Grand Rapids Symphony’s 25th anniversary season of the D&W Fresh Market Picnic Pops continues with all-time Picnic Pops favorites plus a special event capping off four weeks of concerts at Cannonsburg.

The most frequent flyer at the Picnic Pops comes special delivery from Liverpool, England. Classical Mystery Tour, the world’s most popular tribute to The Beatles together with symphony orchestra, returns for its fourth appearance at Cannonsburg with Here Comes the Sun: A Tribute to the Beatles at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, July 18-19. Gates open at 5:45 p.m. for picnicking and pre-concert entertainment.

Along with such spectacular symphonic hits as Yesterday and A Day in the Life, the show includes a special segment celebrating the 50th anniversary of The Beatles White Album, released in 1968.

Grand Rapids Symphony Picnic Pops
Terry Johnston

Individual table and chair tickets can be purchased through the GRS box office by calling (616) 454-9451 ext. 4 weekdays; or in person at 300 Ottawa Ave. NW, Suite 100; or online at

Tickets also are available at the gate at the night of the concert for an additional $5. Group discounts are available for groups of 10 or more people by calling (616) 454-9451.

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