Program description (1):

“All Shook Up,” “Love Me Tender,” “Jailhouse Rock,” “Hound Dog” and much, much more — Pacific Symphony backs an internationally renowned tribute artist who will have you believing Elvis never left! Plus, your favorite Pops conductor — Richard Kaufman — presents patriotic favorites in honor of our country’s birthday. Then, the night sky explodes with spectacular fireworks to end a spectacular evening.

Program description (2):

In our annual great American extravaganza, we invite everyone’s favorite American pop duo to the party! Daryl Hall & John Oates, members of the Songwriters Hall of Fame, join the orchestra for a night of their classic hits, plus spectacular fireworks and good old-fashioned American music to celebrate our country’s 235th birthday.

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