Picnic Pops still on, rain or shine

The Grand Rapids Symphony featured Brass Transit: The music of Chicago on Thursday, July 20, 2017 during Picnic Pops at Cannonsburg Ski Area. (Michael Buck/WoodTV8)

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – The Grand Rapids Symphony’s D&W Fresh Market Picnic Pops is still on Thursday night at Cannonsburg Ski Area.

Picnic Pops Concerts are on rain or shine. The symphony only cancels if lightning appears in the sky prior to the 8 p.m. start time.

According to the Grand Rapids Symphony’s website:

Tonight’s performance with the Grand Rapids Symphony will be performed rain or shine. Concerts are deemed complete if performed up to intermission. If the concert is canceled due to weather prior to intermission, retain your ticket or ticket stub.

You are welcome to use your ticket at the Saturday, August 5 concert featuring Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlan. If you are unable to join us on Saturday you may use the value of your ticket toward the purchase of a ticket to a Grand Rapids Symphony concert between September 15, 2017 and May 19, 2018.”

Thursday night’s performance will feature the GR Symphony’s new music director, Marcelo Lehninger. The theme of the night is “Classical Fireworks” and will feature classics from Copland’s Hoedown, finale from Dvorak’s New World Symphony and Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture. The night will end with fireworks.

Get your tickets at the door on online at the GRSymphony.org.