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Parkland Pops Concert: "Sock Hop"

Sat, May 14, 2016 starting at 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Group to perform pop-culture '50s favorites May 14, Harold and Jean Miner Theatre 

Pop-culture tunes of the 1950s take center stage during "Sock Hop," a concert by the Parkland Pops to be held Saturday, May 14 at 1 p.m. in Parkland College's Harold and Jean Miner Theatre.

This event is free and open to the public.Parkland Pops Concert

Brian Hagy leads the 14-member chorus in delivering such familiar tunes as Bye Bye Love by Felice and Boudleaux Bryant (debuted by the Everly Brothers), The Righteous Brothers' Unchained Melody, All Shook Up and Love Me Tender by Elvis Presley, At the Hop by Artie Singer, John Medora, and David White (made famous by Danny and the Juniors); and Charlie Brown by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller (made famous by the Coasters), among several other tunes.

The Parkland Pops choir is open to community members, including those with special needs.

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