Philharmonic changes venue for “Patriotic Pops” concert

"Patriotic Pops" concert moves to Parkview Field.
"Patriotic Pops" concert moves to Parkview Field.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – The Philharmonic will play its Independence Day performance at Parkview Field for the first time this year.

The “Patriotic Pops” concert will be a series of patriotic and family songs including marches from John Phillip Sousa.

The show is at 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 3. Admission is free, but the Philharmonic advises people to come early. After the performance, there will be fireworks over the baseball field.

The performance will be the end of the Phil’s 70th season that focused on American composers. provides commenting on many stories to allow for constructive discussion. In order to comment, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms and Conditions. Anyone violating these terms, including the use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinion of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, flag it so our moderators can review.

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