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Fireworks concert is a Spokane area staple

Write to the Point


This past Sunday, sounds of the baroque period filled Riverfront Park for the last time, marking the end of an era.

The Royal Fireworks Concert has been a staple of my Julys for a number of years now, and it’s an event I thoroughly enjoy. Unfortunately, unless some major funding comes through, this year was the concert’s last, marking the end of a 35-year tradition in Spokane.

Every year, I look forward to the fireworks, of course. But the music is surprisingly good, and given the history of the ensemble, it’s a great night showcasing the importance of fine arts in Spokane. The firew...

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