By Cherri Gregg
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The Philly 4th of July Jam and Grande finale Wednesday night was the biggest Independence Day Bash in the City.READ MORE: Philadelphia's Fourth Of July Festivities Kick Off With Concert, Fireworks
Many big names in the world of music graced the Ben Franklin Parkway for this year’s celebration.
The Roots pulled a few rabbits out of their hat, introducing a new acapela group Naturally Seven to kick things off, followed by Queen Latifah and Joe Jonas, who brought out his brother Nick as a surprise guest.READ MORE: 2022 Wawa Welcome America Festival Guide: Road Closures, Public Transportation Information
Next was rapper Common, followed by Daryl Hall. And Grammy-Award Winner Lauryn Hill also performed right before the fireworks began.
With all of the music, the fireworks didn’t get started until around 11p.m., but they didn’t disappoint.MORE NEWS: Rhys Hoskins, Darick Hall Homer, Lead Phillies Past Nolan Arenado, Cardinals