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70,000 pack Memorial Park for music and fireworks

Posted at 11:14 PM, Jul 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-02 00:14:22-04

The holiday weekend starts with a bang as tens of thousands of people fill Memorial Park to celebrate with music and fireworks.

The annual  Bank of the West Celebrates America Concert started at 6 tonight.  Organizers estimate 70,000 people were in attendance.

The concert was headlined by two-time Grammy winner Kenny Loggins.  The Omaha based group Finest Hour and Lincoln country-rock group the Dylan Bloom Band opened the show.

Fireworks followed at 9:50p.m.