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From ‘Star Wars' to hip-hop, Summer Pops series heats up June

Jun 17, 2019

The Charlotte Symphony Summer Pops season has arrived!

A Charlotte tradition since 1983, this year the series will include a couple of uptown in-theater experiences in addition to performances at Symphony Park.  

Highlights include music from "Star Wars" to Broadway favorites to a performance with the Fly Dance Company, plus a special patriotic concert with fireworks just in time for July Fourth.  

Here's the schedule:

Symphony Park performances

June 16 - "Music of 'Star Wars'" and more

June 23 - "Best of Broadway"

July 3 - "Celebrate America"

Music begins at 8:15 p.m.

Tickets for adults range from $14-$20, and children 12 and under are admitted free.

Uptown performances

June 21 - "Breaking Classical with the Gentlemen of Hip-Hop" (Belk Theater)

June 28 - "Video Games Live!" (Belk Theater)

Music begins at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets start at $19.  

For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.


The Symphony will also host the following free community concerts:

June 14 - McGuire Nuclear Station in Huntersville (8:15 p.m.)

June 15 - Greater Mt. Sinai Baptist Church in Charlotte (7:30 p.m.)  

June 19 - Berewick Recreation Center in Belmont (12:30 p.m.)

June 22 - Bailey Road Park in Cornelius (8:15 p.m.)

June 29 - Village Park in Kannapolis (7 p.m.)

June 30 - Belle Johnston Park in Pineville (7 p.m.)

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