Country music and the Fourth of July go hand in hand as country stars love their country and celebrate it proudly whenever they can. As we celebrated the Fourth of July yesterday (7/4) with our friends and family, country stars did the same thing. Many of them shared their Fourth of July thoughts with their millions of Instagram followers.

Many country stars played concerts for the Fourth of July, like Darius Rucker, who performed during a July 4th celebration in San Diego. And, of course, Brad Paisley, who performed in Nashville just before the downtown fireworks kicked off with the Nashville Symphony. Other country stars like Shania Twain and Zac Browm Band were featured with earlier performances on CNN’s The Fourth in America, which aired last night (7/4).

Over the years, country stars have shared their thoughts on the patriotic holiday. Miranda Lambert told us a couple of years ago, “Summer is my favorite time of the year, so Fourth of July is one of my favorites. My favorite firework is sparklers; it brings out the little girl in me. I always ask for sparklers for the Fourth of July.”

Chris Young told us a while back, “I love the Fourth of July; it’s always something I try to be home for. I always make sure my family is with me. I love fireworks, and I love the whole experience of it.”

We gathered eight country stars who posted about the holiday celebrating our independence.

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  • Riley Green

    Riley posted a series of video clips of himself doing several things, like hunting, riding a motorcycle, and flying in a Blackhawk. He said, “Just a couple ‘Merica moments for one of my favorite holidays.

    https://www.instagram.com/p/CuTBpudJe4Y/

  • Thomas Rhett

    Thomas shared several family photos of his wife Lauren and four daughters, each wearing red, white, and blue. He captioned his Fourth of July post, “Happy 4th, y’all!”

    https://www.instagram.com/p/CuTIt1tsXgP/

  • Eric Church

    Eric’s team posted several photos of Church performing with a huge American flag behind him. He also wears his signature American flag scarf on stage in one shot on Instagram.

    https://www.instagram.com/p/CuR4wvzut3T/

  • Luke Bryan

    Luke posted a fun photo of him and his wife Caroline having some fun on the Fourth. He wrote on Instagram, “Let’s go America.”

    https://www.instagram.com/p/CuSxjStLUub/

  • Jason Aldean

    Jason posted a photo of himself and his wife Brittany for the Fourth of July wearing U.S.A. and Georgia ball hats to his four million Instagram followers. He captioned the image in part, “This amazing country we live in.”

    https://www.instagram.com/p/CuS34AlLPSl/

  • Jon Pardi

    Jon posted a photo of himself with a bunch of guys wearing cowboy hats and looking at a fireworks display in the sky. He captioned the post, “Proud to be born and raised in the U.S.A.”

    https://www.instagram.com/p/CuS9FE6uWgv/

  • Lainey Wilson

    Lainey posted several photos to Instagram of herself and Jelly Roll performing for the Fourth of July in New York. She captioned the photos, “We celebrated big for America’s birthday. Thank y’all for having me #macysfireworks.”

    https://www.instagram.com/p/CuTSuqDsKPm/

  • Tyler Hubbard

    Tyler posted many photos of his Fourth of July holiday with family at a barbecue this week. He captioned the post, “We had a blast celebrating our freedom with friends a family.”

    https://www.instagram.com/p/CuUX0IlO4Am/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link&igshid=MzRlODBiNWFlZA==

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