Disco Fever Dance Party — featuring Classical Night Fever

Dubbed “The Ultimate Disco Party Band,” get your groove on with Classical Night Fever at this 70’s extravaganza and dance in your boogie shoes to the great hits by Barry White, The Commodores, KC and the Sunshine Band, Bee Gees, the Village People, and more. 70’s costumes and hair styles encouraged!

Doors open at 6:30pm for our famous indoor picnicking. Bring your baskets with food, sweets, libations, (dancing shoes!), and even costumes and table decorations!

Landslide: The Music of Fleetwood Mac

Celebrate one of the most important bands of all time, Fleetwood Mac. Featuring smash hits like “Go Your Own Way”, “Rhiannon”, “Dreams”, “The Chain”, and – of course – “Landslide”, the combination of core band and singers with your Long Beach Symphony gives audiences the chance to hear the band’s catalog like never before.

Doors open at 6:30pm for our famous indoor picnicking. Bring your baskets with food, sweets, libations, (dancing shoes!), and even costumes and table decorations!

Windborne’s Music of the Rolling Stones

One of the most iconic Rock groups in history, the Rolling Stones are ranked number 4 of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time by Billboard Magazine. A full rock band and singer join your Long Beach Symphony to deliver the greatest hits of this legendary band, including “Satisfaction”, “Ruby Tuesday”, Honky Tonk Women”, “Angie” and many more!

Doors open at 6:30pm for our famous indoor picnicking. Bring your baskets with food, sweets, libations, (dancing shoes!), and even costumes and table decorations!

Holiday Swing

Ring in the holiday cheer with Byron Stripling’s Holiday Swing! Byron and Sidney McSweeney will light up your holiday stage with their infectious yuletide joy and everyone’s favorite seasonal tunes. Bring the fun, excitement and celebratory spirit to your concert hall as Byron dazzles audiences with his fabulous custom arrangements, virtuosic trumpet playing, vibrant and soulful singing voice, charismatic onstage swagger, and an unforgettable audience sing along. With popular tunes like Joy to the WorldSanta Claus is Comin’ to TownWhite ChristmasSilent Night and a few swingin’ surprises, audiences will experience one of the best gifts of the season.

Business? Club? Planning a holiday gathering of friends and family? Reserve a table now and make it a true Holiday Party!!

Doors open at 6:30pm for our famous indoor picnicking. Bring your baskets with food, sweets, libations, (dancing shoes!), and even costumes and table decorations!

A BEATLES Celebration by Classical Mystery Tour

Return to the era when the Beatles ruled the music world!  The four musicians of Classical Mystery Tour perform the greatest hits from The Beatles’ songbook, joined by the beautiful sounds of your Long Beach Symphony.  Don’t miss this high energy concert as you dance the night away celebrating Beatlemania and the 60th Anniversary of the first Beatles U.S. tour!

Doors open at 6:30pm for our famous indoor picnicking. Bring your baskets with food, sweets, libations, and even costumes and table decorations!

Remember When Rock Was Young: The Elton John Tribute

Long Beach Symphony is thrilled to present an evening of the greatest hits from the legendary Sir Elton John. Get ready to sing and dance the night away to songs that have been at the top of everyone’s playlist for the last five decades.

The Lobby doors will open at 6:30pm for our legendary indoor picnicking. Bring food, drinks, and dancing shoes for this amazingly fun event — and celebrate Pops Pride and the LGBTQ community.

Under the direction of Maestro Eckart Preu, and starring renowned Elton John tribute artist Craig A. Meyer on the piano and on vocals, the symphony will perform a number of Elton John and Bernie Taupin’s most beloved 1970s classics (Crocodile Rock, Bennie and the Jets, Honky Cat and Candle in the Wind), as well as Tony winning Broadway hits, including Can You Feel The Love Tonight from “The Lion King.”

