Last summer, country/pop singer Lee Greenwood headlined North Charleston’s annual July 4th festivities at Riverfront Park, along with a massive fireworks show over the Cooper River. This year, it looks like Spartanburg’s very own Marshall Tucker Band are set to headline in the early evening, with support from vintage rock/soul act The Drifters and other acts to be added to the bill. The Post and Courier reported the city’s announcement this weekend.

[image-1]Replete with flute, multiple guitar solos, and dense vocal harmonies, the Marshall Tucker Band are considered to be a pioneering jam band. Their biggest hits included “Heard It In A Love Song,” “Fire On The Mountain,” and “Can’t You See.” Shout Factory recently released a three-disc DVD/CD live set titled Carolina Dreams Tour ‘77.

Set on the banks of the Cooper River, Riverfront Park (1001 Everglades Dr.) and its pavilion are located near the historic homes once occupied by the Naval Base Admiral and officers, bordered by Noisette Creek.