The Fargo-Moorhead Symphony Orchestra performing with 12-piece Post-Traumatic Funk Syndrome
Thursday, August 16 – Bluestem Center for the Arts
CONCERT ADMISSION: General admission adult $20, student $10
PRE-PARTY “BRITISH PUB” ADMISSION: $35 (age 21+)
Imagine the music from your favorite British groups performed LIVE by a full symphony orchestra and twelve-piece funk band! Hits by Led Zeppelin, Adele, The Rolling Stones, Ed Sheeran, Moody Blues, Pink Floyd, Queen, Yes, The Beatles and more will be brought to life at the eight annual “SYMPHONY ROCKS” outdoor concert event. The concert begins with fun and familiar orchestral British tunes performed by the FM Symphony ("Rule Brittania," themes from "Downton Abbey," "Masterpiece Theatre," "Dr. Who" and more). Post-Traumatic Funk Syndrome joins the orchestra on stage for unforgettable interpretations of classics like “Magical Mystery Tour,” “Kashmir,” “Roundabout” and “Eleanor Rigby,” “Nights in White Satin” all the way to present day hits by Adele and Ed Sheeran. With casual seating on general admission benches, lawns perfect for dancing or lounging on blankets, this is a wonderful show for ALL ages. (Note, all reserved seating sold out within two weeks, but there are plenty of general admission tickets still available). Performance at Bluestem Amphitheatre begins at 8 p.m, seating opens at 7 p.m.
Get in the spirit – and get great early bird parking – by attending the BRITISH PUB PRE-PARTY before the concert. Come straight from work and enjoy a pub-style buffet (including Bangers & Mash, Guinness Beer Cheese Soup, Vegetarian Shepherds’ Pie, Braised Beef & Ale Pie and more), one free drink plus cash bar, games of chance for prizes, and more. Come to “The Dented Horn” pub pre-party at Bluestem’s Marcil Commons and start the evening right from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
CONCERT: $20 Adult GA Bench and GA Lawn, $10 Children (12 and under) GA Bench and GA Lawn (Rain or shine event, no refunds). Concert tickets available at www.fmsymphony.org, by phone at 701.478.3676, or at the amphitheatre the night of the performance.
PRE-PARTY: $35 (ages 21+), includes early bird parking, pub-style meal and one free drink ticket – available at www.fmsymphony.org or by phone at 701.478.3676.