Thursday, November 15, 2018

Concord Band to present 42nd annual Holiday Pops Concerts

The Concord Band, under the direction of James O’Dell, will hold its 42nd annual Holiday Pops concerts at 8 p.m. Dec. 7 and 8 at the Concord Performing Arts Center, 51 Walden St., Concord.

This year’s Holiday Pops will include “Overture to a Winter Festival” by James Curnow, the band’s traditional opener since 1994, plus “Suite from ‘The Nutcracker’” arranged by Curnow, Hanukkah music and several Christmas medleys. There will be other holiday favorites, singalongs and a special visitor.

Attendees at Holiday Pops will get a chance to reserve free tickets to the band’s 60th anniversary concert on March 2, 2019.

Tickets for Concord Band Holiday Pops are available in tables for four (with a few for six on the stage) at $25 for adults and $15 for ages 12 and younger and include free snacks, sparkling cider, water and soft drinks.

For tickets:
For information:, or call 978-897-9969.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Holiday Pops 2018

Holiday Pops 2018 Poster

Join us to celebrate the holidays with traditional music and seasonal favorites!

Friday, December 7, 8:00 pm
Saturday, December 8, 8:00 pm
51 Walden, Concord MA.

If either concert is snowed out, it will be rescheduled for Sunday, December 9, 2:00 pm.

For Pops reservations:
  • On line: Visit, select the date, then enter your payment information using our convenient and secure service. There is no surcharge for purchasing your tickets online.
  • By post: Send a check in the amount of $25 per ticket ($15 for children under 12).
  • By phone: Leave a voice message at 978-897-9969.
  • Via email: Contact
When placing reservations by post, phone, or email, we must receive a check sent to The Concord Band, PO Box 302, Concord MA 01742 to hold your seats. Be sure to specify which night, and include your name, email address, and phone number for confirmation. If you would like the tickets mailed to you in advance, enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope (SASE); otherwise you may pick up tickets at the box office prior to the concert.