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Philly Pops

(A parade on Broad Street, outside the Kimmel Center, announces the start of sale of tickets for the Philly Pops' Christmas shows.  Photo by Dustin Wingate)

Philly Pops Plans Free Christmas Concert For Military, First Responders

This year, for the first time ever, the first concert of the series will be free for military personnel, police, and firefighters.

07/10/2014

(conductor Larry Blank leads the Philly Pops in its traditional Independence Day concert, relocated indoors this year due to weather.  Photo by Tim Jimenez)

Spirits Are Sunny Even As Iffy Weather Forces Philly Pops Holiday Concert Indoors

Thanks to Mother Nature, the Philly Pops orchestra held its traditional Fourth of July holiday concert indoors at the Kimmel Center last night, instead of the usual spot outside Independence Hall.

07/04/2014

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Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, July 3

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!

07/03/2014

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The Philly POPS Presents…Sixties Hits

“The Philly POPS Presents…Sixties Hits” is taking place at the Kimmel Center’s Verizon Hall on May 16th, 17th and 18th.

05/03/2014

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‘Marvin Hamlisch: A Musical Tribute’

The Philly Pops present “Marvin Hamlisch: A Musical Tribute” on March 14th, 15th and 16th at Verizon Hall.

02/22/2014

AJ Swearingen (left) and Jonathan Beedle (right)
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Two Singers Raised Locally To Share Stage With Philly POPS

AJ Swearingen, the Paul Simon of the duo and Jonathan Beedle, or Art Garfunkel sing the classics of Simon and Garfunkel. They met more than two decades ago and Jonathan says they’ve been singing together ever since.

02/08/2014

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‘The Sounds of Simon & Garfunkel’

Philadelphia is putting the spotlight on Simon & Garfunkel, with three performances beginning Friday night.

02/06/2014

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Eye On The Arts: The Philly POPS! Christmas Spectacular

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…on stage at the Philly POPS.

12/13/2013

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Holiday POPS

For more information on Holiday POPS and the Philly POPS go to: http://www.phillypops.com/    

12/02/2013

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Holiday POPS Concert Returns

It’s time to get in the holiday spirit!

11/23/2013

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‘Viva Philadelphia!’

This Columbus Day Weekend, the Philly POPS will showcase the City of Brotherly Love with “Viva Philadelphia!” at the Kimmel Center.

09/28/2013

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‘Bond And Beyond’

The Philly Pops present “Bond and Beyond” from April 26th through 28th.

04/12/2013

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Philly Pops: ‘Lennon & McCartney’

The Philly Pops present ‘Lennon and McCartney’ from March 15th through 17th.

03/09/2013

(Peter Nero.  File photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Peter Nero And The Philly POPS Announce Gershwin Series In February

Artistic director and conductor Peter Nero says one of the highlights of the show is jazz pianist Marcus Roberts, who will perform Rhapsody in Blue.

01/20/2013

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2012 Year In Review: Philly Pops, Peter Nero Split

One of the more celebrated splits developed this year between the Philly Pops organization and its world-renowned music director, Peter Nero.

12/30/2012

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