Louisville Orchestra Waterfront 4th Fueled By Thorntons

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Louisville Waterfront Park says
The event is free and open to the public and features music, family activities, food and fireworks on the Great Lawn of Waterfront Park on Saturday, July 4th. The event features a performance by the Louisville Orchestra, Teddy Abrams conducting, with special guests indie folk-rock cellist Ben Sollee and Hip hop/classical artist Jecorey "1200" Arthur!

The celebration begins at 5:00 p.m. with quality family activities in the Catfish Louie Kids Area, ongoing live music on the main stage (the Jacob Duncan Trio, Lazy Sunday, and Niles Foley), upscale festival food by Festival Cuisine, the Leinenkugal Summer Shandy Beer Garden and the Old Forester Bourbon Bar. Activities for children will be offered by the Kentucky Science Center, Kentucky Museum of Art & Craft, Jug Band Jubilee, Louisville Folk School, Louisville Public Media, Steam Exchange and Friends of the Waterfront. The music kicks off with Lazy Sunday and the Jacob Duncan Trio, along with other local bands, performing throughout the early evening. The Festival Food and Beverages available will include plenty of healthy and vegetarian items, refreshing beer, wine and cocktails as well as traditional festival favorites.

At 8:30 p.m., the Louisville Orchestra takes the stage with patriotic favorites plus a mix of music from indie-folk to hip hop to classics and even Star Wars. The free fireworks display starts at approximately 10:00 p.m. as the concert closes with the 1812 Overture and “Stars and Stripes Forever.”

Thorntons is joined by an extensive list of community partners whose contributions are critical to providing this free event to the community. These partners include Louisville Metro, Louisville Orchestra, Waterfront Development Corporation, Louisville City FC, Galt House, WHAS11, Leinenkugal’s Summer Shandy, Louisville Third Century, Louisville Public Media & WUOL, Old Forester, Simon Signs, Bearnos, Friends of the Waterfront, Kentucky Science Center, Kentucky Museum of Art & Craft, Louisville Downtown Partnership, Nugent Sand Company , Steam Exchange, Waterside at River Park Place, and Yum! Brands.
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By: Louisville Waterfront Park

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