Here's Your Postcard Perfect St. Louis 4th of July Photo (Plus Heart Highlights)

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Yeah, we'll raise an InBev product to that. - KHOLOOD EID
  • Kholood Eid
  • Yeah, we'll raise an InBev product to that.

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.

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:

View a full slideshow of Heart on the Landing for Fair St. Louis

Nancy Wilson of Heart plays the hell out of her guitar on the 4th of July in Downtown St. Louis - KHOLOOD EID
  • Kholood Eid
  • Nancy Wilson of Heart plays the hell out of her guitar on the 4th of July in Downtown St. Louis
Fans at Fair St. Louis - KHOLOOD EID
  • Kholood Eid
  • Fans at Fair St. Louis
Ann Wilson of Heart. - KHOLOOD EID
  • Kholood Eid
  • Ann Wilson of Heart.
It's a little bittersweet, but whatever. - KHOLOOD EID
  • Kholood Eid
  • It's a little bittersweet, but whatever.
KHOLOOD EID
  • Kholood Eid

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