Symphony event moved to Friday

Symphony event moved to Friday


RIDGELAND — The 42nd Annual Pepsi Pops at Old Trace Park, originally set for May 12, has been rescheduled for Friday. 

Gates open at 5:30 p.m., and pre-concert entertainment by the Mississippi Youth Symphony Orchestra will be a part of the festivities, followed by David Keary and Friends at 6 p.m, 

The main show begins at 7:30 p.m., directed and conducted by Crafton Beck. 

The concert will feature recognizable songs from multiple stage and screen adaptations, including tunes from James Bond, Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark, Harry Potter, Spider-Man, Lord of the Rings, Evita, and other hits such as “Moon River” and “Killing Me Softly With His Song.” 

The concert finale will be accompanied with a fireworks show. 

Food trucks will still be on site, and Brown Bottling will have ice-cold Pepsi products for sale. 

Parking in the west lot of Old Trace Park is free, and parking passes can be purchased at the VIP Entry Gate off Post Road to park closer on concert day. 

Guests are encouraged to bring chairs, blankets and picnics to enjoy the show, but are not permitted to bring glass, alcohol, or tents. 

Advance tickets for the concert are $15, and $20 at the gate. To purchase tickets, visit, or call (601) 856-6574. Old Trace Park can be found at 433 Post Road in Ridgeland. 

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