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DENNIS DEYOUNG AND THE MUSIC OF STYX Headlines 4th of July Celebration 2018

Legendary artist DENNIS DEYOUNG AND THE MUSIC OF STYX will be headlining this year’s 4th of July Celebration with special guests Jefferson Starship opening the show being held at the Pat and Lou Sisbarro Community Park, 3205 Arrowhead Dr. on the NMSU campus. The annual Fireworks Display will begin immediately following the concert. The City of Las Cruces and New Mexico State University (NMSU) are co-hosts of this year’s annual celebration in the new location.

DENNIS DEYOUNG is a founding member of STYX and the lead singer and writer on seven of the bands eight Top Ten Hits. His live concert with six-piece band showcases all the STYX Greatest Hits spanning the 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s. The set includes all eight top Top 10 hits including LADY, BABE, COME SAIL AWAY, TOO MUCH TIME ON MY HANDS, BEST OF TIMES, MR. ROBOTO plus Classic Rock Anthems RENEGADE, BLUE COLLAR MAN, SUITE MADAME BLUE, ROCKIN THE PARADISE and more. DENNIS is a legendary singer, songwriter, keyboardist, composer and record producer with a career spanning over 40 years. His voice is one of the most recognizable in the music world today and continues to inspire new generations of fans. THE ORIGINAL VOICE....ALL THE CLASSIC HITS…. ALL THE MEMORIES....ONE UNFORGETTABLE EVENING.

Schedule of Events

July 3

7:30 p.m. Electric 5K & One-mile Fun Run

Race starts at Meerscheidt Recreation Center, 1600 E. Hadley Ave.

For race details contact the Las Cruces Running Club at

9:00 p.m. The Electric Light Parade

Solano Avenue (Begins at Apodaca Park, 801 E. Madrid Ave., south on Solano Ave., east on Hadley Ave., and ends at Maag Softball Complex.)

Theme: “Illuminate the Sky”. For more information call 575/541-2550.

July 4

The 2018 Fourth of July Celebration

Pat and Lou Sisbarro Community Park, 3205 Arrowhead Dr., NMSU campus

6:00 p.m. JEFFERSON STARSHIP (Classic Rock)


9:45 p.m. Annual Fireworks Display

Gates open at 4 p.m. Food vendors will be on site. No grilling, personal fireworks, alcohol, RV’s or overnight parking will be allowed.

For more information, contact the Parks & Recreation Department at 575/541-2550. For information relating to NMSU, contact Marketing and Communications at 575/646-5981.