyn Bridge for performances as part of NBC’s Fireworks Spectacular special. Additionally, World of Dance judge Derek Hough and Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Ciara will co-host and Khalid will perform from his Free Spirit World Tour. The broadcast will air Thursday, July 4 (8-10 p.m. ET/PT) with an hour-long encore presentation at 10 p.m.
PBS A Capitol Fourth: Taking over the nation’s capitol will be PBS, which has a slew of amazing performers slated to take the stage throughout the night. Country’s own Lee Brice and recent American Idol winner Laine Hardy will perform, with other guests including John Stamos, Carole King, Lindsey Stirling, Vanessa Carlton, Keala Settle and more. Watch A Capitol Fourth on Thursday, July 4 at 8/7c on PBS.
Let Freedom Sing! Music City July 4th: Brett Eldredge will headlining Music City’s independence day celebration. Taking place on Lower Broadway in Nashville, the concert will feature the “Love Someone” singer, plus Mac McAnally and Jessy Wilson. Let Freedom Sing! will include one of the largest firework shows in the country. A 90-minute live special will air on CMT.
Willie Nelson’s 4th of July Picnic: Luke Combs, Alison Krauss and Jamey Johnson are among the acts performing for Willie Nelson’s annual picnic at the Circuit of The Americas’ Austin360 Amphitheater stage. The full cast of characters performing for fans include Willie Nelson & Family, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Steve Earle & The Dukes, Colter Wall, Hayes Carll, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Gene Watson, Billy Joe Shaver, Johnny Bush, Folk Uke, Raelyn Nelson Band and The Casey Kristofferson Band. Get tickets for the show here.
What will you watch on the Fourth?