Sunday, July 4, 2004

There's music in the air



Concerts today:

Live, at Riverbend: Red, White & Boom! John Morris Russell conducts the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra with New York Voices, guest artists. Tribute to Ray Charles and selections by the Beatles, Paul Simon, John Williams and more; with Rozzi's fireworks. 8 p.m. Riverbend Music Center. $20 all seats; children 12 and under admitted free to the lawn. 381-3300 or www.cincinnatisymphony .org.

On TV: A Capitol Fourth, from the West Lawn of the United States Capitol. The National Symphony Orchestra, Erich Kunzel, conductor; with American Idol runner-up Clay Aiken, Vince Gill and Amy Grant. Tributes to Ray Charles, the Bee Gees and the 150th birthday of John Philip Sousa. 8 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. today, Channels 48 and 16.

Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular: 9 p.m., Channels 5, 22. American Idol Fantasia, Sheryl Crow, Robert Redford, Sylvester Stallone and Donald Trump.

The Boston Pops 2004 July Fourth Spectacular, conducted by Keith Lockhart, with rock legend David Lee Roth, Broadway's Jennifer Holliday and the winner of the Pops' first ever talent contest for amateur singers, POPSearch 2004. 10 p.m., Channels 12, 7.

Upcoming concerts:

July 13 - The Frank Simon Band, Carol Dunevant, conductor. The program includes "Strike up the Band," "The Franklin D. Roosevelt March," "The Thomas Jefferson March" and marches by Sousa and Fillmore. 7 p.m., Blue Ash Amphitheater

July 20 and 27 - The Frank Simon Band, Carol Dunevant, conductor, performs at noon on Fountain Square, downtown. The band's concerts are free. For information, visit www.franksimonband.org




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