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The Philly POPS BIG Band Swings from Sinatra to Today

The Philly POPS BIG Band Swings from Sinatra to Today
Mar 29, 2018

The BIG Band — led by Principal Trumpet Matt Gallagher — is set to visit Xcite Center with a complement of 17 POPS musicians, including longtime POPS collaborator Tony DeSare, who will join in on keyboards and vocals.

Sinatra & Friends

Apr 6-8, 2018
Michael Krajewski, Conductor

Join Music Director Michael Krajewski and The Philly POPS for a splendid homage to Frank and his Rat Pack!

The Philly POPS and the Kimmel Center present Philly's All-City Jazz Festival 2018

Apr 18, 2018
Terell Stafford, Conductor

The Philly POPS, School District of Philadelphia, and the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts present Philly’s All-City Jazz Festival 2018 at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts!

POPS Rocks: Queen, Stones, Zeppelin and More

Apr 27-29, 2018
Michael Krajewski, Conductor

Get ready to belt out your favorite classic rock with the POPS!

Comcast NBCUniversal Memorial Salute 2018

May 26, 2018
Todd Ellison , Conductor

The Philly POPS presents the third annual Comcast NBCUniversal Memorial Salute at the Mann, a community concert honoring the American tradition of service on Saturday, May 26 at 7pm over Memorial Day weekend featuring conductor Todd Ellison, Justin Hopkins, Nikki Renée Daniels, the Voices of the POPS, the Philly POPS Festival Chorus, and more! 

POPS on Independence for Wawa Welcome America 2018

POPS on Independence 2018
Jul 3, 2018
Michael Krajewski, Conductor

The POPS is back for its annual FREE concert during the Wawa Welcome America! festival. 

POPS at the Celebration of Freedom Ceremony 2018

POPS Celebration of Freedom 2018
Jul 4, 2018
Michael Krajewski, Conductor

The POPS BIG Band returns to the city's Celebration of Freedom ceremony and parade. 

POPS on The Parkway for Wawa Welcome America 2018

POPS On The Parkway 2018
Jul 4, 2018
Todd Ellison , Conductor

The Philly POPS BIG Band returns to Wawa Welcome America! July 4th Concert on the Parkway! 

Sixth Annual POPS Ball

Sep 13, 2018
Michael Krajewski, Conductor

The Philly POPS proudly presents the Sixth Annual POPS Ball: 40th Anniversary Celebration! 

Leslie Odom, Jr.

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Sep 28-30, 2018
Michael Krajewski, Conductor

Leslie Odom, Jr., Grammy and Tony-award winner for Hamilton, kicks off the POPS 40th Anniversary Celebration with American Songbook classics.

The Music of Elton John with Michael Cavanaugh in Trenton

The Music of Elton John with Michael Cavanaugh
Oct 6, 2018
Michael Krajewski, Conductor

Since 2002, The Philly POPS has performed an annual benefit concert at the Trenton War Memorial in support of Morris Hall and St. Lawrence Rehabilitation Center.

Storm Large: A Crazy Kind of Love

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Nov 9-11, 2018
Michael Krajewski, Conductor

A mesmerizing six-foot blonde, Storm Large is a musician, actor, playwright, author, and most famous as an unforgettable interpreter of American popular music.

A Philly POPS Christmas: Spectacular Sounds of the Season!

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Dec 1-22, 2018
Todd Ellison, Conductor

Philadelphia’s incredible holiday tradition is back with Hamilton’s Mandy Gonzalez and Broadway legend Todd Ellison conducting for the first time.

JAZZED! The Philly POPS BIG Band with Terell Stafford

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Jan 18-20, 2019

This new January series will celebrate a particular kind of Philly sound — the jazz of the ’40s and ’50s with Temple University’s internationally-acclaimed jazz trumpeter Terell Stafford and The Philly POPS BIG Band. 

POPS Rocks: The '80s

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Feb 1-3, 2019
Stuart Chafetz, Conductor

Stuart Chafetz is back with his cover of the ’80s — the decade that saw an explosion of new music and the advent of MTV!

Uptown Nights with Byron Stripling

Mar 1-3, 2019
Byron Stripling, Conductor

Uptown Nights with Byron Stripling is something new for the POPS — he’ll explore a magical world of song and dance popularized in the clubs of the ’40s and ’50s.

Cole Porter's Broadway: Too Darn Hot

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Apr 12-14, 2019
David Charles Abell, Conductor

Principal Guest Conductor David Charles Abell's Cole Porter tribute is an original program of Porter’s best, sung by Broadway stars Catherine Russell, Marin Mazzie, and Jason Danieley.

American Bandstand: A Philadelphia Story

May 3-5, 2019
Michael Krajewski, Conductor

Michael Krajewski’s original American Bandstand program celebrates the early years of the iconic show when it was filmed in Philadelphia.