Fourth of July celebration to be shown on KTRE

UNDATED (Press release) - Residents wanting to beat the heat and kick back at home with friends and family can still take part in the state's largest Fourth of July celebration.

A two-hour special, live from Freedom Over Texas with Fireworks Presented by Shell, will air statewide and will be syndicated in Lufkin on KTRE-TV (ABC) from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. on July 4.

The special will feature a host of live entertainment from Houston's Texas-sized celebration, including performances by Texas singer-songwriter Pat Green, Little Big Town and Cowboy Mouth.

Following the blockbuster concerts, a sizzling finale with the largest land-based fireworks show in the nation will give viewers a front row seat to all the Fourth of July action.