Celebrate summertime with a beach bash along the Mississippi River featuring the surfin’ sounds of the Beach Boys!

This year’s Riverfront Pops will take place on Saturday Aug 18 at the iconic bandshell in LeClaire Park, Davenport. This set list of good vibrations includes the entire history-making album, Pet Sounds, plus other favorite Beach Boys tunes. 

The Youth Symphony Orchestra will begin at 6:30 p.m. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra’s performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. Adult tickets are $20 in advance and $5 for children. Tickets can be purchased at https://qcsymphony.secure.force.com/ticket/#sections_a0F1Y00000o9tWSUAY.  Adult ticket prices increase by $5 after 4:30 p.m. on Friday Aug 17 (including at the gate).

Bring your chairs, blankets, food and coolers! Concessions will also be available for purchase.

Following tradition, this Riverfront Pops Concert will end with a stimulating rendition of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture and Sousa’s Stars and Stripes Forever, set to a brilliant fireworks display!

Gather your friends and family for this amazing beach bash!

Tess Abney is a freelance writer who was born and raised in the Quad Cities. She spends most of her time attempting to successfully raise three boys. In her free time, writing is her passion. Whether it is sharing local events and businesses with readers or sharing her thoughts on life, she finds comfort in the way words can bring people together.