Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular July 4, 2017, 8PM

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The Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular is free and open to the public and is held at the DCR Hatch Shell on the Esplanade located at 47 David G. Mugar Way, Boston, MA 02108.

MONDAY, JULY 3
Official Rehearsal of the July 4 Show. Includes all guest artists. No fireworks.
GATES OPEN AT APPROXIMATELY 5PM

8:00PM: Concert begins

10:00PM: Concert ends

TUESDAY, JULY 4
Concert & Fireworks
GATES OPEN AT 9AM

 8:00PM: Concert begins

10:30PM: Fireworks begin

11:00PM: Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular ends

*All dates/times/information subject to change

Official Hotel

Official Chauffeured Transportation

Artists / Program

Pop sensation Andy Grammer, American folk rock singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge and Leslie Odom, Jr., of Hamilton fame will headline.

The traditional fighter jet military flyover in coordination with the “Star Spangled Banner,” will open the evening’s Boston Pops program, and a spectacular 20-minute fireworks show designed by Grucci Fireworks, and accompanied by the music of the Boston Pops and other popular music of the past and present, will bring the celebration to an end. Alan Menken and Jack Feldman are composing a new work, “The Sum of Us,” for soloist, chorus, and orchestra, to receive its world premiere during the celebration. The program will also spotlight musical selections from the Boston Pops’s recently released album, “Lights, Camera…Music! Six Decades of John Williams.”

Alix Steel, co-anchor of “Bloomberg Daybreak Americas” on Bloomberg Television and Carol Massar, co-anchor of “Bloomberg Markets” on Bloomberg Radio, will co-host the 2017 Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular, with additional reporting by Matt Miller, co-anchor “Bloomberg Markets: European Open” on Bloomberg Television.

Tune-In Information

TELEVISION
If you have DISH, Verizon or DirectTV, Bloomberg Television is on the same channel regardless of where you are in the Greater Boston area: DISH:203 / Verizon:104 /DirecTV:353
For Comcast subscribers within the greater Boston area, Bloomberg TV can be found on channels 45, 757 or 844, depending on your location in the market.
View Television Tune In Information Here

MOBILE
The multi-platform distribution also features live concert video streams on Bloomberg.com and on the Bloomberg mobile and OTT platforms. For mobile listeners, the program can also be heard on the Bloomberg Radio app on either Apple or Android devices.

RADIO
Radio listeners in the Greater Boston area can hear the concert through Bloomberg’s flagship station in Boston on 1200 AM and on SiriusXM satellite subscription radio on Channel 119. Radio listeners across the country can also hear the concert through their Bloomberg HD radio station, or listen to it online at subscription-based iheartradio, 94.5 FM-HD2.

Latest News

Announcing the New Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular App

Announcing the New Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular App

With this new app you can view the complete schedule and share experiences on social media. There is a fun trivia contest and you can use custom event photo frames to enhances your photos. There is an interactive map that can be used to find grounds information including entrances, water stations, food, merch, and more.

Boston Pops Announces Highly Anticipated News About July 4 Celebration

Boston Pops Announces Highly Anticipated News About July 4 Celebration

The Boston Pops—producer of the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular—today announced that Eaton Vance, a leading global asset manager based in Boston, has committed to becoming the presenting sponsor of the event for an initial period of three years beginning in 2017. Also announced today, Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, has made an initial three-year commitment to be a major sponsor and media partner, bringing Boston’s iconic Fourth of July celebration to a far-reaching national and international viewership starting in 2017.