The Ashford University SUMMER POPS is San Diego Symphony’s annual outdoor summer concert series. The concerts are performed on a stage that is construct each year at Embarcadero Marina Park South, on San Diego Bay right behind the San Diego Convention Center. Seating options include cabaret tables, grandstand seating (fold-down chairs) and general admission lawn seating. As this is an outdoor venue by the Bay, warm and layered clothing is recommended.
SUMMER POPS is 10 weeks of concerts from just before 4th of July through Labor Day, all featuring the San Diego Symphony and some of today’s hottest pop acts. This year’s Summer Pops performers include Boz Scaggs, Nathan Pacheco, Ozomatli, Burt Bacharach and more!. There will also be some very hot tributes to Elvis, The Beatles, ABBA and Ray Charles, as well as a new concert/screening of Disney’s classic Fantasia. The Principal Summer Pops conductor is Matthew Garbutt.
Ashford University SUMMER POPS concerts begin, unless otherwise noted, at 7:30 p.m., with gates opening at 6 p.m. Subscription concerts are on Friday and Saturday nights, with some occasional Sunday nights, and special concerts are on Thursdays and Sundays.