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The Boston Pops

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Address: 301 Massachusetts Ave, Symphony Hall, Boston, MA 02115-4557
Phone Number: 617-266-1492
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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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I was in line at 7:30 am to get tickets for the Boston Pops Fourth of July concert. There was no problem securing entry when they officially opened at 9. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2016
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We attended Pops Gospel Night last year and this year. We had orchestra seats which included the option to buy food and drinks at your table. Both concerts were enjoyable but I did enjoy the artists last year more than the performer in June 2016. So make sure that the main event will be an artist that you will appreciate.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

I was in line at 7:30 am to get tickets for the Boston Pops Fourth of July concert. There was no problem securing entry when they officially opened at 9. The Boston-discovery-guide.com provided all the information that was needed. As long as you followed the guidelines, i.e. no backpacks, only plastic knives, etc. you got in without a problem. You... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

What an Experience! If you have never been to the Boston Pops firework spectacular, you are missing out! Half a million people in a park, Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas and Little Big Town singing live. Food lines are too long so bring your own! We had a great spot by the water to watch the fireworks. It made me... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

We attended the July 4 Boston Pops show. This was our first chance to watch the Boston Pops live in concert and although it took a very long time to get through security for the show, it was worth it. The Boston Pops put on an excellent show!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

The reputation of this orchestra is well deserved and they out on a fantastic show this week. We enjoyed the concert and the selections. Great setting outside in July all in Boston

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

A group of us were fortunate enough to enjoy the show last night at Symphony Hall entitled "The Golden Age of Broadway." It was a magical evening with wonderful songs both by the Chorus, orchestra as well as four very talented singers. These vocalists were Marin Mazzie, Laura Osnes, Jason Danielyey and Justin Hopkins. The songs chosen were varied and... More 

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Anderson, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Great first visit to the Boston Pops to hear the tribute to Carole King. The show was interactive and a musical delight. Found cheap tickets online. Wished we lived in Boston to go more often.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

We went to a matinee of the Raiders concert. Basically, The Raiders of the Lost Ark movie played, and the Pops provided the music. Having the live music was not special enough for me to drive 2+ hours to Boston and pay a lot for a ticket. The music was right on cue, but often was overlapped by too-loud dialog... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

We very much enjoyed our first Boston Pops concert. As Brits we were however surprised that drinks and food were served throughout. We were unable to enjoy the first part of last nights concert as our concentration was continually disrupted by passing waiters and creaking floorboards. To us, this is very disrespectful of the artistes and I doubt Tchaikovsky would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Totally enjoyed our night at the Boston Pops! We drove in to Boston and parked at the Prudential Center underground parking garage(the place is huge). We got our parking ticket validated and I know the total was under $20. We ate in the Prudential Center and walked through a plaza by the Christian Scientist church maybe 2 blocks. We sat... More 

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Staying in Fenway / Kenmore

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Fenway / Kenmore
The Curse of the Bambino may have ended years ago, but loyal Red Sox fans will continue to infiltrate this home to historic Fenway Park, where you can find victory banners, people yelling in stereotypical Boston accents, and lots of sports bars. Located within Kenmore Square, the old gas station Citgo sign is another Boston skyline classic seen throughout the city. In addition to a hectic and diehard sports mentality, this neighborhood is also home to some of Boston’s many universities. Move from Boston University territory to that of Northeastern, and spend time at the famous Museum of Fine Arts. For more culture, check out the smaller but equally beautiful Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Continue off the beaten path and check out the green space in the Back Bay Fens, a pretty community garden. This diverse neighborhood has a mix of universities, sports, culture, and more residential green space.