- Wed Jul 3, 2013 – 8:30 p.m.
Join us for the Des Moines Symphony’s 20th annual Yankee Doodle Pops, Central Iowa’s favorite Fourth of July tradition! This year’s theme is Road Trip U.S.A. — An American Journey. This free, family-friendly and patriotic concert concludes with the area’s premier fireworks display over the downtown Des Moines skyline. Bring your picnic baskets, blankets and lawn chairs, or purchase food from an array of vendors at the concert.
Participate in the Yankee Doodle Drive Against Hunger by bringing a non-perishable food item to the concert, and receive a discount offer for the Des Moines Symphony’s 2013-2014 Masterworks Season.
The Des Moines Symphony’s Yankee Doodle Pops is presented by Bank of the West and Dahl’s Foods, with support from BRAVO Greater Des Moines and the Polk County Board of Supervisors. KCCI-TV8 and Lite 104.1 are the concert’s media sponsors.
KEY/ Arr. Damrosch The Star-Spangled Banner
SOUSA The Liberty Bell March
Robert WENDEL From Sea to Shining Sea
HANDY/Arr. Holcombe Saint Louis Blues
FISHER/ Arr. Holcombe Chicago
Traditional/ Arr. Dragon Shenandoah
Traditional/ Arr. Holcombe Armed Forces Salute
Traditional/ Arr. Hayman When the Saints Go Marching In
Steve HEITZEG Nomade from Symphony In Sculpture
SOUSA Washington Post March
BERLIN/ Arr. Healy God Bless America
WARD/Arr. Dragon America the Beautiful
TCHAIKOVSKY 1812 Overture
BAGLEY National Emblem March
John WILLIAMS Midway March
SOUSA The Stars & Stripes Forever
Nitro Ice Cream – Ice Cream
Iowa Machine Shed
Turkey Time – Burgers, brats, chips, lemonade and smoothies
Over the Top – Ice cream
Nadine and Dad Bar-B-Que – Pulled pork sandwiches, turkey legs and brats
DART D-Line detour/extended hours:
DART will detour its FREE D-Line shuttle and extend its hours until 11 p.m. on Wednesday, July 3 for the Des Moines Symphony’s Yankee Doodle Pops. Click on the map to expand it.