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Fair Saint Louis concert lineup announced

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Fireworks illuminate the night sky near the Gateway Arch on Wednesday, July 4, 2018, in St. Louis. The fireworks are part of Fair Saint Louis, the annual Independence Day celebration in the city. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

ST. LOUIS — Fair Saint Louis has announced who will be taking the stage this summer for the annual 4th of July celebration.

Country music singer Brett Young, R&B star Keith Sweat and rock band The Flaming Lips will headline the events on July 4, 5 and 6 at Gateway Arch National Park.

Singer-songwriter Randy Houser, R&B legend Johnny Gill from New Edition and alternative rock band Vertical Horizon also will perform. 

July 4: 

  • Brett Young
  • Randy Houser

July 5: 

  • Keith Sweat 
  • Johnny Gill

July 6: 

  • The Flaming Lips 
  • Vertical Horizon

“Fair Saint Louis has consistently been named one of the nation’s top Independence Day celebrations, and we invite those of all ages to join us at the Arch for an unforgettable birthday party,” said David Estes, general chairman of Fair Saint Louis 2019.

Fair Saint Louis is free for everyone.

The Boeing Air Show, Salute to the Troops, Purina Festival Zone and Interactive Zone all return this year for each day of the celebration.

And, of course, fireworks will cap off each night.

America’s Birthday Parade (formerly known as the VP Parade) will kick off at 20th and Market Street, continuing east on Market and ending at Market and Broadway. It’s set for July 4 at 9:30 a.m.

This year’s theme is “We The People!”

More information about the parade can be found here. More information about Fair Saint Louis events and schedules can be found here.

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