Hunter Hayes, DNCE Headline Houston’s Fourth Festival

Hunter Hayes, DNCE Headline Houston’s Fourth Festival

Houston’s Freedom Over Texas Celebration Includes Country Super Star Hunter Hayes and Pop Group DNCE with Joe Jonas.

(HOUSTON) — Five-time GRAMMY-nominated and CMA Award-winning artist Hunter Hayes heads to Houston, headlining the 30th annual Freedom Over Texas. Joining Hayes is multi-platinum selling and 2016 MTV Video Music Award-winning DNCE, with Joe Jonas.

The Houston tradition hosted by Mayor Sylvester Turner will include music, fireworks, and fanfare on Buffalo Bayou, nestled along Allen Parkway on Tuesday, July 4 from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.

“Houston is the perfect place to celebrate Independence Day – the people, the patriotism, the community spirit and the corporate support create an outstanding celebration,” said Mayor Sylvester Turner.

Multi-Platinum, singer, songwriter Hunter Hayes kicks of the music filled event. Haye’s No. 1 hits – the multi-Platinum “Wanted,” double-Platinum “I want Crazy” and “Somebody’s Heartbreak” – will surely get country music fans feeling patriotic. Hayes has been nominated for five GRAMMY Awards, including Best New Artist and won the CMA Award for New Artist of the Year in 2012, along with three BMI Awards and the People’s Choice Award for Favorite Male Country Artist in 2015.

DNCE, a group led by Joe Jonas first landed national acclaim in the summer of 2015 with the release of their debut single “Cake by The Ocean,” their now certified triple-platinum breakout smash which made them one of 2017’s most buzzworthy acts.

Local and regional favorites will be featured on stages throughout the site including Mango Punch! ThunderSOUL Orchestra, Lil Nathan and The Zydeco Big Timers, The Juke Box featuring Grammy Award-winning Regina Belle, Erin Stevenson, Chris Walker and the Ernest Walker Band and Vaudevylle, The Peterson Brothers.

ADMISSION: $8 per person June 1 – July 3 available online and $10 per person day of the show. FREE for children 5 and under. To purchase tickets visit

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