Nashville set a new record again this year on Lower Broadway that's with the 2022 Let Freedom Sing! Music City July 4th! Presented by Dr Pepper the event was expanded to include 17 artists on the bill over a two day period from July 3rd to the 4th. The largest fireworks show in Nashville history lasted just over 31 minutes setting a new record. While attendance did not reach last year's records because of the 4th landing on Monday, CEO Butch Spyridon of the Nashville Convention and Visitors Corp reported that an estimated 250,000 to 350,000 did attend on the official Let Freedom Sing Website.
Old Dominion was featured as this year's headlining act. The group based out of Nashville is recognized by the Country Music Association Awards as "Group of the Year" in 2020. The Academy of Country Music Awards also recognized the popular song "One Man Band" as "Song of the Year" and many other awards and recognition in the music industry. Old Dominion will perform on the Jack Daniel’s Broadway Stage located at First and Broadway along with an array of other artists starting at 4:00pm July 4th, including Levi Hummon, Cassadee Pope, and Gramps Morgan.
The Music City Walk of Fame Park featured music both days bringing a variety of music that can be enjoyed by all starting at noon each day. Performances at the Amazon Family Fun Zone on July 3 for Prelude to the 4th will include Troubadour Blue, Craig Duncan & Friends, Les Kerr and The Bayou Band, The Woods, Jesse Labelle and Emily Earle, along with DJ Dave Audé. On July 4, performances will include SanRafaelBand, Joe West Band, Jenny Tolman, Nick Howard and Jeverson, along with DJ Rod Youree.
This year's fireworks show was accompanied by a performance from the Nashville Symphony at the Ascend Amphitheater. Since 1946, the Nashville Symphony has been a important part of the Nashville music scene being well noted as a recording orchestra with 14 grammy awards.
Tourists visiting Nashville are encouraged to check out https://www.visitmusiccity.com/ to learn about all the upcoming events and exciting attractions that Nashville has to offer. Also follow the Visit Music City Social media page for updates to the event between now and the 4th.