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Lee Greenwood and The Romantics perform this weekend during Busch Gardens LIVE presented by Coca-Cola®.

It’s a red-white-and-blue-letter day at Busch Gardens® this July 4 weekend. As part of the park’s Star Spangled Nights celebration, an extended fireworks show will light up the sky July 3-5.
Country music singer Lee Greenwood will perform at 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. as part of the Busch Gardens® LIVE presented by Coca-Cola® concert series. Greenwood has recorded more than 30 albums with 25 charted singles and seven No. 1 hits including “Somebody’s Going to Love You” and “Dixie Road.” He has also given the country one of its most beloved patriotic songs, “God Bless the U.S.A.”
The Romantics keep the Royal Palace Theatre rocking July 5 when they perform during Busch Gardens LIVE presented by Coca-Cola. The high-energy group from Detroit with hits such as “Talking in Your Sleep” and “What I Like About You” will perform at 7 p.m.
The patriotic celebration continues nightly during Star Spangled Nights July 3 through Aug. 11. This celebration features breathtaking fireworks orchestrated to original music and an unforgettable patriotic atmosphere. Guests can also hop aboard the Rhine River Fireworks Cruise, have a drink at our Americana-inspired bar and have an up-close experience with our majestic Bald eagles.
All Busch Gardens LIVE concerts are included with park admission. For guests’ convenience complimentary tickets are distributed throughout the day at the park’s Guest Relations building. Tickets are distributed one per person on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last. All party members must be present to receive tickets. Tickets are required for entry to the concert. Premium seating in a reserved area is also available with the purchase of concert and dinner packages. For more information, including complete concert and ticketing information, visit http://www.buschgardens.com/va or call (800) 343-7946.

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