Free Independence Day Concert and Fireworks Spectacular
Oklahoma City – On Sunday, July 3, 2011, at 8:30pm, the Oklahoma City Philharmonic and Maestro Joel Levine are proud to present the fourth annual “Red, White, & Boom! Concert and Fireworks Spectacular” starring Sandi Patty.
This concert is free to the public and celebrates Independence Day with food, fireworks, music, and fun. Bring the family and the lawn chairs for an evening of music under the stars. Grammy Award-winner Sandi Patty joins Joel Levine and the Orchestra for a performance of Patriotic Pops including a vast selection of favorites including “The Start-Spangled Banner,” “Armed Forces Salute,” and “God Bless the U.S.A.”
Grounds open at 6:30pm and food concessions will be available. Concert begins promptly at 8:30pm with fireworks show to begin at 10:00pm. Located in the 400 block of East Reno, the concert is east of the Bricktown Ballpark. Parking is available in various lots and garages throughout Bricktown. Coolers, glass containers and pets are not allowed on the concert grounds.
This concert is presented with the support of Inasmuch Foundation, Devon Energy, The Oklahoman, and Chesapeake Energy. Additional support is provided by Allied Arts Foundation and the Oklahoma Arts Council.
For more information call 405-TICKETS (842-5387)
About Sandi Patty
As one of the most highly acclaimed performers of our time with five Grammy awards, four Billboard Music Awards, three platinum records, five gold records, and eleven million units sold, Sandi Patty is simply known as “The Voice.”
Sandi is the most awarded female vocalist in contemporary Christian music history. With thirty-nine Dove Awards, she was inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame in 2004 and as an Indiana Living Legend in 2007. She has released over 30 albums, including her latest album, The Edge of the Divine (August 2010).
Sandi was introduced to the world with her rendition of The Star Spangled Banner during the rededication of the Statue of Liberty in 1986. Virtually overnight she became one of the country’s best loved performers. Her version of the national anthem has become synonymous with patriotic celebration, including performances at “A Capitol Fourth” with the National Symphony, the Pan American Games, the Indianapolis 500, the Dedication of the Francis Scott Key Memorial in Washington, DC, the Dedication of Camp David Chapel, and ABC’s Fourth of July Special.