Bismarck, N.D. – The Bismarck-Mandan Symphony Orchestra will present its annual Fourth of July Spectacular at the North Dakota State Capitol Mall in the evening on Friday, July 4. The program will feature pre-show entertainment by Shawn Oban, beginning at 8:00 pm.
The Bismarck-Mandan Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. Beverly Everett, will begin performing pops and patriotic songs at about 9:00pm. The BMSO special guest soloist this year is Richard Torrance, born and raised in Bismarck. Richard is a gifted singer/guitarist who has traveled the world opening for Fleetwood Mac, Billy Joel, Aerosmith and many more.
“I can’t believe we are getting to perform with the amazing Richard Torrance as our guest artist! And to feature Shawn Oban in our pre-concert music and Jace Erickson on the National Anthem” says BMSO Music Director Dr. Beverly Everett. “And as always, to conduct the BMSO is a great honor. Our July 4th concert is one of my favorites and one of the most special we do all year. Bring your family and friends, sit back and take in the fun!”
The evening ends with a spectacular fireworks display set against the backdrop of the beautiful North Dakota State Capitol.
There will be a free-will offering to ensure the Fourth of July festivities will continue for years to come.
Thanks to the generous and continuing assistance from Burleigh County, the City of Bismarck, and H.A. Thompson & Sons, admission is completely free and open to the public. Concessions will be available for purchase.
Bring a lawn chair or blanket and join with your family and friends on July 4 at the State Capitol to celebrate American freedom together through music and fireworks!