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Celebrate America’s independence with Transylvania University and the city of Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University and the city of Lexington will team up to celebrate America’s independence on the campus of one of the nation’s oldest colleges with a patriotic concert on Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at 8 p.m.

The free concert, which features the musical talents of the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra and the Lexington Singers, annually draws a crowd upwards of 5,000 that stretches from the lawn of historic Old Morrison to the Carnegie Center in Gratz Park.

The Young at Heart Jazz Band will perform in Gratz Park prior to the concert, beginning at 5:30 p.m. The concert is sponsored by Hilliard Lyons.

Handicapped accessible parking will be available in the semi-circle driveway on Broadway between Third and Fourth streets.

For more information, contact the public relations office at (859) 233-8120 or Tamara Deckard at the Downtown Lexington Corporation at (859) 425-2592.