Here's Your Postcard Perfect St. Louis 4th of July Photo (Plus Heart Highlights)
The USA is one year older, and this year's celebration was oddly subdued in much of the country -- massive drought conditions led to the cancellation of fireworks displays all over, including many in the St. Louis area.
Kholood Eid Yeah, we'll raise an InBev product to that.
But the show downtown went on over a big, wet river with some assistance from rock and roll badass Heart. RFT Music photographer Kholood Eid was among the thousands braving the heat to bask in all the glory -- a few key moments from the night's festivities follow:
Kholood Eid Nancy Wilson of Heart plays the hell out of her guitar on the 4th of July in Downtown St. Louis
Kholood Eid Fans at Fair St. Louis
Kholood Eid Ann Wilson of Heart.
Kholood Eid It's a little bittersweet, but whatever.