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Record-breaking crowd attends 'Let Freedom Sing' in Nashville

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Posted at 7:01 PM, Jul 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-05 00:04:20-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Nashville's Independence Day show "Let Freedom Sing" is expected to wow tens of thousands of people with fireworks and music.

Many areas of entertainment were finalized Wednesday.

Activities including Start With a Kick & End With a Bang, a free Family Fun Zone and entertainment by DJ Robert Luke all kicked off around noon at Music City Walk of Fame Park.

"It's freedom day, to celebrate America's 243rd," said Issac Holder from Clarksville.

Roads close for Let Freedom Sing event in Nashville

Artists performed at Ascend Amphitheater throughout the night and crowds will also attend the Gold Cup semifinal soccer match at Nissan Stadium. A five-minute fireworks show, which will be shot from the East Bank, will follow around 10 p.m.

It was the largest fireworks finale in Nashville history.

It was all about the red and white and blue in Nashville. People all over the country dressed to impress to attend one epic party.

"Celebrate you know this country and the freedom that we have here," said Megan Riberio from South Carolina.

And like most parties there was singing and a whole lot of dancing. It was an experience like no other.

"Just come out, have a good time and the rain stopped for a little bit," said Jordon Souza.

The 2019 Let Freedom Sing! Music City July 4th celebration went off with a bang. This July 4th concert and fireworks show is expected to draw an estimated crowd of 343 thousand people. There werebig performances from Country artists like Dylan Scott and this year's headliner Brett Eldredge on the Music City stage.

"It's great, it's everything everybody said it is and more," said Curtis Gibson.

The previous record for the crowd size was 284,000.