Fireworks extravanza, country rockers Exile, highlight Rowlett’s Fireworks on Main

Exile band

ROWLETT – A free fireworks extravaganza and live entertainment by one of the nation’s all-time most popular country rock bands, Exile, will highlight the City of Rowlett’s “Fireworks on Main” event, Monday, July 4, from 6-10 pm at Pecan Grove Park (behind Wet Zone Waterpark), located at 5300 Main St.

Fireworks begin at 9:45 pm. Exile takes the stage at 8 pm, preceded by the high energy DFW dance band Mars Hill at 6 pm.

Festival-style foods, such as brisket and sno-cones, and children’s activities, including a bounce house, face painting and a game truck, will also be provided.

Parking will be available at Rowlett High School, Herfurth Park, Coyle Middle School and the DART station. Shuttle transportation will be available with pickup locations at Coyle Middle School, Herfurth Park, and the DART station. Handicap accessible parking will be located on site adjacent to the event and activities.

Exile had 11 no. 1 hit singles in the 1970s-80s:

  • “I Don’t Want To Be A Memory”
  • “Give Me One More Chance”
  • “She’s A Miracle”
  • “Crazy For Your Love”
  • “Hang On To Your Heart”
  • “I Could Get Used To You”
  • “It’ll Be Me”
  • “She’s Too Good To be True”
  • “I Can’t Get Close Enough”

They also achieved three gold albums, two Greatest Hits CDs, several multi-platinum singles and thirteen award nominations from the Academy of Country Music (ACM) and the Country Music Association (CMA).

The five original members of the band are now back together and making new music together.

Event Sponsors include:

  • Bayside
  • Baylor Scott and White Medical Center
  • Harmony Luxury Apartments
  • Advanced Auto Parts
  • Gamepad MVPS
  • Chick-fil-A
  • First Rowlett United Methodist Church
  • Green Mountain Energy
  • Main Street Dental Care
  • Toyota of Rockwall
  • Pillar Income Asset Management
  • Mathnasium of Rowlett
  • Jason’s Deli, Waste Management
  • Holiday Inn Express
  • Suites of Garland
  • DART (official transportation provider)
  • 96.3 FM KSCS Radio

To become a sponsor, contact Robert Searle at

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