NC 4th of July Festival Announces Entertainment Lineup

SOUTHPORT, NC (WECT) – The NC 4th of July Festival has announced its entertainment lineup for this year’s event. The festivities will take place from Thursday June 30 to Monday July 4.

Musical performances are just part of the wide range of festivities planned for the 5-day event. Liquid Pleasure will play the Main Stage at Southport Waterfront Park from 6-10 p.m., but they will take a break for the July 4 NC Festival Fireworks at 9 p.m.

June 30th

  • The 440th Army Band of the North Carolina National Guard Ceremonial Band will perform at 7 p.m. at the Fort Johnston-Southport Museum

July, 1st

  • The Cat 5 Band will open with the first headlining performance at noon at the Oak Island Pavilion Stage

July 2nd

  • Local artists at the Oak Island Pavilion Band Stand: Going Fit Dance at 10 a.m., Southport Jazz Quartet from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., Trip McCool and Old School from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., Dave’s Not Home from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Local artists on the main stage at Southport Waterfront Park: Trifecta from 12.30pm to 2.30pm, Nowcat from 3pm to 4pm, Jimmy Gilbert from 4pm to 5pm
  • Entertainment and activities for children will take place at the Fort Johnston-Southport Museum from noon to 2 p.m.
  • Classic Southern rock band Steel County Express will perform at Southport Waterfront Park at 7 p.m.

July 3

  • Local performers at the Oak Island Pavilion Band booth: Jeff and Kathy Brooks 12-1:30 p.m., Tedward Brothers 1:30-3 p.m., Salty Dawgs 5:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Local street dance performers on the main stage at Southport Waterfront Park: Great American Song Book (Lois Moore) 12-1:15 p.m., Little Big House 1:30-2:15 p.m.
  • The 440th Army Band of the North Carolina National Guard big band will perform at the Fort Johnston-Southport Museum at 4 p.m.
  • The Tim Clark Band will perform dance, rock and party hits for the Southport Waterfront Park Street Dance at 7 p.m.

4th July

  • Local performers at the Oak Island Pavilion Band Stand: Reflections 10am-12pm, The 52nd Street Band 1pm-3pm, UPWA Brunswick Brawl (Pro Wrestling) 3pm
  • Local artists on Southport Waterfront Park Main Stage: Rev and Company 12-1:15 p.m., Christine Martinez Band 2-3:15 p.m.
  • Liquid Pleasure will perform on the Main Stage at Southport Waterfront Park from 6-10 p.m.
  • North Carolina’s 4th of July Fireworks will take place at Southport Waterfront Park at 9 p.m.

You can find more events, markets and activities on the NC 4th of July Festival website. Or, you see the full itinerary in their printable calendar.

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