Let the Fireworks Begin

Photo | Courtesy of Lloyd Dobler Effect

Don’t miss the Lloyd Dobler Effect (LDE), taking the stage at 7 p.m. on July 4 at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. The group will perform original music from the albums “Candles” (2008), “The Experience Unplugged” (2011), “Rock N’ Roll Gangstas” (2014), The Irish Experience (2013) and Seasons (2008), as well as some covers. “Elizabeth, Phil & Chris” with Northwest High School’s own Elizabeth Kominski opens for LDE at 5:30 p.m.

Independence Day Celebration Festivities at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds include live music, family activities, good food, and of course, a dazzling display of fireworks sure to delight audiences of all ages. Gates open at 5 p.m. A lively concert will…

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