One of our favorites at Radio Texas, LIVE!, Mike Ryan will be headlining the City of Longview's annual Fourth of July Fireworks and Freedom Celebration. This announcement coming after '90s hitmaker, and country legend, Mark Chesnutt had to cancel his performance citing personal reasons.

The free outdoor concert will also feature country musician Jon Stork. Immediately after the concert, the biggest fireworks show in East Texas will light up the sky. The event will be held on Sunday, July 4, at the Longview Convention Complex, 100 Grand Blvd.

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Gates for the event open at 4 p.m. The concert will begin at 6:30 p.m. Fireworks will begin at 9:30 p.m. Food and beverage vendors will be available. Attendees are encouraged to bring chairs. Admission and parking are free.

Ryan's third, and most recent, full-length album, Blink You’ll Miss It, was released in 2017. His follow up to Bad Reputation, which saw three singles rise to No. 1 in Texas and land Ryan New Male Vocalist of the Year by Texas Radio.

You may also recall that the San Antonio native co-wrote “Last Time For Everything,” with Brad Paisley, Smith Ahnquist, Chris DuBois, and Brent Anderson.

Ryan's latest single "Can Down" has been steadily making its way up the Texas charts, and is poised to become Ryan's sixth No. 1 single here in Texas. Also, Ryan is just three years removed from playing the Independence Day celebration for The Whitehouse.

Radio Texas, LIVE! can be heard 24/7 through our free app, on ANDROID or IOSYou can catch the live show each Saturday night on great radio stations in Colorado, South Dakota, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas: Grand Junction: 995 KEKB, Sioux Falls: KIKN 100.5, Abilene: KEAN 105.1, Austin: KOKEFM, Midland-Odessa: KNFM Lone Star 92, Killeen-Temple KUSJ US 105, San Angelo: KKCN 103.1, Texarkana: KKYR Kicker 102.5, Lawton: KLAW 101, Lubbock: KQBR 99.5, Victoria: KXAX 104.3, Livingston: KIXS 107.9, Lufkin/Nacogdoches: KYKS Kicks 105.1, Wichita Falls: KWFS Lonestar 102.3. Shreveport: KXKS 93.7, Amarillo: KATP 101.9 The Bull, and originating from Tyler/Longview: 101.5 KNUE.

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