Stadium of Fire

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The Stadium of Fire is an annual event held in the Brigham Young University's LaVell Edwards Stadium on or very near the United States' Independence Day. It is one of the main events for the America's Freedom Festival.[1] This patriotic extravaganza with a cast of thousands features the largest stadium fireworks show in America. It is also televised worldwide to America's troops and their families on American Forces TV, as a gift from America's Freedom Festival.

The 2017 Edition will feature multiple Grammy, ACM and CMA winners LITTLE BIG TOWN and 5-time Grammy nominee HUNTER HAYES

The Stadium of Fire was created by Merrill Osmond & Alan Osmond in 1980 and has become one of the largest Independence Day celebrations in the United States. With super star performers and also the Stadium of Fire Dancers. For the past 13 years it has been created and produced by Baruch Gayton Entertainment Group.

Stadium performers
Year Performer(s)
1980 The Osmonds
1981 The Osmonds
1982 The Osmonds
1983 The Osmonds
1984 Lee Greenwood; Donny, Marie, and Jimmy Osmond
1985 Roy Clark, David Hasselhoff, Miss America Sharlene Wells, The Osmond Brothers
1986 Crystal Gayle, Mr. T, Donny & Marie Osmond
1987 Bob Hope, The Osmond Boys (2nd Generation), Miss America Kellye Cash, Thurl Bailey
1988 Rich Little; Mary Hart; Emmanuel Lewis, Osmond Brothers
1989 NBC weatherman Willard Scott, Keshia Knight Pulliam, The Osmond Boys, The Jets
1990 Osmond Family, Wayne Newton, Highway 101
1991 Andy Williams, Phylicia Rashad, Lorrie Morgan
1992 The Beach Boys
1993 Kenny Loggins, Jeffrey Osborne, Miss America Leanza Cornett
1994 The Oak Ridge Boys, Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Mickey Mouse & His ToonTown Friends
1995 Barbara Mandrell, Jay Leno, Utah Symphony
1996 Donny Osmond, Kurt Bestor
1997 Natalie Cole, The Jets
1998 Huey Lewis and the News
1999 Gladys Knight, All-4-One, Harry James Orchestra, Lex de Azevedo
2000 Alabama, The Osmonds-Second Generation
2001 Sawyer Brown
2002 Toby Keith
2003 Martina McBride, Sean Hannity
2004 Reba McEntire, Sean Hannity
2005 Mandy Moore, Lonestar, Debbie Reynolds, Lucy Lawless, The Osmonds[2]
2006 Taylor Hicks, Lee Ann Womack
2007 Brooks & Dunn, Corbin Bleu, Glenn Beck
2008 Miley Cyrus, Blue Man Group, Glenn Beck
2009 Jonas Brothers, SHeDAISY, Glenn Beck[3]
2010 Carrie Underwood, The 5 Browns, Jenny Oaks Baker, The Osmonds Second Generation, Eric Dodge
2011 Brad Paisley, David Archuleta, The Whits, Eve Asplund, Artie Hemphill and the Iron Horse Band[4]
2012 The Beach Boys, Scotty McCreery, Ryan Innes
2013 Kelly Clarkson, Carly Rae Jepsen, and Cirque du Soleil[5]
2014 Carrie Underwood, Studio C[6]
2015 Journey, Olivia Holt[7]
2016 Tim McGraw[8]
2017 Little Big Town and Hunter Hayes[9]



Coordinates: 40°15′27″N 111°39′16″W / 40.25750°N 111.65444°W / 40.25750; -111.65444