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The Isley Brothers - Welcome America Concert (2004)

Published on 26 May 2020 / In Film & Animation

The Philadelphia Welcome America Festival is an annual series of celebrations leading up to Independence Day, held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is currently sponsored by convenience store chain Wawa. Coverage of events on July 4th airs on NBC10 & Telemundo62.

The 6-day festival features multicultural and multigenerational events, including free concerts, fireworks displays, block parties, a parade, and educational activities.

Every year a free outdoor concert is held on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The concert is followed by fireworks. The free live performance has been a Philadelphia tradition for more than two decades.[4] Past performers have included notable hometown acts and top selling artists. From The Reelblack Archive. Shared for historical purposes.

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