PHIL goes Patriotic at Parkview Field

Patriotic Pops by the Fort Wayne Philharmonic on July 1, 2017.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — Thousands of people packed Parkview Field Saturday night for the annual Patriotic Pops Concert with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic.

Caleb Young, conductor, will lead the group on the field.

It was a standing room only event as the PHIL played classic compositions by John Philip Sousa, Edwin Eugene Bagley, John Williams and others. Musical selections included “March from 1941,” “National Emblem March,”  “Liberty Bell March,” and “1812 Overture.”

Of course, the concert was accompanied by fireworks.

The event was free.

More information about the PHIL at www.fwphil.org.