ST. JOSEPH — The Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra will hold its annual Independence Day Celebration concert on Wednesday at Silver Beach’s Shadowland Pavilion, 101 Broad St.

Gates will open at 5 p.m. The Van Dyke Revue will perform at 6 p.m., with the SMSO concert to follow at 8:30 p.m.

Fireworks are planned around 10 p.m.

Tickets are $30 for reserved seating, $20 for lawn seating, and $10 for ages 12 and younger (lawn seating only). Tickets will be $5 more on Wednesday.

Reserved tables for 10, which include two parking passes, are $350.

The Van Dyke Revue, a four-piece band from Niles, will open the evening with classic rock, folk, blues, soul and country tunes.

SMSO’s patriotic show will include “The Star-Spangled Banner,” “Liberty Fanfare,” “God Bless America,” “America the Beautiful,” “1812 Overture” and more.

The evening will include food for purchase from Lark’s Bar-B-Que, Louie’s Red Hots and The Icehouse. A selection of beer, wine and pop also will be available for purchase.

Outside food can drink can’t be brought in because of park rules.

For more information, or for tickets, visit or by calling 982-4030.