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Atlanta music icon Bobby Brown headlining Fourth of July fireworks show

June 27,2017

Source: Phil Hudson, Atlanta Business Chronicle

One of the biggest names in Atlanta music history will headline the free annual Fourth of July Celebration at Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta.

Grammy Award-winning artist Bobby Brown will perform at the Southeast’s largest Fourth of July fireworks show. Additional artists include: Ann NesbyCeCe Peniston, Sugarland’s Kristian BushJFly and FriendsAlgebra BlessettChelsea ShagDarlene McCoy and Jordan Bolch.

The Georgia World Congress Center Authority, which owns and operates the 21-acre Centennial Olympic Park, partnered with Lenox Square to combine both facilities’ fireworks shows for this year's celebration.

Brown is the ex-husband of music superstar Whitney Houston. The R&B legend is a multi-platinum-selling artist and was the star of the BET reality show “Being Bobby Brown.”

The celebration will be broadcasted by local ABC affiliate WSB-TV, which won an Emmy for the broadcast in 2012 and was the third most-watched program on the 4th of July holiday in the Atlanta market in 2016.