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November 19, 2012

Peter Nero And The Philly Pops Present “Holiday Pops 2012,” A Festive Holiday Concert Running December 7-22

Peter Nero And The Philly Pops Present "Holiday Pops 2012," A Festive Holiday Concert Running December 7-22

Peter Nero and the Philly Pops celebrate their 34th season of musical cheer with the 2012 edition of the beloved holiday concert series Holiday Pops. Running December 7-22, the concert offers the delightful, nostalgic seasonal tunes Philadelphians have come to cherish with both matinees that are great for groups, families and kids and evening performances […]

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February 6, 2012

The Philly Pops Present “A Night At The Oscars,” A Cinematic Music Concert, February 8-12

The Philly Pops Present "A Night At The Oscars," A Cinematic Music Concert, February 8-12

Take a trip to Hollywood with Peter Nero and the Philly Pops’ “A Night At The Oscars,” on stage February 8-12 in Verizon Hill at the Kimmel Center. Jodi Benson, the famous voice of Ariel in the Oscar-winning Disney movie The Little Mermaid, will join the POPS along with Philly-based Broadway and film star Sal […]

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December 7, 2011

Peter Nero And The Philly Pops Present “Holiday Pops,” A Festive Holiday Concert Running December 9-22

Peter Nero And The Philly Pops Present "Holiday Pops," A Festive Holiday Concert Running December 9-22

Ring in this festive time of year with Peter Nero and the Philly Pops’ annual Holiday Pops concert, beginning this Friday, December 9 and running through Thursday, December 22. Enjoy the delightful, nostalgic seasonal tunes Philadelphians have come to cherish. This year’s show features Ashley Brown, famous for originating the role of Mary Poppins on […]

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March 1, 2011

Peter Nero And The Philly Pops’ 50s Dance Party Is On Stage At The Kimmel Center Beginning Tomorrow, March 2

Peter Nero And The Philly Pops' 50s Dance Party Is On Stage At The Kimmel Center Beginning Tomorrow, March 2

Peter Nero and the Philly Pops revive classic 50s pop music and the legendary Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and Big Bopper with their 50s Dance Party, on stage at the Kimmel Center’s Verizon Hall March 2-6. The world-renowned, Philadelphia-beloved Pops bring to life dance-inducing, finger-snapping tunes, including popular hits like “At the Hop,” “Why Do […]

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June 29, 2010

Celebrate the Fourth of July Through the Week: Movie Screenings, All You Can Eat Ice Cream Festival, & Two Days of Fireworks @ Wawa Welcome America 2010

Celebrate the Fourth of July Through the Week: Movie Screenings, All You Can Eat Ice Cream Festival, & Two Days of Fireworks @ Wawa Welcome America 2010

July is almost here, and it’s time for the real celebration to begin. Not that we haven’t already been partying for the past week, of course. Check out all these events running from July 1st through the 4th, all part of Wawa Welcome America. Thursday, July 1st Looking to catch a movie? Why not see […]

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November 30, 2009

Philadelphia Lights the Christmas Tree This Wednesday

Philadelphia Lights the Christmas Tree This Wednesday

I’ve always felt that the holiday season isn’t truly underway until there are a number of bedecked and illuminated trees around the city. When I was growing up, those trees were in front of the Eagle Rock Community Center (just outside of Los Angeles) and in Pioneer Courthouse Square (Portland, OR). These days, my holiday […]

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July 1, 2009

The Philadelphia Orchestra & The Philly Pops @ The Mann in July

The Philadelphia Orchestra, Philly Pops and Mann Center for the Performing Arts are teaming up for a full month of instrumental entertainment. The second week of concerts with the Philadelphia Orchestra takes place July 21, 23 and 24 , with a concert from Peter Nero and The Philly Pops on July 22. This series begins […]

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