All Upcoming Events

POPS on Independence for Wawa Welcome America

Jul 3, 2016
Michael Krajewski, Conductor

The POPS is back for its annual FREE Independence Weekend concerts during the Wawa Welcome America festival. 

POPS at the Celebration of Freedom Ceremony

Jul 4, 2016

The POPS Brass Percussion Ensemble returns to play Aaron Copland's Fanfare for the Common Man during the city's new Celebration of Freedom ceremony and parade.

POPS on the Parkway for Wawa Welcome America

Jul 4, 2016
Michael Krajewski, Conductor

Immediately prior to the city’s Grand Finale Fireworks show on Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the full 65-piece Philly POPS orchestra will take the stage to play pop hits, patriotic songs, Broadway favorites and more from the Great American Songbook!

Fourth Annual POPS Ball

Sep 15, 2016
Michael Krajewski, Conductor

The Philly POPS proudly presents the Fourth Annual POPS Ball!

Elvis: The King's Songbook

Oct 21-23, 2016
Michael Krajewski, Conductor

Break out your blue suede shoes and join us as we kick off our 2016-17 season with a tribute to “The King”!

Veterans Salute

Nov 11, 2016

Join us on Veterans Day when The Philly POPS Festival Brass quintet performs as part of a recognition service hosted by Major General Wesley Craig at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

A Philly POPS Christmas

Dec 2-18, 2016
Michael Krajewski, Conductor

It just wouldn’t be Christmas in Philadelphia without the most treasured holiday musical tradition from The Philly POPS!

I'll Be Home for Christmas: A Salute to Military & First Responders

Dec 2, 2016
Michael Krajewski, Conductor

On opening night of the 2016 A Philly POPS Christmas concert series, we will proudly welcome an audience filled with dedicated local members of the military and first responders for our 3rd annual I'll Be Home for Christmas – A Tribute to the Military and First Responders benefit concert. Individual tickets for this event are not available for purchase.

Sgt Pepper Celebration

Feb 3-5, 2017
Michael Krajewski, Conductor

The Philly POPS Celebrates the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ groundbreaking Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album!

Blockbuster Broadway

Feb 24-26, 2017
David Charles Abell, Conductor

Conductor David Charles Abell returns to Philadelphia to lead the POPS in Blockbuster Broadway!

Ella, Louis & All That Jazz

Mar 31-Apr 2, 2017
Michael Krajewski, Conductor

Join us as we celebrate Ella Fitzgerald's 100th birthday!

POPS Rocks

May 5-7, 2017
Michael Krajewski, Conductor

The POPS perform the hits that defined the golden musical era of the '70s and '80s!