City to hold Fourth of July celebration

Published 12:00 am Friday, July 1, 2011

The City of Andalusia’s annual Fourth of July event will feature fireworks, free watermelon, and jazz and patriotic music performed by Jazz Comes Home, the Troy University Jazz Quartet.

Jazz Comes Home keeps the traditions of jazz alive through the performance of classic jazz literature and the best in contemporary jazz composition. The group has performed widely for arts associations, jazz festivals and educational institutions.

The event is set for 6 p.m. on Mon., July 4, on the Kiwanis Fairway. The musicians will perform from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m., with a fireworks display by Pyrotecnico following. Drinks and concessions will be available for purchase.