Category: 2019 Picnic Pops

On Memorial Day weekend, get 50 percent off Picnic Pops lawn tickets for 'Classical Fireworks: Salute to America,' July 11-12

When plans were made to celebrate the centennial of the Statue of Liberty, organizers turned to a well-known composer to write music for the occasion. John Williams’ Liberty Fanfare  saluted the restoration of the famous statue in New York Harbor whose torch was then symbolically relit by President Ronald Reagan during ceremonies in July 1986. It’s fitting that Liberty Fanfare , composed for an anniversary, will open the Grand Rapids Symphony’s 25... Read More
Posted by Jeffrey Kaczmarczyk at Friday, May 24, 2019

Grand Rapids Symphony celebrates 25th anniversary of Picnic Pops with fireworks, Beatles, Motown and Nashville

Twenty-five years ago, the Grand Rapids Symphony transformed a ski slope into the hottest spot in town. Just west of the village of Cannonsburg, along Bear Creek, the Grand Rapids Symphony gave birth to the Picnic Pops, and a new West Michigan summer tradition was born. The D&W Fresh Market Picnic Pops celebrates its Silver Anniversary Season with music inspired by the best shows, the most popular music, and the all-time fan favorites of the past 25 years. Four weeks’... Read More
Posted by Jeffrey Kaczmarczyk at Tuesday, May 21, 2019

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