This concert is generously sponsored by Dr. Allen and Charlotte Ginsburg

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A Night of Symphonic Rock Dance Party

 

Get ready to “rock and roll all night” to some of the best Classic Rock of the 70’s and 80’s on May 20, 2023. A seven-member band and the power of your Long Beach Symphony will bring the house down for a full party evening at the Long Beach Arena. Symphonic Rock is the perfect dance party to complete the 22-23 Pops Series season.

Conductor Susie Seiter (best known for The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses and Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions and conducting film concerts such as Frozen Live, Pixar in Concert and Mary Poppins Live) leads this fan-favorite rock band and your Long Beach Symphony as audiences sing along to Rock’s greatest hits. And, in our legendary Pops series style, picnicking and side-stage dance floors will get everyone up on their feet rockin’ and rollin’.

The music of Journey, Led Zeppelin, U2, Starship, Pat Benatar, Scorpions, and Lynyrd Skynyrd are just a few of the evening’s top-of-the-charts favorites.

Doors will open at 6:30 for indoor picnicking. Bring your food and libations, or pre-order online, and don’t forget the dancing shoes and your best rockstar look.

Symphonic Rock will blast out on Saturday, May 20th at 8:00pm at the Long Beach Arena (300 E. Ocean Ave.). Doors will open at 6:30 for indoor picnicking. Bring your food and libations, or pre-order online, and don’t forget the dancing shoes and your best rockstar look. 

 

         

Holiday Pops with the Camerata Singers

It’s the most wonderful time of the year for families to ring in the holidays with a festive evening of your holiday favorites and sing-alongs. Guaranteed to put you and your family in the holiday spirit!

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BRAVO! Broadway

The secret power of storytelling through music comes to the Long Beach Arena as we present Bravo! Broadway.  Audiences will be transported to a different place and time by the glitz and raw emotions of the best of Broadway’s iconic musical pieces, performed by those who have commanded the New York and London stages –and accompanied by the grandeur of a symphonic orchestra.

There is something for everyone: From Funny Girl, to The Wiz, Sweeney Todd, Lion King, Rent, Cabaret, Chicago, Westside Story, Les Misérables, and Phantom of the Opera, to Dreamgirls, Hello Dolly, and The Tina Turner Musical.  

The lights will shine bright as Grammy-winning conductor Dr. James Bass leads the amazing Long Beach Symphony and the stage is transformed by Scarlett Strallen (currently Gwendolyn on Broadway’s production of Travesties and who played Mary Poppins in London’s West End), LaKisha Jones (known as an American Idol finalist and for her role in Broadway’s The Color Purple), and Hugh Panaro who played the title role in Broadway’s The Phantom of the Opera over 2000 times! Enjoy the best compositions by Sondheim, Andrew Lloyd Webber, John Kander, Bernstein, Elton John, and many, many more. 

Doors open at 6:30pm for our famous indoor picnicking. Bring your baskets with food, sweets, libations, and even costumes and table decorations!

 

 

   A warm welcome from LaKisha Jones

 

ARRIVAL from Sweden: The Music of ABBA

Long Beach Symphony will once again deliver a high-energy party evening with indoor picnicking, superb music, and the ability to dance the night away to the legendary music of ABBA, presented by ARRIVAL from Sweden. 

ARRIVAL from Sweden’s 10-member band will join Long Beach Symphony on this powerful stage ensuring Southland audiences jump to their feet. With nearly 400 million records sold and following the success of the musical and movie productions of “Mama Mia,” ARRIVAL from Sweden ensures audiences across the globe can continue to enjoy the band’s fan favorites performed live. ABBA fan clubs have referred to ARRIVAL as “The Closest You Will Ever Get To ABBA!” 

Conducted by the energetic Anthony Parnther, known around the world for his orchestral contributions and extensive list of film and television soundtracks, ARRIVAL from Sweden will deliver the iconic classics like “Money, Money, Money,” “Take a Chance on Me,” and “Mamma Mia!”, ensuring a timeless appeal and connecting with audiences of all ages. 

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