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The Boston Pops

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Address: 301 Massachusetts Ave., Symphony Hall, Boston, MA 02115
Phone Number: 617-266-1492
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Description: Conductor Keith Lockhart leads the orchestra at Symphony Hall and on the...
Conductor Keith Lockhart leads the orchestra at Symphony Hall and on the Charles River Esplanade.
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It's The Pops!

If you don't think it's worth it at any price, anytime, whatever they play, then please stay away. It's the Boston Pops, man! THE most iconic symphony in the US. We went to a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

If you don't think it's worth it at any price, anytime, whatever they play, then please stay away. It's the Boston Pops, man! THE most iconic symphony in the US. We went to a holiday concert. How awesome is that??? If you're in Boston, certainly see all the history you can. The Boston Pops isn't exactly 1776 stuff, I get... More 

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Searcy, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We watched the Boston July 4th fireworks display and listened to the Pops playing on the other side of the river. A truly unforgettable experience! Speakers up and down both sides of the river made it possible to hear even from a distance.

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Westwood, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

You have to see the Holiday POPS at least once. Nice family tradition that really puts us in the Holiday mood. Floor seating can be tight, but still good views.

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Burlington, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The Boston Pops Holiday show is a must in Boston at the holidays! The music selection is always wonderful, with some history involved and a few just classic Christmas Carols. We got floor seats at a table this year thinking it would be a great place to watch, but I do actually prefer the balcony! Fun show for all ages... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The Boston Pops is an institution and for a very good reason. The programs are excellent, there is a friendliness and informality that feels very welcoming and the performances are top quality. Check what's on, but regardless, if you have the opportunity and can get tickets, you will have a memorable visit. We sat in the balcony overlooking the main... More 

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I went on a recommendation of a local. I really enjoyed the music and had a wonderful evening at the Boston Pops. It's a little pricey but not unexpected for Boston.

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Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We caught the Boston Pops and a lovely Friday evening in June at Tanglewood (their summer home) as they cover about a dozen of the Beatles hits! Awesome! Then to make a nice show spectacular Sheryl Crow performed with the Pops backing her up. Nice Evening.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

I was surprised and delighted to be able to get tickets to see the Boston Pops in May when they were doing the Beatles tribute. It was a fabulous evening - all the music was superbly played and it was good to hear details of the Beatles' years as the story progressed. Very well done, thoroughly professional and a tick... More 

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Framingham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We have gone to the pops for a very long time and never get dissapointed. The first half is always classical music and the second half is more modern popular music. They are now doing "By Popular Demand" music in whichw the audience gets to vote on which songs to play. If you are visiting Boston this is a must.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I spent a wonderful evening at the Boston Pops Celtic evening in Boston. If you like your music and dance a la River Dance then this is an evening for you. An Irish singer and Irish dancers led the evening. I am not quite sure how a Spaniard got in on the act but he assured us that his part... More 

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Address: 301 Massachusetts Ave., Symphony Hall, Boston, MA 02115
Phone Number: 617-266-1492
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Fenway / Kenmore

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