Get Your Groove On This Summer At Nationwide Picnic With The Pops

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This summer, Picnic with the Pops is back and better than ever.

The 2019 Nationwide Picnic with the Pops will kick off with a huge weekend. On Friday, June 14 the Grammy Award-winning Kool and the Gang will take the stage, followed on Saturday, June 15 by rockband (and legends) Jefferson Starship.

The Columbus Symphony and Principal Pops conductor Stuart Chafetz will be bringing all sorts of incredible performances to the Columbus Bicentennial Pavilion in the Columbus Commons throughout the summer. For each concert, the gates will open at 6 p.m. and the concerts will start at 8 p.m. For the full Picnic with the Pops guide, please visit PicnicWithThePops.com.

Jefferson Starship via Nationwide Picnic with the Pops

The events will be ticketed, with general admission lawn tickets available for $30 in advance or $35 the day of the show. You can grab your tickets online, or in person at the CAPA Ticket Center, 39 E. State St. If you purchase lawn tickets, be sure to bring a blanket or chair for seating!

In addition to GA tickets, you can also purchase Table Seating. Tables of 8 or 10 are available, ranging from $360-$850 per table. There is catering available. Guests who want to purchase table seating should call 614-469-0939.

One of the best things about Picnic with the Pops is that guests can bring their own food and beverages with them, including beer and/or wine! Don’t wanna drink warm beer? Don’t worry. You can bring a cooler, as long as it’s less than 2.5 feet in height! You can get all the details for Nationwide Picnic With the Pops here.

Additional performances this summer include:

June 22 | The Music of Pink Floyd
June 29 | Patriotic Pops featuring “Flight One” from the United States Air Force Band of Flight
July 6 | Latin Explosion with Jon Secada and Tito Puente, Jr.
July 13 | Dennis DeYoung and the Music of Styx
July 20 | The Spinners
July 26 & 27 | The Ohio State University Marching Band

Plus Popcorn Pops for kids:

June 21 ǀ Dance Party
July 19 ǀ Movies and Maracas

Pack up your picnic baskets, grab a blanket, and get your butts down to the Columbus Commons. This is going to be one heck of a summer with the Columbus Symphony.