The best seat in the house to watch the fireworks is at the Ashland High School Football Stadium where you can not only watch the show, but also hear the 200-plus members of the American Band College perform award-winning music for their annual Star Spangled Spectacular Show - "Ashland Pops.” This year's show promises to be a night of great entertainment with an amazing cast of world-class guest performers. Featured guest vocalists Evynne & Peter Hollens. Tickets start at $15 and can be purchased at Cripple Creek Music, at the door that evening (starting at 7:00 PM) or online at www.bandworld.org/tickets.
Tickets: Online at www.bandworld.org/tickets, at the gate at Ashland High School stadium from 6:30 p.m. on July 4
American Band College’s Ashland Pops
Ashland H.S. Football Stadium • 4th of July • 8:00 PM
Don’t miss this family-friendly 4th of July concert as 200 band directors from all over the United States, and two foreign countries, perform their annual Ashland Pops Show at Ashland H.S. Football Stadium, 8:00 PM. This year’s featured soloists will be YouTube vocal sensations, Peter and Evynne Hollens as they are featured on a variety of Disney songs (Beauty and the Beast, Lion King, Frozen) and musicals (Hamilton, Dear Evan Hansen, Les Miserables, and more). With over 1/3 Billion views on YouTube, the Hollens bring their vocal expertise to this special show.
Our guest conductors will be composer David Holsinger (Lee University), Alfred Watkins (Cobb Wind Symphony) and Robert Ponto (Univeristy of Oregon). The outstanding composers and conductors will be featured with the ABC Directors’ Band as they perform many patriotic pieces throughout the evening ending with Sousa marches played during Ashland 4th of July fireworks show.
The American Band College was founded in 1989 and every year almost 200 band directors from all over the United States and a handful of foreign countries work on their master’s degree in music. Since the inception of this truly unique program, more than 1000 band directors have graduated from the American Band College.
Purchase tickets at www.bandworld.org/tickets, Cripple Creek Music, or at the door starting at 6:30 pm.
$19 Adult / $15 Student (18 and younger) / $50 Family (2 adults + up to 4 children)
A portion of your ticket price will go to the Ashland Chamber of Commerce to help contribute to the Fireworks fund.