The Louisville Orchestra has put together an amazing 2008 Fifth Third Bank ROARchestra series at the Louisville Zoo each Saturday of July. Fifth Third Bank ROARchestra concerts are the perfect way for a family to explore the Orchestra while relaxing with friends and family.
The outdoor concerts include themed programming and guest artists.
Bring a picnic basket with your favorite food and beverage. Come early and decorate your picnic area to win great prizes. Seating is not provided, so all are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets Gates open at 6:15 PM for FUN PACK SUBSCRIBERS and 6:30 PM for single ticket buyers. All concerts begin at sundown at the Louisville Zoo.
Fifth Third Bank ROARchestra FUN PACKS are $60 and include 4 general admission tickets to be used in any combination for any ROARchestra concert. Call 587-8681 or log on louisvilleorchestra.org for more details. Single tickets are $20 and may be purchased by calling 584-7777 or visiting the Louisville Zoo after May 27th.
Here's the schedule:
Celebrate America! July 5th
This Louisville Pops Orchestra concert is full of traditional patriotic music like "Lincoln Portrait" and "Sing Out, America", blended with all-American favorites like Indiana Jones and Saving Private Ryan themes. And of course it wouldn't be an American celebration with out everyone's favorite classical piece "1812 Overture". Military families can call 502.584.7777 to receive special pricing for this concert. (No discounts at the Zoo day of show.)
The Contours Featuring Sylvester Potts July 12th
Picnic and party with the Louisville Pops Orchestra and "Motown's #1 party group" The Contours! This high-energy concert will feature the hit "Do You Love Me" as well as impeccable harmonies like "Shake Sherry" and "Can You Do It."
Don McLean July 19th
Can you remember the first time your heard the legendary rock standard "American Pie"? Sing a long to this beloved tune when you hear Don McLean perform it live with the Louisville Pops Orchestra. Other amazing ballads include "Crying" and "Vincent."
Sha Na Na July 26th
Always a favorite, Sha Na Na mixes it up with the Louisville Pops Orchestra in an evening of "Splish Splash" "Blue Moon," "Rockin' Robin" and more! Don't miss this timeless band that starred in the hit film Grease.