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POPS, Inc.

(Faves of Anderson, Hayman & Mancini)

7:30 p.m. Saturday, August 31, 2024

Devou Park Band Shell, Covington, KY 

Admission is free, contributions encouraged.

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Leroy Anderson, Richard Hayman and Henry Mancini offered the musical “pop” behind the Arthur Fielder and the rise and fame of the Boston Pops from 1930-1979.  The KSO salutes these composers/arrangers responsible for the rise of the pops orchestras world-wide. Who knew the typewriter was a musical instrument?

Seniors and others who wish to avoid crowds are invited to attend the Saturday 10:00 a.m. dress rehearsal.

A TANK Shuttle Bus will depart every half hour from Covington Catholic High School(CCHS) on Dixie Highway starting at 6 p.m through 7:30 p.m., for $1 each way.  Chairs and coolers are allowed on buses.  At the end of the program, shuttle buses await to return immediately to the CCHS parking lot.

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Register now to receive concert up-dates and a chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card plus a pair of tickets to the KSO’s entire 33rd season (5 concerts Oct – May) — a total value of $500.  A $25 gift card drawing (e.g. Kroger, UDF, Amazon etc.) will be held five days after each Summer program, and the grand prize winner will be chosen on Friday Sept 6th.  To enter the drawing, all you have to do is register and complete that concert’s post-concert survey.  The survey responses help the KSO with securing foundation grants.

There is no admission charge for this concert. However, we encourage and appreciate contributions of $5 per person. Your generosity keeps the music playing!  

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Bring blankets or lawn chairs.  Picnics welcome. Concessions will be available. Parking is free but limited.

This concert is sponsored by                                                    

On The Program

Belle of the Ball Leroy Anderson
Chicken Reel Anderson
Syncopated Clock Anderson
The Typewriter Anderson
Pops Hoe-Down Richard Hayman
Bugler’s Holiday Anderson
Peter Gunn Theme Henry Mancini
Chitarra Romana di Lazzaro/Mancini
Pie in the Face Polka Mancini
The Irish Washerwomen Anderson
 Great Waldo Pepper March Henry Mancini
The Waltzing Cat Leroy Anderson
Classical Jukebox Anderson
“Rondine al Nido” De Crescenzo/Mancini
Fiddle-Faddle Anderson
Little Brown Jug Hayman
The Pink Panther Mancini
Moon River
When the Saints Go Marching In Hayman

The performance will be streamed live at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, September 1 on this website.

For more information, call (859) 431-6216.