The City of Knoxville will host a 'Celebration of the 4th' at World’s Fair Park, on Friday, July 2 and Saturday, July 3, 2021.
There will be no food or beverage available for purchase on site. Families are encouraged to bring chairs, blankets and picnic dinners (no alcohol).
Friday, July 2 - Air National Guard Band of the South
Air National Guard Band of the South will present performances by their jazz, concert and rock bands starting at 6:30 p.m.
The Air National Guard Band of the South is headquartered at McGee-Tyson Air National Guard Base and is the official musical ambassador for the Tennessee Air National Guard, inspiring patriotism and fostering a deep appreciation of the rich history and legacy of the Air Force through exhilarating musical performances.
6:30pm-7:15pm: Concert Band
- The Concert Band, with a 41-member instrumental ensemble, is the oldest and largest of the Air National Guard Band of the South's performing components. They present a powerful and exhilarating program of traditional marches, symphonic masterpieces, popular music and patriotic selections which celebrate our nation.
7:30pm-8:15pm: Blue Groove Jazz Band
- Featuring 18 talented musicians from around the country, Blue Groove presents an eclectic variety of music, getting audience members of all ages to tap their toes and hum along with classic jazz and swing favorites.
8:30pm-9:30pm: Sound Barrier Rock Band
- Complete with horn selection, Sound Barrier performs music ranging from classic rock to funk, and from Motown to today's greatest hits as well as patriotic favorites.
After the music ends and the sun goes down, a short small fireworks show will take place from Fort Kid parking lot, across from the Knoxville Museum of Art.
Saturday, July 3
The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra will perform a free concert in the World's Fair Park Amphitheatre. Concert will start at 8:00pm!