When: Wednesday, May 25, 2016, 11am
Where: Second Bank of the United States
420 Chestnut Street (enter on Library Street, near 5th Street)
What: The Philly POPS Festival Brass will play at the Historic Philadelphia launch event. Philadelphia’s new campaign redefines and renames the city’s prized historic district. The event kicks off Philadelphia’s busy summer tourism season that begins Memorial Day Weekend.
Three days after this event, the Philly POPS and the Mann Center for the Performing Arts host Philadelphia’s first-ever Memorial Day concert: Memorial Salute on May 28 at 7pm.
The Philly POPS has a special relationship with the city’s historic district, having entertained tens of thousands at its annual free July 3 concert at Independence Hall for many years.
About Philly POPS Festival Brass
The Philly POPS Festival Brass quintet delights audiences with music from the Great American Songbook, Broadway Shows, jazz legends, and patriotic songs and marches – with pop culture surprises along the way. The Festival Brass has performed extensively throughout the Philadelphia region, including at Pope Francis’ speech on Independence Mall, the Taney Dragons Welcome Parade, Phillies games, at Macy’s storied Eagle during the holidays and at numerous Christmas tree lightings.