Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular 2017: Discover Out Easy methods to Watch and Who’s Performing!


Comfortable Birthday America! The 2017 Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular is again and promising the most effective fireworks show you’ve ever seen — plus some particular movie star visitors. Us Weekly rounds up all the small print concerning the patriotic celebration.

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The place can I watch?

The 2-hour particular airs on NBC and NBC’s app on Tuesday, July four, with leisure starting at eight p.m ET. The fireworks will begin lighting up the sky in New York Metropolis’s East River from 24th Avenue to 41st Avenue round 9:25 p.m. ET. Should you miss the dwell present, NBC will broadcast a direct encore of the particular at 10 p.m. ET.

Who’s internet hosting?

American Ninja Warrior cohosts Kristine Leahy, Akbar Gbaja-Biamila and Matt Iseman will host the 41st annual occasion. 

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Who’s performing?

Woman Antebellum, Brad Paisley, Hailee Steinfeld, Charlie Puth, Jennifer Lopez and Sheryl Crow will probably be taking the stage to supply the soundtrack to your Fourth of July.

The musical rating to the fireworks will include 10 songs carried out by the West Level Band, Grammy-winning singer Heather Headley, nation star Craig Campbell and opera singer Jamie Barton.

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What makes these fireworks particular?

Macy’s says on their web site that they’ve been planning the occasion for a 12 months, and the present’s promos name it the “greatest show of the last decade!” The division retailer upped the standard 50,000 fireworks to a record-breaking 60,000 that will probably be launched from 5 totally different barges, making a show that can final about 25 minutes.

Present designer Gary Souza advised CBS New York that most of the pyrotechnic results are model new. “Some 70 % of them have by no means been used within the Macy’s present earlier than,” he stated. “Some aerial shells are going to have as much as 11-second durations that change results as much as six, seven, eight instances.”

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