- Thursday, July 4 – *** NO CLEMATIS BY NIGHT *** JOIN THE CITY IN CELEBRATION OF THE 4th on Flagler INSTEAD
While fireworks will take center stage for the 31st annual 4th on Flagler celebration, so will tons of entertainment, including live music, activities for adults and kids, large and small games and so much more. In advance of the firework show, which begins at 9 p.m., there will be a military honor ceremony, flag unfurl and the City’s Hometown Hero presentation.
Additional entertainment details include:
5:00 – 7:10 | Nikki Lickstein
Nikki Lickstein is a local, 18-year-old singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Best known for her sincere and fearless approach to music, Lickstein’s lyrics are paired with bright, infectious melodies, which are sweet, yet purposeful, and serve as a true testament to her fierce individuality.
Discovered at age 15 by the executive director of the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI), Bart Herbison, Lickstein has spent the last two years writing under Herbison’s mentorship. As a member of both the Nashville Songwriters Association International and The Recording Academy, Lickstein has regularly participated in many of the workshops, development and networking opportunities both organizations have to offer. Some of Lickstein’s performance history includes playing WIRK’s Rib Roundup Country Music Festival two years in a row (most recently sharing a roster with the likes of Jake Owen, Luke Combs, Kane Brown, and The Cadillac Three), as well as the BandSandBrews Craft Beer & Music Festival (sharing a stage with Ashley McBryde and Emily Brooke).
7:30 – 10:00(break at 9:00 for Fireworks) | Tim Charron
Tim Charron is a country rock recording artist that currently divides his time between Nashville and Florida. Charron currently has three albums out, the latest, Chasing The Sun, was recorded with country mega star Jason Aldean’s band. He considers his music to be “Country Rock with a Twist of Lime.” Some of his greatest influences are musical greats like John Mellencamp, Bruce Springsteen, Kenny Chesney, Eric Church and Nirvana. However, one of the greatest influences on his life (and in his music) has come from Mother Nature herself, the beach.
The Chris Thomas Band is an 18-piece ensemble, who specialize in the performance of vintage Sinatra and soulful Motown, as well as current popular songs custom arranged for a big band, by its own band members. The band’s members are all professionally trained musicians from colleges and universities around the U.S., as well as Army and Navy bands. Band lead Chris Thomas is an exciting and interactive entertainer, fashioned in the way of great performers of years gone by. The Chris Thomas Band is bringing that music back,bigger and better than ever before, to audiences all over the world.
The Band is especially excited to be conducting the Military Honor Ceremony from 8:30 – 9 p.m.The Ceremony includes a salute to the troops with the Armed Services Medley, the singing of the National Anthemby Chris Thomas and a close with Taps to honor fallen heroes.Be sure not to miss this nostalgic-inducing and memorable 4th on Flagler performance.
Children’s activities will take center stage at Post Park. 4th on Flagler attendees can plan to experience singers, dancers and much more entertainment in this area for family members of all ages.