Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Red, White & BOOM

The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra will continue its summer series at Riverbend Music Center on Friday, July 4 at 8 p.m. with special guests Time For Three and Jacqueline Echols. Guest conductor David Charles Abell will usher the night in with patriotic American classics such as “Star Spangled Banner,” “Yankee Doodle,” and “God Bless America.” Rozzi’s Famous Fireworks will light up the night sky after the performance. All ticket holders for the July 4 concert get free admission and classic rides at Coney Island all day.

Joining the lineup for its Pops debut, the versatile string trio Time for Three will perform sting renditions of modern popular hits such as “Little Lion Man” by Mumford & Sons, “Hallelujah” by Jeff Buckley, and “Banjo Love” from their upcoming self-titled album, Time For Three.

Along with Time for Three, rising opera star Jacqueline Echols will sing the popular hit “Somewhere (Over the Rainbow)” by Harold Arlen, the opera classic “Sempre Libera” from La Traviata, and her famous rendition of “Summertime” from the opera Porgy and Bess.

Tickets for this concert start at $15 are still available and can be purchased via the Pops Box office by calling (513) 381-3300 or visiting $5 tickets for active military or veterans by phone only (513) 381-3300. Kids 17 and under sit free on the lawn with a purchase of an adult ticket.