Brooks Tapped for Fourth of July Festivities

Garth Brooks will take part in Independence Day festivities in Philadelphia. The ready-to-retire country superstar will join actors Mel Gibson, Morgan Freeman and Kathy Bates in a dramatic reading of the Declaration of Independence on the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The event caps an eight-day festival, June 27-July 4, that includes fireworks, concerts, parades, historic re-enactments and other activities. 06/05/01