Shell Freedom Over Texas rocked downtown Houston

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Wednesday, July 5, 2023

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- The Shell Freedom Over Texas celebration returned to rock downtown Houston and lit up the night!

The event was once again held at Eleanor Tinsley Park.

Shell Freedom Over Texas featured live concerts from Chris Young, Yola, and TMF.

Street closures to avoid

Keep an eye out for these traffic closures. They're in effect until Wednesday, July 5, 5 a.m.

  • Allen Parkway north and southbound exit ramps from I-45 (South and North Freeways)
  • Allen Parkway outbound at Bagby
  • Allen Parkway inbound at Taft
  • No access to I-45/Heiner/Crosby until 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 5
  • Sabine Street at Memorial Drive and at the Bridge
  • Sabine Street at Bridge, blocking south bound traffic to Allen Parkway
  • Gillette Street (mid-block) by Federal building (after apartment entrance)
  • Walker and Sabine access blocked to Allen Parkway and Sabine Street
  • I-45 North on-ramp and the loop to McKinney remains open
  • Crosby Street at W. Dallas Street
  • Heiner Street at W. Dallas Street

Watch interviews with this year's entertainers here!

Shell Freedom Over Texas performer Chris Young sits down with ABC13's Rita Garcia ahead of the annual July 4th celebration.