North Charleston POPS! To Host 'Select Your Seat' Open House Party 6/18

North Charleston POPS! To Host 'Select Your Seat' Open House Party 6/18The North Charleston POPS! concert series will host a "Select Your Seat" open house party on Monday, June 18 from 5:00 PM -7:00 PM at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center. Music fans are invited to come out and "select their seats" for the 2018-2019 season. The party features music, complimentary hors d'oeuvres, a wine tasting and backstage tours. Season ticket packages start at just $90.

For fans who are unable to attend the open house party, season tickets are on sale now and available online at or by calling the season ticket hotline at (843) 202-ARTS (2787). Single show tickets will go on sale at a later date.

The North Charleston POPS! 2018-2019 season concerts will feature something for everyone. The recently announced concerts include: PHANTOM, PANDOLFI & BEYOND on Saturday, September 8; COUNTRY LEGENDS on Saturday, November 3; GLORIOUS GERSHWIN! On Saturday, January 26; MARCH MADNESS: MUSIC INSPIRED BY SPORTS on Saturday, March 9; and MUSIC OF John Denver on Saturday, April 27. All shows will be performed at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center.

"Join us to experience the excitement of the 2018-2019 season. The passion and excellence of your hometown orchestra awaits you," said Nick Palmer, North Charleston POPS! Conductor and Music Director. "By popular request, we will be featuring the orchestra on all the concerts, while bringing to our stage top-notch guest artists performing 'The Coolest Music' and 'Always the Unexpected.' Our 7th season promises to be the best ever!"

In addition to having the same seat for all performances, North Charleston POPS! season ticket holders enjoy many other benefits such as free parking, priority access to tickets for select Coliseum & Performing Arts Center events before they go on public sale and special discounts & offers not available to the general public.

The North Charleston POPS! made their concert debut on June 26, 2012 at the North Charleston Coliseum backing up legendary musical group Earth, Wind and Fire. Earth, Wind and Fire made a stop in the Lowcountry as part of their "Guiding Lights" tour and to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the City of North Charleston. The North Charleston POPS! performed with the band on some of their biggest hits including, "Boogie Wonderland," "Shining Star," "Sing a Song," "September," "Let's Groove" and many more. Members of the North Charleston POPS! have performed in the past with such national touring Broadway shows as WICKED, MARY POPPINS, CHICAGO, PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, THE BOOK OF MORMON and BEAUTIFUL THE Carole King MUSICAL during their runs at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center.


2018-2019 SEASON

Season Sponsor: The Boeing Company

September 8, 2018


Thomas Pandolfi, Pianist

Join us for an exceptionally exciting and engaging opening night! Our "James Bond" pianist Thomas Pandolfi returns to the PAC to wow you with the world premiere of the Andrew Lloyd Webber piano concerto, featuring themes from several of his musicals, including Phantom of the Opera. The evening also includes fun and familiar selections by master tunesmith Leroy Anderson, featuring musicians of the North Charleston POPS! in favorites like The Typewriter, Buglers Holiday, Fiddle-Faddle, The Waltzing Cat, Forgotten Dreams and more.

Concert Sponsor: Cornerstone Wealth Advisory Group

November 3, 2018


Rachel Potter & Patrick Thomas, Singers

Country Legends, a foot-stompin', toe tappin' tribute to the greatest names in country music, includes songs by famed singers and songwriters Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, Kenny Rogers, Billy Ray Cyrus, Lee Greenwood, Dolly Parton, Carrie Underwood, and Faith Hill. Starring two recording artists from Nashville, this show will leave your boots knocking, your heart pumping, and your country soul content.

Concert Co-Sponsor: The BootJack, Acuity Dental Specialists, McPhail Chiropractic Pain Relief Clinic and CDS

January 26, 2019


Richard Glazier, pianist

Charleston's adopted son, George Gershwin, has always been an audience favorite. Pianist Richard Glazier will entertain you with some of your favorite tunes, including "Rhapsody in Blue", "Embraceable You" and "I've Got a Crush on You". The orchestra will get in the groove with "I Got Rhythm" and "Fascinating Rhythm", plus many more. Music will be accompanied by must-see vintage photos and video footage of George and Ira Gershwin in this unique journey through their music hits! A thoroughly engaging night that you won't want to end.

Concert Sponsor: Benefitfocus

March 9, 2019


The North Charleston POPS! hits one out of the park as they perform beloved sports music, including favorite themes from Rocky, Ice Castles, "Hedwig's Theme" from Harry Potter, the Harlem Globetrotters' "Sweet Georgia Brown", the "Olympic Fanfare", "Skaters Waltz", "We Are the Champions", "Chariots of Fire" and much more. Don your spikes, grab some popcorn and cheer on your favorite songs! Included will be A soulful celebration to St. Patrick's Day.

Concert Co-Sponsor: Stokes VW

April 27, 2019

MUSIC OF John Denver

Jim Curry, guest artist

Jim Curry presents the rebirth of the timeless songs of America's troubadour in a full-length live concert of John Denver's greatest works with your North Charleston POPS!. Grammy Award winning orchestral arrangements coupled with John Denver's songs are the trademark sound of his many hits, including "Rocky Mountain High", "Sunshine on my Shoulders", "Take Me Home, Country Roads", "Calypso", "Annie's Song" and more!

Concert Co-Sponsors: Stokes Honda North and East Cooper Residential Repair

Artists and dates subject to change.

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