• From ‘Star Wars' to hip-hop, Summer Pops series heats up June

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    The Charlotte Symphony Summer Pops season has arrived!

    A Charlotte tradition since 1983, this year the series will include a couple of uptown in-theater experiences in addition to performances at Symphony Park.  

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    Highlights include music from “Star Wars” to Broadway favorites to a performance with the Fly Dance Company, plus a special patriotic concert with fireworks just in time for July Fourth.  

    Here’s the schedule:

    Symphony Park performances

    June 16 - "Music of 'Star Wars'" and more

    June 23 - "Best of Broadway"

    July 3 - "Celebrate America"

    Music begins at 8:15 p.m.

    Tickets for adults range from $14-$20, and children 12 and under are admitted free.

    Uptown performances

    June 21 - "Breaking Classical with the Gentlemen of Hip-Hop" (Belk Theater)

    June 28 - "Video Games Live!" (Belk Theater)

    Music begins at 7:30 p.m.

    Tickets start at $19.  

    For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.

    The Symphony will also host the following free community concerts:

    June 14 - McGuire Nuclear Station in Huntersville (8:15 p.m.)

    June 15 - Greater Mt. Sinai Baptist Church in Charlotte (7:30 p.m.)  

    June 19 - Berewick Recreation Center in Belmont (12:30 p.m.)

    June 22 - Bailey Road Park in Cornelius (8:15 p.m.)

    June 29 - Village Park in Kannapolis (7 p.m.)

    June 30 - Belle Johnston Park in Pineville (7 p.m.)

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