Thursday, November 3, 2016

Holiday Pops! Concerts are Coming to Town

Holiday Pops! 2016 Poster
Now is the time to make your reservations for the Concord Band’s annual Holiday Pops concerts, to be held at the Performing Arts Center at 51 Walden Street in Concord on December 9th and 10th at 8:00 PM. There’s no better way to begin the holiday season than to enjoy an evening of great music and fun in the festive 51 Walden holiday atmosphere!

The Concord Band's Holiday Pops concerts have become a popular tradition. This year's program includes new music, as well as many favorites and a little something for everyone.

These concerts sell out early, so order your tickets as soon as possible. Adult seats are $25 each; seats for children (under 12) are $15 each. Seating is at Tables for 4 (a few tables for more than 4 are available on the drama stage). The tables are set up "Pops"-style, with complimentary snacks and beverages provided.

The musical program includes:
  • Overture to a Winter Festival, by James Curnow
  • Suite on Celtic Folk Songs, by Tomohiro Tatebe
  • Rhapsody for Hanukkah, by Stephen Bulla
  • Home for Christmas, arr. by John Higgins
  • Heaven's Light, by Steven Reineke
  • A Charlie Brown Christmas, by Vince Guaraldi; arr. by Carl Strommen
  • Bugler's Holiday, by Leroy Anderson, transcr. by Michael Edwards
  • The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire), by Mel Torme & Bob Wells; arr. by John Higgins
  • Sleigh Ride, by Leroy Anderson; arr. by Michael Story
  • Auld Lang Syne, trad.; arr. by William Toland
  • Great Songs of Christmas (sing-a-long), arr. by Bob Lowden
Tickets may be reserved by phone at (978) 897-9969 or by email at: To pay by credit card, visit Placing orders online allows you to select your table. Ticket orders and payment must be received by Nov. 25. Mailed tickets will be sent approximately 2 weeks before the concert. Tickets can be held at the door or mailed to your address; if you prefer tickets to be mailed to you, please send a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: The Concord Band, P.O. Box 302, Concord, MA 01742.

Snow date for this concert is Sunday, Dec. 11, 2 PM. (Call 978-897-9969 after 4 PM on day of concert in case of inclement weather.)