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Pops go Little Big Town

Monday, June 20, 2016 – Little Big Town, which just released a non-country disc with Pharrell Williams, will play the annual Boston Pops concert on July 4 in Boston.

The quartet joins previously confirmed performers Nick Jonas and Demi Lovato.

The 43rd edition of the fireworks show with the Pops is on the Charles River Esplanade in Boston and will be broadcast on CBS during the 9-11 p.m. window.

"Wanderlust" came out June 10 with Williams producing the disc combining a variety of sounds, but not country.

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